Technology

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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You can have a career in tech without a tech degree with Bryanne Leeming

Bryanne Leeming is the CEO and inventor of Unruly Splats. Bryanne grew up in New Hampshire where she learned business from her restaurateur parents who have owned Murphy’s on the Green for over 30 years. Prior to starting Unruly Studios, she worked in timepiece product development at Harry Winston and in project management and sales…

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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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A tech degree isn’t required to be the founder of a tech or STEAM company with Liz Sara

Liz Sara is Chair of the National Women’s Business Council, the non-partisan, federal advisory council that serves as an independent source of advice and counsel to the President, Congress, and the Administrator of the U.S. Small Business Administration on issues that affect women business owners and entrepreneurs. She’s also the Founder and President of Best…

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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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