#OnThisDay September Roundup!

Hey, Team Goldie! Throughout each month, we use #OnThisDay posts to highlight moments and women in history that have shaken up STEM and other global issues. In case you miss them in real time, we will be rounding them up here at the end of every month – starting now!   September 2: Diana Nyad […]

This Week in Girl Power: A 91-Year-Old Inventor and a 12-Year-Old Genius

It was a busy week, wasn’t it? Between the work, the family, and the errands, we wouldn’t blame you for missing some of this news. But we’re here to help, and we’ve picked a couple of the best stories from this week – just in case you missed it. First, in #TeamGoldie news… It’s a big […]

Behind the Blox!

For the first post on our newly re-engineered blog, we wanted to take a page from our own handbook on how to handle first days. When someone comes to work for the first time at GBHQ, we ask them a very serious question: “What’s your superpower?” Answers are often silly and range from “recognizing child […]

3 Years Later

I will always remember how nervous I was to click the button to activate our Kickstarter campaign. It was a crazy feeling. What if we don’t raise any money? What if the industry folks are right, that construction toys for girls would never sell? Am I insane?! But I’m so glad I went through with it, […]

Buckle Your Toolbelts: FIVE New Toys Exclusively at!

Hey Bloxstars! We have FIVE fab new toys to share, and we can’t wait for you to get building! Who doesn’t love a good crafting session? Get crafting Goldie-Style with our new Craft-Struction kit! Great for hours of open-ended play, this kit encourages problem-solving and prototyping, and comes with a rad poster for your mini-engineer’s […]

Strong, Smart, and Bold!

I was recently honored at the 27th Annual Strong, Smart and Bold Fundraiser Luncheon, held by Girls Inc. of Alameda County. If you’re not familiar with Girls Inc., it is truly one of my favorite organizations. They are an amazing nonprofit that inspires hundreds of thousands of girls from underserved communities across the nation to be […]

Some Exciting News!

GoldieBlox and I have had some pretty incredible opportunities over the past couple of years: an ad in the Superbowl, a float in the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade, and speaking on-stage with Hillary Clinton about the importance of getting more girls into STEM. I am so excited to finally tell you about another amazing opportunity I […]

Talking STEM with Hillary Clinton

  Recently I had the amazing honor of joining Secretary Hilary Clinton on-stage at an incredible No Ceilings event in New York. No Ceilings is an initiative led by Secretary Clinton and Chelsea Clinton to inspire and advance the full participation of women and girls. It brings people together from around the world to discuss the status of […]

Team Goldie Highlight: Meet Jan!

Meet Jan! (and her AWESOME sweater) In one sentence, can you sum up what your role is at GoldieBlox? I make sure that GoldieBlox is financially and operationally efficient so that we can keep on delivering our mission in a sustainable way. What’s your super power? My super power is the ability to see the […]

Team Goldie Highlight: Meet Trevor!

Meet Trevor, Executive Art Director here at GoldieBlox. In this post, Trevor tells us about his influences as an illustrator and designer, how he came to GoldieBlox, and why he’s passionate about the work he does every day. I’ve been drawing characters for as long as I can remember, creating a world that I want to live […]