by Candace Gish on July 24, 2020
Cool Kids Science RVA is a kid run STEM business based in Richmond, Va.
It was founded in 2015 by Alexandra Wright to spread her love of STEM.
Since then, Cool Kids Science RVA has expanded and now sells a variety of science kits for grades k-6, hosts various STEM workshops and activities, and advocates for good science and environmental policies.
You can find us, book workshops, and learn more at Coolkidssciencerva on Facebook and Instagram.
Alexandra Wright is 16 years old and the Founder and Co-CEO of Cool Kids Science RVA.
She is a rising sophomore at Mary Baldwin University in the Program for the Exceptionally Gifted.
She plans to major in physics and biology. Alexandra has experience leading workshops for youth over the past 3 years working with local non profits including 4-H and several libraries. Alexandra is both a national and state winner with the National Center for Women & Information Technology.
When she is not working on her business, Alexandra spends time skating, swimming, and talking with friends.
Meet The Author
Candace Gish is a motivator and empowering change agent who understands the challenges women face while finding success in their everyday lives and businesses. She is an advocate for mentors and strong, supportive networks. Her four daughters and wonderful husband have inspired her to create a better world, thus the Divas That Care Network was born. Candace enjoys connecting with goal-oriented women and a commitment to make a difference. She believes in the power of women converging to implement change and has ensured that the purpose of Divas That Care movement quantifies just that.