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

Blog Posts

How 3DUX is Creatively Promoting STEAM Education

I watch, enthralled, as layer upon layer of colorful plastic slowly morphs into connectors that, five minutes ago, existed only on a computer screen. My hope is that these connectors, which weigh only one gram each, will help young children learn to become thinkers, makers, and one day, innovators. Over the past year, my younger… Continue reading How 3DUX is Creatively Promoting STEAM Education

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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 25:Innovating STEM Education With TechBridge Girls

In this episode, we are talking to the CEO of Techbridge Girls Nikole Collins-Puri about the organization’s recent UL Innovative Education Award win. Techbridge Girls is the 2018 grand prize winner and the recipient of $100,000. Serving hundreds of girls across several states, the Techbridge Girls ChangeMakers program opens up the world of science, technology,… Continue reading Episode 25:Innovating STEM Education With TechBridge Girls

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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

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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