Post Tagged with: "women in STEM"

Why Black Women Are Leaving The Engineering Industry At An Alarming Rate

Why Black Women Are Leaving The Engineering Industry At An Alarming Rate

By Annamarie Houlis for Fairygodboss It’s no secret that the engineering industry is predominantly run by white men—the need to diversify the field has long been emphasized, especially as women of color […]

May 24, 2018 ×
She Grew Up In Rural Pakistan, Now This Silicon Valley CEO Works To Break Cycles Of Poverty

She Grew Up In Rural Pakistan, Now This Silicon Valley CEO Works To Break Cycles Of Poverty

We’re always on the lookout for women who are doing badass, inspirational things in the world and love to share their stories with our audience. But seriously, we can’t believe […]

January 12, 2018 ×
CEO Of Rideshare App Kango Writes Timely Op-Ed About The Need For More Women In Tech

CEO Of Rideshare App Kango Writes Timely Op-Ed About The Need For More Women In Tech

By Sara Schaer In light of recent revelations in both Hollywood and Silicon Valley, it’s important for women to keep sight of their aspirations and dreams, to help each other […]

November 22, 2017 ×
Entrepreneur & Startup Investor Maia Bittner On A Mission To Fix Broken STEM Hiring Culture

Entrepreneur & Startup Investor Maia Bittner On A Mission To Fix Broken STEM Hiring Culture

Whether it is a leaked internal memo from an ex-Google employee claiming women’s biological differences are the reason for gender disparity, or endless viral stories about women being sexually harassed […]

October 23, 2017 ×
Women Who Code CEO Alaina Percival On The Importance Of Increasing Women In STEM

Women Who Code CEO Alaina Percival On The Importance Of Increasing Women In STEM

It’s no secret that women are vastly underrepresented in the majority of STEM (science, technology, engineering, mathematics) fields. In the United States alone, women make up a mere 25% of […]

September 15, 2017 ×
Engineer Writes ‘Stem Gems’ Book Profiling 44 Successful Women In STEM To Inspire Young Girls

Engineer Writes ‘Stem Gems’ Book Profiling 44 Successful Women In STEM To Inspire Young Girls

We live in a world where it is hard to escape stories about celebrities, negative gossip, trash, and superficial issues. The younger generation are growing up only knowing a world […]

October 6, 2016 ×
Meet Astronaut Kate Rubins – Ground-Breaking Virus Hunter Testing DNA Sequencing In Space

Meet Astronaut Kate Rubins – Ground-Breaking Virus Hunter Testing DNA Sequencing In Space

This is what an astronaut looks like. More accurately, this is what the very first virus hunter astronaut in space looks like! Meet American astronaut Kate Rubins, who is part […]

August 18, 2016 ×
This All-Female Coding School In Afghanistan Is Inspiring The Younger Gen. Of STEM Girls

This All-Female Coding School In Afghanistan Is Inspiring The Younger Gen. Of STEM Girls

There is a movement happening around the world to engage especially young women and girls in STEM industries. Given that our society is only going to continue to innovate, it […]

July 25, 2016 ×
Mechanical Engineer Suzanne Singer On The Need For More Native American Women In STEM

Mechanical Engineer Suzanne Singer On The Need For More Native American Women In STEM

Suzanne Singer is doing important work in the STEM world. She received her PhD. in Mechanical Engineering at UC Berkeley and works as a staff engineer at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory. In […]

July 21, 2016 ×
‘Mythbusters’ Meets ‘Macgyver’ In The Science Channel’s New Series Feat. Badass Women In STEM

‘Mythbusters’ Meets ‘Macgyver’ In The Science Channel’s New Series Feat. Badass Women In STEM

Oh snap! The Science Channel just raised the bar for the entire television medium in terms of the way women in STEM are represented on screen. When you think of […]

June 29, 2016 ×
For The First Time In History NASA’s Astronaut Class Is 50% Female & They’re Training To Go To Mars

For The First Time In History NASA’s Astronaut Class Is 50% Female & They’re Training To Go To Mars

It was 38 years ago that NASA hired its first female astronauts. In 1978, six female candidates included Sally Ride, America’s first woman to enter space. Fast forward nearly 40 […]

February 12, 2016 ×
Dr. Hadiyah-Nicole Green, A Woman Of Color In The Science World, Is Breaking New Ground In Cancer Research

Dr. Hadiyah-Nicole Green, A Woman Of Color In The Science World, Is Breaking New Ground In Cancer Research

If you watch President Obama’s last State of the Union speech recently, you may recall him talking about the importance of cancer research. He tasked Vice President Joe Biden as […]

January 20, 2016 ×
Medical Innovator Maria Pereira Invented A Substance That Could Revolutionize Medicine & Save Lives

Medical Innovator Maria Pereira Invented A Substance That Could Revolutionize Medicine & Save Lives

If you’re looking for a new STEM hero for girls, look no further than Paris-based Portuguese medical innovator Maria Nunes Pereira, who is the Head of Adhesive Technologies and Head […]

January 12, 2016 ×
All-Female Scientist Expedition To Antarctica Set To Inspire Female Leadership & Climate Change Policies

All-Female Scientist Expedition To Antarctica Set To Inspire Female Leadership & Climate Change Policies

“What if balancing the gender voice at the leadership table was one of the most effective ways to influence environmental sustainability?” That is the very first tweet sent out to […]

December 11, 2015 ×
Female Surgeons Around The World Unite in Solidarity With #ILookLikeASurgeon Movement

Female Surgeons Around The World Unite in Solidarity With #ILookLikeASurgeon Movement

We love women who start movements! Especially the type that seek to break down gender barriers and stereotypes. You may remember Isis Anchalee, the San Fran software engineer who started […]

August 25, 2015 ×