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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: 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: Nicole E. Cabrera Salazar, Ph.D.

This week’s #WCWinSTEM is Dr. Nicole E. Cabrera Salazar, astronomer and advocate for equity and inclusion in STEM and beyond! As compiled by Léolène Carrington, Ph.D. Following our most recent #VanguardSTEM episode on “Minding our Mental Health” as Women of Color, #VanguardSTEM alum Dr. Nicole E. Cabrera Salazar wrote an in-depth article  for the #VSVillage that demystified the therapy and […]

#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: Kenya Allmond, M.S.

This week’s #WCWinSTEM is Kenya Allmond, M.S., an IT audit manager! As compiled by Léolène Carrington, Ph.D. We’re so excited to feature Kenya Moore as this week’s #WCWinSTEM! Kenya is a #STEM Champion and is excited to share her story with us. Responses may be edited for content and brevity. How would you describe yourself in 1 tweet? Gadget girl, tech tamer, arts […]

#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: YOU!! Yes, You!

This week’s #WCWinSTEM goes out to all of you, our amazing #VSFamily! By Chrystelle Vilfranc Today’s #VanguardSTEM #WCWinSTEM goes out to all of our lovely supporters. This is our last #WCWinSTEM for the year and it seemed fitting to acknowledge you all. You all have made the #WCWinSTEM campaign a big deal. You have nominated […]

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** […]