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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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Off To The Races…

May 23, 2019 - Uncategorized

Hello! This is Sofia, the Arizona student ambassador! I would love to share with you a project I have been working on that truly has incorporated every aspect of STEAM! Over the past few months, I have been a part of an incredible team, predominantly…

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Learning Hands On In A Lab

May 23, 2019 - Uncategorized

Hello! It’s Sofia, the Arizona student ambassador! I hope you are all having a wonderful last few months of school. I wanted to share with you a STEAM-related experience I’ve been fortunate to have had. Throughout this year, I’ve been working at the Center for…

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A different kind of Engineering that I really like

November 23, 2018 - Uncategorized

I wanted to blog about Rube Goldberg because I think his inventions are a great way to draw young girls and women like me into Steam. The is a Rube Goldberg club at my school and I have always found that interesting. A Rube Goldberg…

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