Netokracija – Pyxie Dust radionice stižu u Zadar!

Netokracija – Pyxie Dust radionice stižu u Zadar!

Sljedeći vikend, točnije u petak i subotu, Zadar će biti domaćin projekta Pyxie Dust. Riječ je o besplatnim dvodnevnim radionicama za djevojke u dobi od 13 do 18 godina s fokusom na znanost, tehnologiju, inženjerstvo i matematiku, područja obuhvaćenima popularnim akronimom STEM. Sljedeći tjedan, 17. i 18. lipnja, coworking prostor COIN Zadar bit će domaćin prvog događaja Pyxie Dust projekta u Dalmaciji. O čemu je točno riječ? Pyxie Dust...

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STV: Teenage girls from Osijek are learning how to code, make robots and fly drones

STV: Teenage girls from Osijek are learning how to code, make robots and fly drones

[quote Text=”I don’t want to be put in a box with a label on it, I believe that you can be anything or everything you want.” name=”Josie Zec” name_sub=”founder of Pyxie Dust Project”] Slavonska Televizija (STV) published a video about Pyxie Dust Project event in Osijek. Girls made their own robotic program, they’ve played with drones, made their own cars using only plastic bottles and batteries and we...

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CroatiaWeek: Meet Josie Zec – Teenager Opening Doors for Girls in Croatia

CroatiaWeek: Meet Josie Zec – Teenager Opening Doors for Girls in Croatia

She is only just 15 years of age but has already had her own book published, represented Croatia at the Junior Eurovision Song Contest, and currently is leading a project supporting girls and women in STEM – Science Technology Engineering and Math… We love to focus on people doing good things in the community in Croatia, and one teenager with a huge drive making a...

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Netokracija – Pyxie Dust Project stiže u Osijek!

Netokracija – Pyxie Dust Project stiže u Osijek!

Tinejdžerice željne novoga znanja će krajem sljedećeg tjedna doći na svoje na istoku Hrvatske. Coworking Osijek će 4. i 5. ožujka ugostiti Pyxie Dust Project, s dvodnevnim okupljanjem koje će poslužiti da se djevojčice u dobi od 13 do 20 godina bolje upoznaju s područjima obuhvaćenima akronimom STEM – znanošću, tehnologijom, inženjerstvom i matematikom. Kako se zagrijati za programiranje upijanjem novog znanja uz pomoć predavača i mentora,...

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Participant interview – Jana Mikoč

Participant interview – Jana Mikoč

What did you think about programming before the event? I thought that it would be much bigger and like a lecture about programming, but I was pleasantly surprised. What we’re the most important thing you learned on Pyxie Dust? I learned that coding is surprisingly easy and fun. Anybody can have a career in programming and that there are a lot of interesting people that...

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Zagreb was a blast!

Zagreb was a blast!

The Pyxie Dust Project 2015 launch saw the program get expanded to embrace STEM/STEAM –Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math.  We are lucky to have input from the founder, Josie (b.2000), we continue to keep the events focused on what real girls want and not just what adults think girls want.  The program is led by her creative direction and maintaining the principles to inspire girls...

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Netokracija – Pyxie Dust Project: Tinejdžerice programiraju u Zagrebu, Osijeku i Zadru

Netokracija – Pyxie Dust Project: Tinejdžerice programiraju u Zagrebu, Osijeku i Zadru

U organizaciji zagrebačkog Impact Huba, i ove godine očekuje nas okupljanje tinejdžerica u sklopu Pyxie Dust Projecta. Riječ je o projektu koji će djevojke u dobi od 13 do 20 godina približiti svijetu programiranja i stvaranja, s radionicama namijenjenima unaprjeđenju njihova znanja na području znanosti, tehnologije, inženjerstva i matematike. Zagreb, Osijek i Zadar ugostit će novo izdanje Pyxie Dust Projecta, s dvodnevnim okupljanjima na kojima će...

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Jutarnji List: The youngest Croatian woman enterpreneur

Jutarnji List: The youngest Croatian woman enterpreneur

Sve je počelo kad je prije tri godine osmislila i napisala slikovnicu pod nazivom Animingles. A uslijedile su i igračke, u planu su i mobilne aplikacije… Animingles su, inače, likovi nastali miješanjem različitih životinja, a glavna poruka knjige ove mlade autorice je da ljude ne treba suditi prema vanjskom izgledu, već prema onome što im je u srcu. Josie je u svojoj knjizi htjela svijet...

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Women in Adria: Ima 13 godina, a već kodira i vodi vlastiti projekt

Women in Adria: Ima 13 godina, a već kodira i vodi vlastiti projekt

Josephine Ida Zec sasvim je normalna 13-ogodišnjakinja, a opet toliko drugačija. Sa samo 11 godina sudjelovala je u natjecanju gdje je trebalo osmisliti ideju u 60 sekundi. Osvojila je treće mjesto, a ubrzo nakon toga napisala i svoju knjigu. Danas vodi vlastiti projekt podučavanja tinejdžerki programiranju i sudjeluje na “pitchu” kao velika. Bilo bi zanimljivo reći “Sve je počelo tad i tad”, no Josie, kako ju zovu...

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Pyxie Dust Project Pilot Event 2014

Pyxie Dust Project Pilot Event 2014

The Pyxie Dust Project pilot event helped to teach girls from the age of 11 to 22 how to code and got them interested in technology careers. This first event took place at Impact Hub Zagreb from Friday 12th to Sunday 14th of September. 2014.  The 3-day event including coding in tech training in hardware and software as well as content creation.  We had do-it-yourself...

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