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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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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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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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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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Episode 14: Her STEM-Spiring Story

Today we are talking to a very "STEMSPIRING" young lady Laalitya Acharya, a current high school freshman whose goal is to girls to take up STEM all across the globe. Why? and How? were some of her favorite words growing up. Laalitya has identified the gap that young girls are faced with when trying to take… Continue reading Episode 14: Her STEM-Spiring Story

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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

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Do I Even Belong Here? A SciCommer’s Dilema

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