SHERIDAN — In all corners of the state, innovation and creativity are flourishing in the wake of unprecedented challenges.
As a part of its multi-year grant program, the Million Girl Moonshot program, administered by the Wyoming Afterschool Alliance and funded through the STEM Next Opportunity Fund, has launched its pilot project MakeHER with a call for scholars this fall. MakeHER is a collaboration with the University of Wyoming Coe Center for Innovation and Wyoming 4-H, which has been working to develop programs in communities that will combine youth development opportunities with STEM education.
Jane Crayton, Makerspace Coordinator at University of Wyoming, said that the MakeHER program will be designed to capture the attention of teenagers — and girls in particular — across Wyoming.
“Around age 11, girls are most at risk for opting out of…