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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 […]

STEM in the White House: How the United State of Women Summit Reminded Us of the Importance of Confidence and Representation

” At the rate that we’re going, we will be on Mars before 50 percent of girls in high school are in AP computer science courses.” ~ Dava Newman By Jasmine Johnson The White House hosted its inaugural Women Summit: The United State of Women in Washington D.C with more than 5,000 in attendance. This event […]