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stem | Jan 21st, 2019

We’re Entering the Age of Living Machines says Susan Hockfield, President Emerita of MIT and Leading Voice in the STEM World

We’re entering the Age of Living Machines: the seamless convergence of biology and tech. This, says Susan Hockfield, President Emerita of MIT and leading voice in the STEM world, is the biggest tech story of our time. In talks (as in her new book The Age of Living Machines), she tells it, outlining... Continue Reading →
stem | Sep 12th, 2018

#SheCanSTEM and So Can You: Lucianne Walkowicz’s New Campaign Empowers Young Women to Reach for the Stars

“When I was your age, I was just like you—fascinated by stars,” says Lucianne Walkowicz to an audience of awed young girls. The astrophysicist and multimedia artist is one of the faces of #SheCanSTEM, a public service campaign that encourages girls to get involved in science, technology,... Continue Reading →
stem | Jun 27th, 2018

A Central #MeToo Figure & TIME Person of the Year, Welcome Susan Fowler to the Roster!

“Words can change the world.” Susan Fowler’s now famous five-word speech, delivered at the 2018 Webby Awards, is now a #MeToo mantra. The year the engineer, physicist and writer wrote her viral blog post, detailing her time as an engineer at Uber, she was named a TIME Person of the Year (Silence... Continue Reading →
stem | Mar 15th, 2018

These Women in STEM Are Forging a Path for the Younger Generation

These women are the trailblazers; the changemakers; the inspiration for a new generation of girls to follow their dreams and continue to transform the demographics of STEM (science, tech, engineering and math.) In talks they champion the need for diversity in these fields and explain exactly why... Continue Reading →