Science Narratives #6: Brianna LeBusque

Science Narratives is a series of interviews with students from diverse fields in science at various stages of their career. By learning more about individuals and their journey in science, this series has the goal of breaking the stereotypes in science and showcasing the diversity in STEM. We hope readers will find connections and inspirations in these stories told. Brianna LeBusque…

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The Face of Cognitive Science: Lack of Visibility of Women

By: Raeya Maswood In the latest issue of the journal, Feminism & Psychology, Vaid and Geraci (2016)  examined the recognition and representation of women in the field of cognitive science/neuroscience. Examination of indicators of professional leadership and recognition demonstrated that the visibility of women in cognitive science is lacking, with men holding more leadership positions…

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Science Narratives #5: Sheina Godovich

Science Narratives is a series of interviews with students from diverse fields in science at various stages of their career. By learning more about individuals and their journey in science, this series has the goal of breaking the stereotypes in science and showcasing the diversity in STEM. We hope readers will find connections and inspirations in these stories told. Sheina Godovich…

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Science Narratives #4: Jessica Tsalikis

Science Narratives is a series of interviews with students from diverse fields in science at various stages of their career. By learning more about individuals and their journey in science, this series has the goal of breaking the stereotypes in science and showcasing the diversity in STEM. We hope readers will find connections and inspirations in these stories told. Jessica Tsalikis…

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Do #blacklivesmatter in STEM?

By: Laura Segura-Moye Do STEM fields care about black/brown lives? As scientists, do we talk about racism, sexism, homophobia at all? Or are we invisible, even in academia? I recently wrote about the Pulse shootings in Orlando, FL, and how the attack on the LGBT community tore me apart. I spent a lot of days mourning…

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Science Narratives #3: Brittany A. Harman

Science Narratives is a series of interviews with students from diverse fields in science at various stages of their career. By learning about individuals and their journey in science, this series has the goal of breaking the stereotypes in science and showcasing the diversity in STEM. We hope readers will find connections and inspirations in these stories told. Brittany A. Harman…

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What is STEM?

STEM refers to all areas of study under the disciplines of: Science,Technology, Engineering and Math. STEM supporters advocate: 1) Raising public and legislative awareness of the critical role STEM plays in advancing society, and prioritizing STEM research, funding, jobs and education through public and educational policy 2) Improving the teaching of STEM subjects and the support provided to STEM educators through changes in curriculum and…

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