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Select news media highlighting Maia and her projects.
Maia Weinstock and LEGO minifig

LEGO Ideas (December, 2016):
10K Club: Meet Maia Weinstock of "Women of NASA"

Silicon Republic (August, 2016):
Using Lego figures to build recognition for great women in STEM

GirlBoss (August, 2016):
Portrait of a Girlboss: Maia Weinstock – writer, editor and champion of female Legos

Upworthy (July, 2016):
You may not have heard of these 5 women. Which is why this Lego set needs to exist.

Additional select media relating to Maia's Women of NASA proposed LEGO set:
AdaFruit | Brick Warriors | Business Insider | Bustle | ChipChick | CNET | CollectSPACE | Daily Dot | Digital Trends | Elle (UK) | Fox News | Geek and Sundry | Gigazine (Japan) | Her Agenda | Liberation (France) | The Mary Sue | Marie Claire (Mexico) | Mashable | Mental Floss | Mindful of Science | New York Times | Okay Player | Popular Science | Quartz | Rolling Out | Science Alert | Silicon Republic (Ireland) | Slate | | Toronto Star (Canada) | U.S. News and World Report

Public Radio International (July, 2015):
Lego's messy history of marketing to girls

Attn: (July, 2015):
Lego's new campaign is an awesome step for women

Additional media relating to Maia's article exploring LEGO's new female minifigures:
Business Insider | Bust | Deeper Blue | Mademoizelle (French) | The Mary Sue | Nerdist | The New York Times | Public Radio International | Slate | Take the Lead Women | Women You Should Know

History of females in LEGO timeline

Studio 360 (June, 2015):
Podcast: Bringing female heroes to the LEGO universe

The Boston Globe (April, 2015):
Dreaming of LEGO equality

Constitution Daily (April, 2015):
Justice at last for the Lego Supreme Court figurines

Newsweek (March, 2015):
Legal Justice League Lego Maker on Writing Women Into History

MAKERS (March, 2015):
The Women of the Supreme Court Are Now Awesome LEGOs

Additional media relating to Maia's "Legal Justice League" Supreme Court LEGO set:
ABA Journal | ABC News | Above the Law | A Mighty Girl | BoingBoing | Business Insider | Bust | Buzzfeed | Cosmopolitan | Daily Beast | Feministing | Forward | Geekwire | Grist | Huffington Post | Jezebel | KQED | Kvinneguiden (Norweigian) | Law Street Media | Marie Claire | The Mary Sue| Mashable | Mental Floss | Metafilter | MSNBC | Neatorama | NPR | PacMae (Portuguese) | PSFK | Public Radio International | Quartz | Seventeen | Smithsonian | Studio 360 | Telegraph | TIME | Upworthy | Washington Post

Yahoo! (March, 2015):
10 LEGO Mini-figures of Real Life Science Heroes (February, 2015):
TED scientists get the LEGO treatment

NPR (August, 2014):
New Lego Play Kit Features Women In Roles Of 3 Scientists

Science (June, 2014):
Building Blocks of Science Diversity (September, 2013):
At last! LEGO creates a female scientist minifigure

Think Progress (September, 2013):
Shattering The Plastic Ceiling: Why It Matters That LEGO Just Created A Female Scientist

Additional media relating to Maia's SciAm article that broke the "Female LEGO Scientist" story:
Smithsonian | CNET | Gizmodo | The Mary Sue | LiveScience | Fast Company | Christian Science Monitor | A Mighty Girl | The Huffington Post | The Washington Post | The Onion | MSN | Annals of Spacetime | The Week (UK) | Mademoizelle (French) | Index (Hungarian)

BoingBoing (May, 2011):
Scitweeps: LEGO minifigs of scientists and "science popularizers" (January, 2011):
Watch Carolyn Porco's 2007 TEDTalk re-created shot for shot in LEGO

Wikipedia cupcakes

The Huffington Post (April, 2015):
Editors Are Trying To Fix Wikipedia's Gender And Racial Bias Problem

NPR (March, 2014):
Here and Now with Robin Young

The New York Times (January, 2014):

The Associated Press (October, 2013):
Women scientists, Wikipedia under microscope in RI

Chronicle of Higher Education (October, 2013):
Wiki 'Edit-a-Thon' at Brown U. Will Add Entries for Women in Science

Al Jazeera America (October, 2013):
Wiki-editors boost entries on female scientists to mark Ada Lovelace Day

Maia's Interview on Southern California Public Radio (October, 2013):
Take Two [Click "Listen to This Episode" and scroll to 1:29:40]

Maia's Interview on CJAD 800 News Radio in Montreal (October, 2013):
Viewpoints with Todd van der Heyden

Additional media relating to the 2013 Ada Lovelace Wikipedia edit-a-thon Maia led @ Brown:
A Mighty Girl | The Atlantic | BoingBoing | Boston Globe | Business Week | Brown Daily Herald | Bust | Campus Technology | Daily Dot | Fast Company | FayerWayer (Spanish) | Feministing | Geek Exchange | Il Fatto Quotidiano (Italian) | Jezebel | Linkiesta (Italian) | LiveScience | The Mary Sue | New York | New Yorker | New York Times | PBS | Policy Mic | The Scientist | Silicon Angle | Slate | Slate | Slate France (French) | Washington Post | World Science Festival