As a Mom it is important to me that my kids know that they have the power to pick what they want to make of their life. I teach them as often as I can that they have the power to make the world a better place by spreading love and kindness vs being mean to others. I am always so proud of them when one of them comes home telling me about how they helped a friend of theirs, how they shared their lunch with a kid who didn’t have one or come up with an idea to help those in need. This past weekend I was at a Birthday party with Alyssa, and the one little girls moms came up to me and told me that Logan is in their older daughter’s class and that when kids were picking on her for having 2 moms he stood up for her. They told me it made a big difference in their daughter handling the comments other kids were making because another child stood up for her. This is something that is important for me to see my kids do and know that they understand that it is important for them to be kind, be helpful, be thoughtful and that they can make a difference in the world.
I am really excited about the Marvel’s CAPTAIN AMERICA: CIVIL WAR - Girls Reforming the Future Challenge, it is a great way to get girls to see just how powerful they can be and how they can do anything they put their minds to! Marvel is having this challenge to engage young women to further the Avengers’ goal of making the world a better place.
About the Contest:
NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. Contest commences on March 11, 2016 and ends at 9:00PM PT on March 26, 2016. Open only to girls between the ages of 15 and 18, in grades 10 -12, as of March 26, 2016, who are legal residents of the 50 United States or the District of Columbia. Limit 1 entry per person. Winners must be able to travel on or about April 10, 2016 through April 13, 2016. See Official Rules at http://www.
This program, supported by the Science & Entertainment Exchange, a program of National Academy of Sciences, seeks to inspire young girls to create positive world change for their generation and beyond through science and technology. One exceptional young woman will be selected to receive a one-week internship with Marvel Studios. The challenge invites girls nationwide, ages 15 – 18, in grades 10 -12,to submit innovative STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, or Mathematics)-based projects that have the potential to change the world. Each applicant will be asked to submit a short video demonstratingher project and explaining how her science and technology-based project could make the world a better place. Five finalists will be selected to come to California and present their projects to a panel of experts. One grand prize winner will be selected from the five finalists to receive an internship with Marvel Studios.
Finalists will have the opportunity to inspire other young girls around the world by participating in a LIVE global Broadcom Masters webinar during which the girls will discuss how their STEM skills enabled them to create their projects and become a finalist of the Captain American Civil War: Girls Reforming the Future Challenge. The Grand Prize Winner will share her MARVEL STUDIOS Internship experience, giving girls everywhere a peak into STEM skills in action outside the lab and the classroom.
How AMAZING does that sound!?!?! I think it sounds PERFECT for helping to inspire young girls to be what they want to be and make the world a better place!
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