Being a STEM Gem is more than having a career in the fields of Science, Technology, Engineering or Math. It’s about overcoming obstacles, never taking no for an answer, eliminating barriers and making a path for others where no path previously existed. Today’s spotlight shines on renowned professor Julia R. Greer, professor of Materials Science and Mechanics at the California Institute of Technology (CalTech). Read more about how her research in the nanoworld is changing the landscape of materials available today.
With each passing day, we learn about new STEM Gems making history in the world of STEM. Today, we introduce a STEM Gem who is a pioneer for STEM learning and a leader in the technology world. Robin Bienfait is Executive Vice President & Chief Enterprise Innovation Officer at Samsung Electronics. Read more about how her extensive background in technology makes her one of the most recognized women in the field today.
We’re excited to shine a spotlight on STEM Gems who are breaking down barriers and playing their part in eliminating the gender gap that exists in STEM today. Forty-four extraordinary women are highlighted in the STEM Gems book, but that doesn’t come close to the number of STEM Gem role models out in the world. Today’s spotlight shines on Felecia Hatcher, Founder of Black Tech Week and Co-founder of Code Fever. Read more about how she has dedicated her life to turning kids and young adults from undeserved communities into tech entrepreneurs by exposing them to opportunities in technology.
Meet Dr. Hadiyah-Nicole Green, a physicist who has recently been making waves in the STEM world with her groundbreaking cancer research. Read more about how her research can change the way cancer is treated, and we’re positive it will inspire you to continue (or begin) to study STEM!
This month we are highlighting both beauty and brains in Hollywood actress, Hedy Lamarr. Read more about how she helped to design a patent that would change the world of secure military communications and mobile phone technology.