Blog
06/13/2019 - 10:30am
Contributed by Holly Ryer and Emma Marcucci, Space Telescope Science Institute Summer can be a time to relax, travel, and tackle a few DIY projects. While youth are enjoying their break from school and are hard-at-play, summer program...
06/11/2019 - 9:45am
Contributed by Laura Herszenhorn “It is not enough to insist upon the necessity of experience [in education], not even of activity in experience.Everything depends upon the quality of the experience which is had.”— John Dewey, Experience...
04/17/2019 - 1:33pm
Contributed by Ana Paula S. Carvalho, Ph. D. and Kelly S. Ramirez, Ph. D. “Unity makes us all better and stronger, and only together we will move the needle in the fight for gender equality.” - Jennifer DaSilva in Refinery29 Mentorship is...
03/04/2019 - 1:39pm
Contributed by Megan G. “If you do something once, people will call it an accident. If you do it twice, they call it a coincidence. But do it a third time and you’ve just proven a natural law.” -Grace Hopper March is National Women’s...
03/04/2019 - 12:38pm
Contributed by Kyara and Valeria Torres-Olivares Growing up in Princeton New Jersey, service has always been a part of our lives and our family’s. When we first moved to Princeton, there was barely any Latinx representation in the...
02/27/2019 - 3:47pm
Contributed by Robin Stevens Payes  “Let us reflect a bit why, at no time in the course of so many centuries, a good tragedy, a good poem, a respected tale, a beautiful painting, a good book of physics has ever come from the hand of a...
02/26/2019 - 10:16am
Contributed by Nicki Sirianni, Design Squad Global Design Squad Global (DSG) has one main goal: make engineering and inventing accessible and exciting for students ages 10-13 around the globe. To achieve this goal, DSG focuses on breaking...
02/19/2019 - 1:27pm
Contributed by Devon Matheny I was introduced to STEM in Middle School when I attended Expanding Your Horizons (EYH) at the University of Memphis. At EYH, I learned about the many different types of Engineering fields, but I was...
02/11/2019 - 1:34pm
Contributed by Ashley Stenzel I want to address potential for change in 2019 by starting with a story about myself. When I was in high school, I had a math teacher tell me that I was not the ‘type of girl’ who should pursue a career in the...
02/05/2019 - 11:54am
Contributed by Jennifer Dawson The career prospects for environmental scientists and specialists are excellent with an expected growth of 11% from 2016 to 2026. However, women make up only 35.8% of environmental scientists and...