Engineering

Climate Tax with Mark Reynolds of Citizen Climate Lobby

Today on the podcast we have Mark Reynolds, from Citizen Climate Lobby, to share with us the importance of a Carbon Tax in order to save the planet. In this conversation, you’ll learn along with me as we talk all about why a Carbon Tax is the goal, how to get involved, and more.  Mark…

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Empowering young girls in STEAM

I recently learned that if young children do not pick up interests in STEM and STEAM fields by 8th grade, they are likely to never pick up the skills or interests. As many of you know, I have a teenage daughter. That’s why episode 21 of This Green Planet is about empowering young girls in…

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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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