The Huffington Post reports that a popular adage holds that it takes a village to raise a child. What, then, can a village do to interest children--particularly girls, who are so underrepresented in STEM fields--in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math? I can attest that it was my own "village" -- my teachers, mentors and family members -- that led me along my path in STEM. While I was fortunate to have that support, many young people do not. Every single child enters the world driven by curiosity; it is the force that drives an infant to grasp for a toy...

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