Our Mission

Rising Stargirls is dedicated to encouraging girls of all colors and backgrounds to learn, explore, and discover the universe. We do this by engaging girls in interactive astronomy workshops using theater, writing, and visual art to address each girls as a whole. This provides an avenue for individual self-expression and personal exploration that is interwoven with scientific engagement and discovery. We are committed to the idea that there is no one way to be a scientist, and that together, both science and the arts can create enlightened future scientists and imaginative thinkers.

No star is ever lost we once have seen,
We always may be what we might have been.

— Adelaide Anne Procter (1825-1864), from "Legend of Provence"