Debbie Sterling2017-10-10T10:37:20+00:00

Debbie Sterling

Product Designer and Mechanical Engineer

“Whether it’s in Mechanical Engineering 101 in college or in their third-grade science class, girls should never question their value, ability or contribution.”

Career Highlights
  • Founder and CEO of GoldieBlox, an award-winning line of engineering toys for girls
  • GoldieBlox’s main action figure, Goldie, is a girl inventor who uses wheels, washers, axles, blocks, cranks, ribbons and a pegboard to help her figurine friends and pet dog solve challenges
  • Campaign on Kickstarter, an online fundraising platform for creative projects, raised her over $285,000 in 30 days
  • Influenced by many people growing up including her grandmother, a cartoonist who passed along her creativity and courage

STEM Gems Club

Is a career as a Product Designer and Mechanical Engineer in your future? STEM Gem Debbie Sterling has created an enterprise to Get Girls Building. As CEO of GoldieBlox, an award-willing line of engineering toys with construction sets and action figures, Ms. Sterling is teaching girls to take risks and never give up. Watch one of her videos. Then, with your STEM Gems Tribe, discuss, explore, reflect, and act.