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Episode 22: Creating Change With ChickTech

In this episode, our guest was a teen mom and despite all the hardships ended up getting a computer engineering degree. She went on to get her MBA and in 2012 Janice Levenhagen-Seeley founded ChickTech. ChickTech is a non-profit that advocates for gender equality through high school workshops, training, and conferences. It aims at engaging women of all ages in the technology industry while working to… Continue reading Episode 22: Creating Change With ChickTech

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How I Became A STEM Author

I am a mom and mechanical engineer who manages projects by day and writes novels by night (or whenever I can squeeze it in!). I recently released The Calculated Series - fun, page-turning novels featuring women in STEM teaming up with government agents to fight crime.   Becoming a Writer While, I’ve always loved reading… Continue reading How I Became A STEM Author

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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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Episode 19: She Knows Dinosaurs

This episode is a STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, & Mathematics) story. We are talking to a fellow podcaster Sabrina Ricci, who hosts a podcast called "I Know Dino". Coming from a journalism & digital content background, Sabrina didn’t even think once before starting her podcast. She and her husband host this weekly show. They go to a… Continue reading Episode 19: She Knows Dinosaurs

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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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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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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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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