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#WCWinSTEM: Pamela E. Harris, Ph.D.

“From undocumented dreamer to a mathematics professor, I am eager to create opportunities for my Latinx community in STEM.” -Dr. Pamela E. Harris As compiled by Léolène Carrington, Ph.D. We are honored to have Dr. Pamela E. Harris tell us her story as this week’s #WCWinSTEM! Dr. Harris is an assistant professor of Mathematics whose research […]

#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: 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: 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: Brianna McCullough, B.S.

This week’s #WCWinSTEM, Brianna McCullough, is a technologist writer and girl-boss with a passion for diversity and inclusion in STEM! As compiled by Léolène Carrington, Ph.D. Originally from Detroit, MI, Brianna McCullough is all about empowering women and is excited to share her story with us. We’re delighted to feature her as this week’s #WCWinSTEM!  Responses may be edited for content […]

#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: 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 […]