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Friday Funny, Debbie Sterling, GoldieBlox, toys, women in engineering

Friday Funny: Toy Engineer Tells the Story of GoldieBlox

Both funny and inspiring, Debbie Sterling tells her amazing girl-engineer-with-a-great-idea story at a TED talk.

Debbie Sterling is an engineer and founder of GoldieBlox, a toy company she designed to inspire the next generation of female engineers. She has made it her mission in life to tackle the gender gap in science, technology, engineering, and math. And she wants to begin with young kids. GoldieBlox is a book series+construction set that engages kids to build through the story of Goldie,

Rob Spiegel has covered automation and control for 19 years, 17 of them for Design News. Other topics he has covered include supply chain technology, alternative energy, and cyber security. For 10 years, he was owner and publisher of the food magazine Chile Pepper.

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