Dr. Jennifer W. Shewmaker

Parent, Teacher, Activist

Pre-Release Special: 15 year old girl on importance of community

Amber S. is a fifteen-year-old girl who has a close relationship with her parents and older sister. However, she felt a strong need for a community of her own peers … Continue reading

February 6, 2015 · Leave a comment

Book Pre-Release Special: Collett Smart

To celebrate the February 28 release of my book, Sexualized Media Messages and Our Children: Teaching Kids to be Smart Critics and Consumers,¬†I’m having a pre-release sharing of some special … Continue reading

January 30, 2015 · Leave a comment

STEM is for Girls!

Today’s Abilene Christian University & ATEMS (Academy for Technology, Engineering, Math and Science) STEM for Girls event was fun & exciting! A group of 60 middle school girls did hands … Continue reading

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Martin Luther King Jr Day: How will you make a difference?

“I have decided to stick with love. Hate is too great a burden to bear.” “Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate; … Continue reading

January 19, 2015 · Leave a comment

Untold stories of women in computer science

Computer science is a STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) field that remains overwhelmingly difficult for women to break into. This isn’t for lack of effort in many areas. At … Continue reading

January 10, 2015 · Leave a comment

Random Acts of Transformation

This year I’m hoping to regularly share a post on random acts of transformation. The idea behind the Random Acts of Kindness¬†movement is that we can inspire a culture of … Continue reading

January 5, 2015 · Leave a comment

2014 in review

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2014 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: The concert hall at the Sydney Opera House holds 2,700 people. This blog was … Continue reading

January 3, 2015 · Leave a comment
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