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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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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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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

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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

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5 Powerful Books That Can Change Your Life

In a world filled with overwhelming entertainment options, books probably don't have the same place as they use to. Especially for me, books were always an afterthought during my school and college days. So, it's interesting that when I think about the most important lessons, I can only think of these 5 books. These 5 books absolutely… Continue reading 5 Powerful Books That Can Change Your Life

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How to Be Your Best Self At Your First Conference

Welcome to #STEMSupport, a bi-monthly article that will tackle common questions and issues others may face within STEM. Today, we’ll be talking about conferences – a necessary evil for many anxious students around the world! Hopefully, this article will put your mind at ease…or at least help you manage your stress levels a bit. Deadlines,… Continue reading How to Be Your Best Self At Your First Conference