Rising Scholar Overcomes Severe Childhood Challenges, Sees Bright FutureYsabella Donlan is excited about her future after maneuvering a challenging and heartbreaking past.
Stanford Celebrates 10-Year Anniversary Of StartX With Demo Day ExpoStartX, one of Silicon Valley’s long-running organizations founded to assist tech startups, celebrated a milestone this weekend.
Bay Area High School Senior Develops STEM Curriculum For Young GirlsA high school senior who, as an 8th grader, created a device to sense heat stroke and dehydration is now introducing others to the joy of innovation.
The Hidden Genius Project, Trailhead Meet Up At Salesforce To Learn From The ProsThe Hidden Genius Project and Trailhead have been meeting up at Salesforce to hone their tech skills and learn from the pros. Salesforce Senior Director Leah McGowen and Hidden Genius Project's Communications and Administrative Associate Denzel Russell talked to BR's Christin Ayers about the valuable work they are doing.
The Social Engineering Project Helps Kids Of Color Get The Basics Of STEMAn organization called The Social Engineering Project has been working with kids of color to make sure they learn the basics of STEM. Founder Kevin Nichols talked to BR's host Christin Ayers about the group's activities.
'Oscars Of Science' Brings Together Big Names From Tech And HollywoodThe 7th annual Breakthrough Prize Awards--also known as the "Oscars of Science"--were held Sunday evening at NASA's Ames Research Center in Mountain View.
Bay Area Science Festival Caps Off With 'Discovery Day At AT&T Park'Katherine Nielsen and Luciano Del Rio chat with Bay Area Focus host Michelle Griego about the Bay Area Science Festival happening October 26 through November 3.
Mattel Partners With 'Black Girls Code' To Promote Cool, Tech-Savvy BarbieA Bay Area nonprofit organization is loving the design of a new technology-savvy, African-American Barbie doll that aims to break racial and gender stereotypes.
Hundreds Of Students Take On The Tech ChallengeIt was a classic school competition with a high-tech twist.
Erupting Diet Coke With MentosHave you ever seen the Diet Coke® and Mentos® experiment, which is all over the Internet, and wondered what makes the reaction work?
South SF High School Students Excel In State-Of-The-Art Biotech LabGenentech spent nearly $8 million to build a biotech lab at South San Francisco High School with the goal to get kids excited about STEM fields.
'NERDS' Group Supports Students Striving For STEM CareersDiana Lizarraga guides more than 100 minority and low income students into STEM careers.
Oakland Student Makes The Cut, Wins $20,000 STEM Scholarship From PG&EAn Oakland student is one of only 10 students in Northern and Central California to win a $20,000 college scholarship from PG&E.
Young Oakland Students Conquer Coding In New Robotics ProgramMark and Joanne Perra were volunteering in after school science programs when they realized kids weren't getting enough in the STEM fields of science, technology, engineering and math. So the pair jumped in.
Willie Brown Middle School - SF's First New Campus In A Decade - To Focus On STEM EducationSan Francisco is set to open its first new school in a decade.