It was so inspiring to hear your Ted Talk, which is actually how I initially heard about Goldie Blox. Currently studying Civil Engineering at the University of California Irvine, I can only understand exactly what it feels like to walk into a classroom and feel like the odd one out. I myself was very interested in construction and inventing contraptions to, for example, open my bedroom door as a younger girl. Though I loved my fair share of pink and princess toys, I remember turning my hot pink Barbie Corvette into a robot of sorts! It really is inspiring to hear what you have done and are doing as I find people surprised that I can find Engineering interesting and still like to dress up or get my hair done. I'm glad that someone is trying tell society that it doesn't come down to choosing between two things, but being able to have the best of both worlds. Thank you, and I will end this with the question of how I can partake in a movement such as this which is allowing us to use creative methods such as Goldie Blox to move forward in society?
by Sarah Grace, Irvine, CA
on August 27, 2013