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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 […]

#BBBinSTEM: Own Your Awesome!

“I wear my identity as a Puerto Rican, Spanish-speaking Latinx woman in STEM like a badge of honor.”   ~ Dr. Mónica Feliú-Mójer By Mallory Molina Don’t shy away from your identity and truth. We’ve made it to the last week of reflections on the bravery, burnout, and being a WOC in STEM show with Dr. […]

3 Tips to Help You Maintain Resilience

 By Jedidah Isler, Ph.D. Yesterday, we hosted our first-ever #VanguardSTEM facebook and twitter chats on #BBBinSTEM. We wanted to reflect on how resilience and perseverance (can) crossover between our work and our personal lives. If you haven’t seen the discussions, I encourage you to check them out. While I won’t rehash all the themes we discussed […]