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Local teen 'recycles the brainpower' of her peers to help better the world

Original post made on Apr 29, 2019

When Menlo Park's Charlotte Acra was 15, she saw a problem she thought had big implications - the small number of girls and minorities in technical and science fields - and set out to do something about it.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Sunday, April 28, 2019, 8:46 AM

Comments (2)

Posted by young'ens
a resident of Menlo Park: other
on Apr 29, 2019 at 12:43 pm

The kids be dragging us ol' folks, kicking and screaming, to sustainability to save the planet.

Good on ya.


Posted by Margo
a resident of Menlo Park: Linfield Oaks
on Apr 29, 2019 at 12:56 pm

I've often said, if you want to solve an impossible problem, give it to a young person. They don't seem to understand "impossible". They just put their heads together and address the issue. Cudos to Charlotte!!!!


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