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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 […]

The First Step in Controlling Your Narrative

By Natasha Berryman If you missed the season three premiere of #VanguardSTEM, #BBBinSTEM: Bravery Beyond the Academy, I strongly encourage you to watch it. In it, one of our phenomenal guests, Dr. Danielle N. Lee, urged viewers to take control of their workplace/academic narratives as a constructive response to being mislabeled, misunderstood and/or still successful while being […]

Hidden Figures, Hidden Fees

by Jedidah Isler, Ph.D. Photo and trailer both courtesy of 20th Century Fox. On August 15, 2016 the trailer for Hidden Figures, the original motion picture based on the non-fiction book of the same name by Margot Lee Shetterly, was released. I don’t generally watch trailers, or movies for that matter, because they often don’t […]