Engineering

How to Start a Green Business

With two green companies, I love being able to encourage other women to start their businesses with a green mindset. That’s why episode 17 of This Green Planet is about how to start a green business!  In this episode of This Green Planet, I’m sharing actionable steps you can take right now to start a…

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35+ STEM Resources for Parents, Teachers, and Students

Are you feeling stuck trying to figure out what STEM resources to check out for your family? This episode is going to be a little different as Penny Bauder shares her favorite STEM podcasts, blogs, and games that the entire family can enjoy. Penny is an environmental scientist-turned-entrepreneur and author. She’s worked as a climate…

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Building Math Confidence in Girls with Brittany Rhodes

Brittany Rhodes is the creator of the Black Girl MATHgic Box, the first and only monthly subscription box curated to increase math confidence and decrease math anxiety in girls on a 3rd-8th grade math skill level. Each box contains a relevant and engaging math activity booklet, items to support the activities, an affirmation to inspire…

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Stop Admiring the Problem with Michel Huffaker

Michel began her career as a Chinese Cryptologic Language Analyst in the US Air Force before moving on to become an Intelligence Analyst for the US Departments of Defense and State. She has worked on many sides of the cybersecurity industry — from government, to end user, to vendor. She previously worked with iSIGHT Partners/FireEye,…

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Why is STEM education so important?

Penny is an environmental scientist-turned-entrepreneur. She’s worked as a climate scientist, an environmental planner, and a wilderness park ranger. Motivated by a passion to raise a generation of environmental leaders, in 2010 Penny founded Green Kid Crafts, a children’s media company that provides kids around the world with convenient and eco-friendly STEAM activities. Today, it’s…

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STEAM Includes Girls Too with Dr. Adrienne Starks

Dr. Adrienne Starks founded STREAM Innovations, Inc., in 2015 in Birmingham, AL. Under her leadership, their mission has been committed to helping students develop and explore their passion in Science, Technology, Reading, Engineering, Arts, and Mathematics (STREAM) by providing exposure, experiences, and engagement with high expectations for their success. This week, episode 10 of This…

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The Future is STEAM with Crystal Emery

Crystal Emery is telling stories to help level the playing field in our world. She is the Founder and CEO of URU The Right To Be, Inc., a nonprofit content production company that addresses issues at the intersection of humanities, arts, and sciences. A producer, director, author, and activist, Emery’s body of work covers a…

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Bridging the Gender Wage Gap with Lauren Hasson

Lauren Hasson is the Founder of DevelopHer and a senior engineer in apps and information security at a leading Silicon Valley fintech company. Lauren transformed her career from rock bottom into a top, high-profile professional and nearly quintupled her salary in less than four years. Now, she’s moving the needle to bridge the gender wage…

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Finding the North Star of who you are Trying to be with Sonia Rief

Sonia Rief is currently Vice President, Vehicle Connected Services and Program Management Office for Nissan North America, Inc., a position to which she was appointed in 2019. In this role, Rief is responsible for managing vehicle line profitability in North America and accelerating Nissan’s connected services business. This week, episode 05 of This Green Planet…

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Addressing Systemic Bias in STEAM with Jessica Nordlander

Jessica Nordlander is a technology executive with an MSc in Applied IT, an XGoogler and recently named ‘Sweden’s Most Innovative Leader’. As COO at Thoughtexchange, one of Canada’s fastest-growing software companies, she tries to operationalize awesomeness. This week, episode 04 of This Green Planet Podcast with Jessica Nordlander is about addressing the bias in STEAM….

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