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How to Survive Your First Fieldwork Trip

With the warmer weather coming up, many of us in STEM fields will be off for fieldwork. For those who are going on fieldwork for their first time, it can be a bit scary! But here are some tips to help you get ready for your trip. Many of us in STEM will eventually have… Continue reading How to Survive Your First Fieldwork Trip

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Episode 17: Her Musical STEM Story

Today we are talking to Sydney Floryanzia, a Chemical Engineering freshman at North Carolina State University. Her journey is peculiar, as it did not begin with math or science, but with Sydney’s love for music. In sixth grade, Sydney was finding a way to solve one of the National Academy of Engineering’s fourteen Grand Challenges of the 21st… Continue reading Episode 17: Her Musical STEM Story

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16: The Chatty Scientist

In this week's episode, we are talking to Kira Coley, for the past several years Kira has been one of the most prolific science writers in the ocean industry covering topics ranging from deepsea exploration, marine species, and underwater robotics to offshore energy, shipping, and coastal engineering. In March 2018, she was appointed as the Senior… Continue reading 16: The Chatty Scientist

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11 Real Women with Extraordinary STEM Stories

Subscribe to our podcast on iTunes: Her Stem Story - Prasha Sarwate  for a new interveiw every Monday. Also available on Stitcher. Coming Soon on Spotify! This is an archive post of our first 11 episodes. Binge them NOW! Episode 11: The Sparkling GEM of STEM- DiveIn Black History Month Special In today's DiveIn Black History… Continue reading 11 Real Women with Extraordinary STEM Stories

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Helping Women’s Dreams Soar in STEM and Aviation

Most people who follow this website are probably aware of the low percentages of women in STEM fields. Research shows that women hold only 24% of STEM jobs and only makeup 30% of all STEM degree holders. But in my field of aviation/aerospace, the numbers are even lower. It may surprise you to learn that… Continue reading Helping Women’s Dreams Soar in STEM and Aviation

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Episode15: Our STEM Support Star

We are back with our brand new podcast episodes. We are doing away with season format and will release a new "woman in STEM" interview every Monday. We are so excited that our first guest back is our very own Alex Fitzpatrick the author of our #STEMSupport column. Today we are talking to an American Zooarchaeologist, who… Continue reading Episode15: Our STEM Support Star

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How I Learned To Be Calm

This Mental Health Awareness Month I wanted to share how meditation helped me through really difficult times. Calming down doesn't come naturally to most of us. Our mind plays tricks and we spiral down the anxiety lane, in some cases, this can also lead to depression, anxiety disorder, mood disorder, etc. It’s a habit you have… Continue reading How I Learned To Be Calm

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Thank You Maa For These 4 Life Lessons

My mother is the epitome of bravery, composure, and love. She was the first woman to be hired in her field of work. She was a mountaineer in college, she led all women teams to 3 glaciers in the Himalayas, and worked in some of the toughest conditions. After receiving her Master's degree in political… Continue reading Thank You Maa For These 4 Life Lessons

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What is the 1000 STEM Women Project

During the spring of 2017, I worked with a 6th-grade science classroom in Rhode Island via an education technology tool called Flipgrid (an asynchronous video discussion platform).  Using Flipgrid, I would pose a weekly science or STEM questions and they would create short video responses to the prompt. I’m an ecologist by training, so these… Continue reading What is the 1000 STEM Women Project