Each Decoder Puzzle comes with a companion story and two sets of 3D glasses. Kids will be extra motivated to complete the puzzle so they can put on the glasses and uncover the hidden mystery items in each illustrated scene.
There’s a focus on Black and Indigenous women of color, because they are woefully underrepresented in most STEM discussions. Stylized portraits are combined with interesting brief biographies that recount their journeys and highlight their achievements.
Highlighting the contributions of women and people of color in STEM — and training the next generation of tech leaders — is part of the mission of her latest venture, a new media company called Represented Collective.
“We highlight women throughout the world who were the cornerstones of many of the technologies we use now, from pharmaceutics drugs to GPS mapping to all sorts of inventions. And so, that’s legendary”, says Karanja.