See who is Making History Today
Vol. 9 No. 2 February 2, 2023
Celebrate Black History Month
Take a look at the historic men and women who pioneered the way in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math for future generations!
As a ground-breaking researcher, distinguished professor, and top university administrator, Jewel Plummer Cobb has forever changed the face of the scientific community. Not only has her research advanced our understanding of the skin cells that produce melanin and how those cells become cancerous, but she has also led the way for equal access to education and professional opportunities for women and minorities. Read more about Jewel Cobb here.
These amazing STEM role models are a part of history in the making as they work to help change the STEM ecosystem to one of diversity and color! Perhaps someone they inspire will be a future history-maker!
Maynard Okereke's passion for science and entertainment, along with his curiosity for new innovation has taken him through an incredible life journey. Noticing a lack of minority involvement in the STEM fields, Maynard Okereke created Hip Hop Science with the goal of encouraging minorities and youth to pursue more advanced career paths. Read more about Maynard Okereke here.
Hear from Maynard Okereke yourself on February 22! The all new X-STEM All Access episode featuring Capt Sophia Schwalbe and hosted by the Hip Hop M.D. will transport you into the great unknown to learn about space weather! Find more information about this episode below.
Join us on February 22 to hear from featured speaker Capt Sophia Schwalbe about what it means to be an ionosphere physicist at the Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL). Sign up with the button below so you don't miss out on this episode and to stay informed on all new episodes coming in 2023!
Celebrate International Women and Girls in Science Day!
February 11 is International Women and Girls in Science Day! Thank you to all the women in science who have paved the way for future innovators!
Check out our YouTube channel playlist Women in STEM. Subscribe to our YouTube channel to watch other exciting STEM videos!
February 11 is National Inventors’ Day! Inventors are at the backbone of everything we have and do. Think about where we would all be without the constant and continual reimagining and reworking of everyday items. Today we celebrate all of the great advancements that inventors have given to us!
Check out the video above to hear about inventor Dasia Taylor who became a nationally recognized scientist by creating color changing sutures that detect infection. Dasia’s invention was centered around equity — her main career focus — and making this life-saving medical technology accessible to everyone.
Teen Life's Guide to Summer Programs
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