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
Download Now In this episode, we are talking to an expert in women leadership development, Brigid Moynahan, the CEO of THE-NEXT-LEVEL INC., a training, and development organization based in NY. Brigid started the company in 1986 with a farsighted approach to create diverse leadership in fortune 500 companies. Over the last 25 years, she has created over 800corporate programs… Continue reading Episode 13: Taking Women Leadership To The Next Level
My name is Mariah Loeber, and I run femstem.com on my lonesome. It’s a website meant to be a hub for girls and women worldwide* to catch up on some exciting science news, and to get to see and interact with women in STEM. We have interviewed scientists of all ages, from kids to adults,… Continue reading Do I Even Belong Here? A SciCommer’s Dilema
Download Now In this episode, we are talking to a mom that wants to change the future of moms around the world. Coding is the universal language that we all should know. We aren’t very far from the day when everything will be automated in some way or another. Erica Peterson is a mother of two,… Continue reading Episode 12: This Mom Can Code
I don't know about you but for me, the days of logging on to my social media feed and seeing nothing but engagement announcements, wedding photos, and (surprisingly) fast-growing babies is something of the past. No, they aren't completely gone, that would be weird, but the landscape has shifted from witty updates from friends and… Continue reading Find Your Outlet with DiveIn
Dating is a tricky thing! It’s frustrating and full of mind games, clues, and insecurities. I was recently reading a book where the female lead character was making almost 3 times a year as compared to her partner who was making. The awkwardness of making more than your partner is universal. (Being a heterosexual, I… Continue reading Dating Advice For Successful Women In STEM
Prior to my current life in the lab studying animal bones and isotopes, I had no idea how to operate a microscope. Someone who couldn’t remember what an electron was. Someone who would never even stick her foot into a lab, let alone work in one.
As a kid I always had my families' support, most of my college education was paid for, and I was self confident enough in college that sexism didn’t bother me (too much). I understand that this isn’t the case for everyone, but that is why it is my right to try to shed a new… Continue reading The Bright Side of Being a Woman in STEM
Introducing our very first GUEST BLOGPOST by Alex Fitzpatrick. Read more about her at the end of the post. ------ College, as the old saying goes, should be the best years of your life. But for many undergraduates and postgraduates, these are the hardest and most stressful years of their lives. Academic studies can be… Continue reading How to Breathe During Your Studies: Mental Health and Academia
For this post, I wanted to write about something other than travel and point out the issues my peers have faced being women in STEM. I wanted to take this opportunity to express the disappointment I feel, how it’s unfair to expect women and young girls to confer to gender stereotypes!