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#WCWinSTEM: Alicia Prieto Langarica, Ph.D.

This week’s #WCWinSTEM is Dr. Alicia Prieto Langarica, a mathematician whose research interests are in Mathematical Biology! As compiled by Léolène Carrington, Ph.D. We are honored to have Dr. Alicia Prieto Langarica tell us her story as this week’s #WCWinSTEM! A native of Guadalajara, Mexico, Dr. Prieto Langarica loves sharing her passion of mathematics with students […]

#WCWinSTEM: Alexis Scott, M.S.

This week’s #WCWinSTEM is Alexis Scott, an Educator, Entrepreneur and Engineer! As compiled by Léolène Carrington, Ph.D. We’re delighted to feature Alexis Scott as this week’s #WCWinSTEM! Alexis is passionate about numbers and teaching and have made it her life’s mission to help students who have struggles with Mathematics. The author of “Embracing STEM Smarts”,  Alexis has used her gifts in […]

#WCWinSTEM: Asmeret Asefaw Berhe, Ph.D.

This week’s #WCWinSTEM is Dr. Asmeret Asefaw Berhe, a biogeochemist with a passion for STEM education, advocacy, inclusion, and valuing nature, especially soils! As compiled by Léolène Carrington, Ph.D. We are honored to have Dr. Asmeret Asefaw Berhe tell us her story as this week’s #WCWinSTEM. Given the body of her publication records and her leadership role at the National Academies(!!), […]

#WCWinSTEM: Alicia M. Morgan, M.S.

This week’s #WCWinSTEM is Alicia M. Morgan, an Engineer and STEM/STEAM Advocate! As compiled by Léolène Carrington, Ph.D. We’re delighted to feature Alicia M. Morgan as this week’s #WCWinSTEM! Alicia is passionate about empowering K-16 students, as well as educators and workplace professionals with tools to be globally competitive. Alicia is also the author of “Father and Daughter […]

#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: 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 […]

#WCWinSTEM: Margot Lee Shetterly

This week’s #WCWinSTEM is Margot Lee Shetterly, author of #HiddenFigures. As compiled by Chrystelle Vilfranc We are culminating our #VSDoesHF #WCWinSTEM with a feature of the woman behind it all: Margot Lee Shetterly. Shetterly is the author of Hidden Figures: The American Dream and the Untold Story of the Black Women Mathematicians Who Helped Win […]

VanguardSTEM Book Club Week 3 Challenge

Happy Wednesday, everyone! We hope you have had a fantastic week so far. We always LOVE Wednesdays around here because they mean we’re celebrating a #WoC (woman of color) who is (or was) a trailblazer in #STEM. But we’re loving Wednesday especially this week because it’s a double whammy of sorts—we have our staple #WCWinSTEM **plus** […]

#WCWinSTEM: RoboGabby

This week’s #WCWinSTEM is Gabby Frierson aka RoboGabby.  As compiled by Chrystelle Vilfranc Today’s #WCWinSTEM feature is a special one! Gabby Frierson aka RoboGabby is an 11 year old, 6th grade middle school student who is passionate about designing, building, and programming robots. She wants to inspire other young girls to take an interest in […]

#WCWinSTEM: Ericka Jefferson, MBA

This week’s #WCWinSTEM is Ericka Jefferson, MBA, President and Founder of Black Women in Science and Engineering (BWISE).  A foreword from #VanguardSTEM:  As we continue to celebrate conferences and set out to equip our community with insights and skills that will position them for interpersonal and professional success at these important meetings, I couldn’t think of […]