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The Fight for Female Firefighters

July 6, 2020 - Uncategorized

The Bighorn wildfire has threatened communities, destroyed landscapes, and consumed our bold mountains here in Tucson, Arizona. Fighting a wildfire means fighting for families and communities, the environment and endangered species’ habitats, but for many women it also means fighting against stereotypes. When I say…

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Women in STEM: World War 2

April 12, 2020 - Uncategorized

Hi, I’m Shrudhii Kundu, a New York State Student Ambassador for ThinkSTEAM. Our goal is to raise STEM (with Arts) awareness in middle school girls in order to get them engaged in STEM today so that they can pursue a STEM career in the future….

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Looking to the Past for Inspiration in the Present

April 12, 2020 - Uncategorized

Hey, I’m Arushi from Texas. In light of the recent COVID-19 outbreak, I thought now would be a good time to reflect on how the world has dealt with major outbreaks in the past using scientific innovation and new technologies. Throughout history, humanity has dealt…

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Regeneron STS Finalist from Columbus, Ohio making her Family Proud

March 26, 2020 - Uncategorized
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Cliches When it Comes to STEAM

March 20, 2020 - Uncategorized

Hi everyone! I’m Mahati Rayadurgam, a junior ambassador from Minnesota. Before you read this, I want you to replay every advertisement where you’ve seen a doctor, engineer or other jobs talk to you in front of a TV screen. When you imagine this, out of…

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Crisis- A Catalyst for Innovation

March 20, 2020 - Uncategorized

With millions of people affected, medical equipment shortages, and a search for treatments and a vaccine for COVID-19, an opportunity for innovation in the STEAM fields is upon us! I saw recently a patent application for new medical equipment to ensure the protection of healthcare…

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Gender Gap in STEM

August 2, 2019 - Uncategorized

Although the number of women pursuing careers in STEM has been steadily increasing over the past couple of years, women are still in the minority. Only 27% of students taking the AP Computer Science exam in the United States are female and a mere 18%…

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“Should the planet be a design project?”

August 1, 2019 - Uncategorized

Hello everyone! This is Sofia from Tucson, Arizona. I just had the incredible opportunity to visit the Architecture and Design Museum (ArkDes) in Stockholm, Sweden. The building’s own modern architecture illustrates the captivating abilities of artistic design when blended with the fields of math and…

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The Estonian President: An Inspiring Fearless Leader

August 1, 2019 - Uncategorized

Hello to everyone! This is Sofia from Arizona again! I wanted to share with you an incredible opportunity I was honored to participate in. I am just flying back from a trip to Estonia. Estonia has been deemed the most digitally advanced country in the…

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Doctor Jill Berkowitz-Berliner, DPM, CWS

May 23, 2019 - Uncategorized

Doctor Jill Berkowitz-Berliner, DPM, CWS Doctor of Podiatric Medicine. Board Certified Podiatrist. Board Certified Wound Specialist Interview by Caroline Pope Caroline Pope: How did you decide to be a podiatrist? Jill Berkowitz-Berliner: I was always interested in medicine. In my group of high school friends…

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