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#WCWinSTEM: Charee Peters, M.S.

This week’s #WCWinSTEM, is Charee Peters, a Yankton Sioux astronomer whose PhD thesis focuses on astronomical events that change in brightness over time! As compiled by Léolène Carrington, Ph.D. The first in the Yankton Sioux tribe to obtain a B.S. in Physics, Charee Peters is now a Ph.D. candidate in astronomy at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Charee studies how […]

#WCWinSTEM: Anndrea Moore, M.B.A.

This week’s #WCWinSTEM is Anndrea Moore, M.B.A., an innovative leader at Apple! As compiled by Léolène Carrington, Ph.D. An Ohio native, Anndrea is passionate about building and marketing amazing products and making a difference in the lives of black tech women. We’re so excited to feature Anndrea Moore as this week’s #WCWinSTEM!   Responses may be edited for content and brevity. […]

#WCWinSTEM: Arlyne Simon, Ph.D.

This week’s #WCWinSTEM is Dr. Arlyne Simon, a biochemical engineer, inventor (THREE patents!?!), entrepreneur and children’s book author! As compiled by Léolène Carrington, Ph.D. We are honored to have Dr. Arlyne Simon tell us her story as this week’s #WCWinSTEM. Given her prolific work in so many categories, we know there’s lots to learn from her.  The responses may be edited for content […]

#WCWinSTEM: Shanta Whitaker, Ph.D.

This week’s #WCWinSTEM is Dr. Shanta Whitaker, a health policy consultant! As compiled by Léolène Carrington, Ph.D. We’re so excited to feature Dr. Shanta Whitaker as this week’s #WCWinSTEM! Dr. Whitaker is a “Public Health Champion” and is excited to share her story with us. The responses have been edited for content and brevity.   How would you describe […]

#WCWinSTEM: Raychelle Burks, Ph.D.

This week’s #WCWinSTEM is Dr. Raychelle Burks. She’s a self-described “analytical chemistry blackademic in the ivory tower and a class clown now in charge of a classroom.” As compiled by Chrystelle Vilfranc If you got to see our most recent #VanguardSTEM episode, then you saw Dr. Raychelle Burks in action. With a razor-sharp wit and […]

#WCWinSTEM: Heidi Stauffer, Ph.D.

as compiled by Chrystelle Vilfranc   I’m a mixed-race indigenous Southeast Asian third culture kid who is a geoscientist, climate scientist, writer, and science educator. – Dr. Heidi Stauffer   We’re so excited to feature Dr. Heidi Stauffer as this week’s #WCWinSTEM! We let Heidi take the lead and tell her own story this time […]

#WCWinSTEM: Dr. Keturah Odoi

This week’s #WCWinSTEM is Dr. Keturah Odoi, a chemist interested in understanding the epigenetic role of proteins in cancer development. As compiled by Chrystelle Vilfranc This interview has been edited for length and clarity. Tell us a little bit about yourself: I was born in Ghana, West Africa and moved to Oklahoma when I was […]

#WCWinSTEM: Ashley Nealy, M.S.

This week’s #WCWinSTEM is Ashley Nealy, Web Team Lead for the United States Department of Treasury. As compiled by Chrystelle Vilfranc Ashley Nealy graduated cum laude and with honors from Kennesaw State University in May 2010 with her Bachelor’s of Science in Information Systems. The following spring, Nealy received her Master’s of Science in Information […]

#WCWinSTEM: Nicole M. Joseph, Ph.D.

This week’s #WCWinSTEM is Dr. Nicole M. Joseph, an assistant professor at Vanderbilt University. As compiled by Chrystelle Vilfranc Dr. Nicole M. Joseph is an assistant professor of mathematics and science education in the department of Teaching and Learning at Vanderbilt University and was a 2014-2015 National Academy of Education/Spencer Post-Doctoral Fellow. Her research interests […]

#WCWinSTEM: Mareena R. Snowden

This week’s #WCWinSTEM is Mareena Robinson Snowden, PhD candidate at MIT. As compiled by Chrystelle Vilfranc Our #WCWinSTEM is Mareena R. Snowden. She is a Miami native who “thrives in environments where diverse perspectives and skill-sets are valued.” As a strong supporter of historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs), Snowden received her B.S. in physics […]