Podcast Episodes

Episode 24: Changing The Future of Research

Career transitions are tough especially when you are in research and a mom! Our guest today Adriana Bankston has had her fair share of transitions. Some of them include career transition from the bench into policy, as well as her personal story of managing motherhood and a career in research. She advocates for junior scientists… Continue reading Episode 24: Changing The Future of Research

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How To Work With Non-STEM Teammates

As someone who has worked in both the humanities and STEM, I’m very interested in interdisciplinary work between the two fields. Personally, I’ve found that I end up drawing from both my humanities and STEM backgrounds in my current research, so I truly believe that some amazing work can come from these collaborations. If you’re… Continue reading How To Work With Non-STEM Teammates

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Episode 21: The Story of ReigningIt

 Just like us Saqi Mehta shares stories of women who are reigning it in STEM. After spending 5 years in Silicon Valley leading the University Recruiting team at Square, Saqi realized the disparity between women and men in STEM, which led her to Co-Found ReigningIt. A website and community platform which brings awareness to women… Continue reading Episode 21: The Story of ReigningIt

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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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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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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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Blog Posts

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

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New to Research? This is How You Can Develop Resilience

As an early career researcher, enthusiasm and passion for your subject are vital. However academic research can be really tough and sometimes it can be a real test to maintain enthusiasm! It is a really competitive arena and rejected manuscripts, fixed term contracts and constant battles for funding all contribute to this and it is… Continue reading New to Research? This is How You Can Develop Resilience

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Getting On The Plane To Study In A Foreign Land

Welcome to #STEMSupport, a bi-monthly article that will tackle common questions and issues others may face within STEM. Today’s article will talk about a subject that’s quite personal to me as an international PhD student – studying abroad! If you’re an undergraduate student, you’re probably being bombarded with fliers and emails regarding study abroad opportunities.… Continue reading Getting On The Plane To Study In A Foreign Land