How do we kick-start girls on the road to technology? In this dynamic book, Lesley Farmer provides a framework that teachers, librarians, youth workers, and parents can use to empower girls to succeed in today's technology-rich world. Farmer first examines the disconnect many girls have with technology and then shows adults what they can do to change the current environment.Drawing on the work of experts in psychology, sociology, technology, and education, the book highlights school and afterschool programs that have inspired confidence in teen girls and, as a result, increased their interest in technology-based careers. It also describes fun learning activities designed specifically for girls - based on their developmental needs and interests. The activity topics include: Entertainment; Education; Fashion and beauty; Animals and environment; Healthcare; Law; Sports and fitness; Business/self-employment; Art and Design; and, Writing.