Podcast Episodes

Episode 30: Decoding Diabetes & Science Communication

  Links: www.twitter.com/KrishanaSankar www.instagram.com/beyond.the.ivory.tower www.facebook.com/Krishana.Sankar This is our first episode of our Wonder Women in STEM- Mini-Series. In this series, we are interviewing speakers from our upcoming virtual conference, that will be taking place on Oct 20th & 21st. Sign up NOW for this FREE event here. Our guest today was always a curious kid.… Continue reading Episode 30: Decoding Diabetes & Science Communication

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Episode 29: Adventures of STEAM Team 5

Links: https://www.linkedin.com/in/pamelametivier http://STEAMTeam5.com   In this episode, we are talking to, Pamela Metivier, a partner at Monsoon Publishing and co-creator of STEAMTeam 5, a children's adventure book series aimed at empowering young girls for leadership roles in STEM/STEAM. The first book, STEAMTeam 5: The Beginning was released December 2018, after which she & her co-author were invited… Continue reading Episode 29: Adventures of STEAM Team 5

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Episode 28: The Squid Scientist

Links: Skype A Scientist Sarah's Website Follow Sarah on Twitter Patreon Page Favorite Book:Kraken: The Curious, Exciting, and Slightly Disturbing Science of Squid The only two times I think or hear about squids is either when I order a calamari or when I am on Twitter and see a post by our guest today. Today… Continue reading Episode 28: The Squid Scientist

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Episode 27: The Space Scientist

Links: Personal website Twitter: @harriet_brettle Planetary Society Space Generation Advisory Council When I say space scientist, some people might think of astronauts or rocket scientists, but our guest today is a scientist that studies the weather formations on Jupiter. Harriet  Brettle is a graduate student at the California Institute of Technology. She has a bachelors… Continue reading Episode 27: The Space Scientist

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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 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

Blog Posts

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