Disrupting the Pink Isle

Christmas is just a few weeks away.  As you consider what to get your little sister, daughter, niece, neighbor, etc., consider putting down the traditional princess doll and buying a gift that will build spatial skills, increase confidence in problem-solving, inspire creativity and encourage a girl to become a future engineer.  Moved to act as result of being one of the few women in her engineering clases, Debbie Sterling, CEO and founder of GoldieBlox is trying to change the equation for girls all over the world by creating a toy that introduces girls to engineering, a field that is mostly dominated by men.  You can learn more about GoldieBox at http://www.goldieblox.com and in this video:

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