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#WCWinSTEM: Tanea Reed, Ph.D.

This week’s #WCWinSTEM is Dr. Tanea Reed, a biochemist whose research focuses on therapeutic interventions for moderate traumatic brain injuries! As compiled by Léolène Carrington, Ph.D. We’re delighted to feature Dr. Tanea Reed as this week’s #WCWinSTEM. Dr. Reed is the second faculty member at Eastern Kentucky University to be awarded a National Institute of Health  grant under the R15 […]

#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. […]

Why Do We #VanguardSTEM in Times Like These?

by Jedidah Isler, Ph.D. Because we believe that women of color in STEM matter. Every single black+latina+first nation+indigenous+filipina+indian+queer+disabled+neuro-atypical woman (which we broadly define as women of color) and gender non-conforming person matters. We matter fundamentally as human beings AND by virtue of that humanity we deserve to be free. We deserve to pursue our passions […]

Season 1 Episode 5: Finale

It’s the end of the first season of #VanguardSTEM! come hang out with our host, Dr. Jedidah Isler as she does a season recap and highlights words of wisdom from our past guests. She’ll also answers your questions about pursuing your academic dreams in STEM and about her journey to become an astrophysicist. The show is […]

Season 1 Episode 3: Transitions

Join us as we talk about transitions with this months panel of incredible women of color in STEM. Our esteemed panelists: Dr. Cyntrica Eaton (Computer Science, Norfolk State University), Dr. Monica Feliu-Mojer (Science Communication & Neurobiology, CienciaPR) and Liz Wayne (Biomedical Engineering, Cornell). We can’t wait to chat with you, so be sure to tune […]