The girl effect: In the nexus of literacy and STEM, global opportunity emerges for rural girls

EdNC is running a series of articles this week about the Partnership for Appalachian Girls’ Education. The mission of PAGE is "to provide innovative learning opportunities for adolescent girls in Appalachia."

About the author

Mebane Rash is the CEO and editor-in-chief of EducationNC and the N.C. Center for Public Policy Research. Mebane attended Irwin Elementary, First Ward Elementary, McClintock Middle, and East Mecklenburg High School in Charlotte. She graduated from the University of Virginia in 1990 and the UNC School of Law in 1993. At the UNC School of Law, she was a member of the North Carolina Law Review.… Read full bio »