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Stanford Students Making Engineering More Accessible for Girls with Toys

Monday, August 20, 2012

Three Stanford graduate engineering students have started a company called Maykah, which develops toys aimed at encouraging girls in science, technology, engineering, and math. The students are developing the toys through StartX; an accelerator intended to cultivate “Stanford’s top entrepreneurs through experiential education”. Roominate, the company’s first toy enables young girls to build and wire a dollhouse using miniature circuits.

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