Home Tag "STEM"

#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 […]

Being in the Room

By Chrystelle Vilfranc Most #WOCinSTEM will admit that they have had at least one experience where they felt out of place in a #STEM space. During my first year of graduate school, I remember wanting to be invisible in my #STEM space. The difficulty of my coursework and my struggles in lab caused me to […]

#WCWinSTEM: Moiya McTier, B.A.

This week’s #WCWinSTEM is Moiya McTier, lover of exoplanets and galaxies. As compiled by Chrystelle Vilfranc Today’s #WCWinSTEM feature is Moiya McTier, a recent Harvard College graduate. McTier was the first at Harvard to major in both Astrophysics and Folkore & Mythology. Her senior thesis was a science fiction novel inspired by the Thirty Meter […]

#WCWinSTEM: Yaihara Fortis Santiago, Ph.D.

This week’s #WCWinSTEM is Dr. Yaihara Fortis Santiago, director of the Science Alliance of the New York Academy of Sciences. As compiled by Chrystelle Vilfranc Dr. Yaihara Fortis Santiago currently serves as director of the Science Alliance, which is the professional development branch of the New York Academy of Sciences. In this role, Yaihara develops and […]