This archive presents a chronological list of media and press coverage of Girls Garage, divided by bylines, features, and mentions. Follow our top stories on our news page!

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Bylines and Thought Leadership:

  • To Remake the World, Give Girls All the (Power) Tools
    Fast Company  |  June 2, 2020
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  • Girls Garage: Teaching Girls to Fear Less and Build More
    Evoke  |  March 5, 2019
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Featured in:

  • Why More Women Are Considering Careers in the Trades
    Family Handyman | September 17, 2020
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  • These Teen Girls Are Building the World They Want to See
    REP CO | September 15, 2020
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    Lonny | September 15, 2020
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  • Nonprofit Helps Girls Build the World They Want to See
    Family Handyman | September 3, 2020
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  • Girls Garage – Book Review
    Bookology | September 1, 2020
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  • Girls Garage Book Empowers Young Women to Build, Believe
    Family Handyman |  August 26, 2020
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  • Designing Change
    Museum of Craft and Design |  August 23, 2020
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  • 2020 Agents of Change
    Diablo Magazine | August 21, 2020
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  • New Book Encourages Girls to Build
    KALW Crosscurrents |  July 13, 2020
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  • Review: Girls Garage
    Mr. Alex’s Bookshelf |  July 8, 2020
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  • Girl Power Tools: PW Talks with Emily Pilloton
    Publisher’s Weekly  |  June 26, 2020
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  • Book Review: Girls Garage: How to Use Any Tool, Tackle Any Project, and Build the World You Want to See by Emily Pilloton
    MG Book Village  |  June 24, 2020
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  • Introvert’s Guide To The Good Life: Why You Should Build Literally Anything
    Nerdette  |  June 23, 2020
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  • Why learning DIY is a quick fix for a happier life
    The Times UK  |  June 15, 2020
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  • Interview with Emily Pilloton
    The Furniture Society  |  June 10, 2020
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  • The Power of Scrappy with Emily Pilloton and Diana Kapp
    San Francisco Public Library  |  June 9, 2020
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  • Girls, Guts, and Gadgets with Emily Pilloton and Caroline Paul
    Bay Area Book Festival  |  June 4, 2020
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  • How to Make a DIY Birdhouse for Your Backyard
    Good Morning America  |  June 3, 2020
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  • Berkeley’s Girls Garage Joins Battle Against Pandemic
    KTVU  |  April 21, 2020
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  • Make/Believe
    The Oprah Magazine  |  March 2020
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  • Girls Garage Goes Under Construction at Square’s New Oakland Headquarters
    Bohlin Cywinski Jackson  |  March 11, 2020
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  • Girls Garage Teaches Young Girls How to Use Power Tools
    TODAY  |  October 22, 2019
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  • Building Confidence with Girls Garage
    Mission Unstoppable  |  October 5, 2019
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  • This Founder Wants to Empower Girls Through Furniture Making
    Business of Home  |  May 30, 2018
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  • Melinda Gates Wants More Girls and Women in STEM. Here’s How She’s Working Toward That.
    TIME  |  May 21, 2019
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  • #WhyIMake with Emily Pilloton
    Infosys Foundation  |  June 11, 2018
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  • Girls Garage, Where Learning to Build Promotes Creativity and Grit
    Berekleyside  |  May 23, 2018
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  • Fear Less, Build More
    National Endowment for the Arts  |  March 22, 2018
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  • Girls Garage: Where Emily Pilloton Is Cultivating A Community Of ‘Fearless Builder Girls’
    Women You Should Know  |  June 15, 2017
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  • Changing Who Gets to Make the World
    Edutopia  |  June 7, 2017
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  • Profile: Emily Pilloton
    Seriously Badass Women  |  February 2017
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  • If She Builds It
    Habitat Magazine  |  Fall 2016
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  • Berkeley’s Girls Garage: A Place for Girls to Build Their Dreams
    East Bay Times  | September 28, 2016
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Mentioned in:

  • How the arts led the push for women’s suffrage and will push for more progress
    Tennesseean  |  August 31, 2020
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  • 25 Children’s Books your Kids and Teens Won’t Be Able to Put Down this Summer
    TODAY  |  June 15, 2020
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  • How 6 Berkeley Authors are Promoting New Books when Everyone’s at Home
    Berkeleyside  |  June 8, 2020
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  • The Bay Area Book Festival Monthly: What We’re Reading in May
    San Francisco Book Review  |  May 21, 2020
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  • Kaiser Permanente puts Berkeley Carpentry Shop to Use Making Face Shields
    Berkeleyside  |  April 14, 2020
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  • How Melinda Gates Learned to Overcome Fear
    Teen Vogue  |  May 31, 2019
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