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STEM and Star Wars

Today, I spent a good fifteen minutes waiting for starwars.com to load from my iPhone in a parking lot as I waited to read the big casting announcement for the first in the Disney-Lucasfilm partnership to take over Star Wars: Episode VII. Once the page finally came up on my phone, I realized that this announcement is important not just for the film series, but for future girls in STEM. Here are my thoughts: Great Expectations for Daisy Ridley, the first Star Wars Disney Princess.”