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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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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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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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Bringing Young Girls Together Around STEAM with Yamilee Toussaint Beach

Yamilée is the Founder & CEO of STEM From Dance. After studying mechanical engineering and being an avid dancer for over 25 years, she switched gears to teach high school algebra in an underserved community in East New York, Brooklyn through Teach For America. She started STEM From Dance eight years ago with the hope…

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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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Introducing This Green Planet Podcast

This Green Planet Podcast shares ideas about leading with social impact, women in STEAM (science, technology, engineering, arts, and math), and kids making green changes in their communities. Hosted by Penny Bauder, the founder of the award-winning Green Kid Crafts Subscription Box, this podcast is bound to inspire you to impact change in your life…

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