Dr. Tracy Fanara and Tamara Robertson!
Dr. Tracy Fanara and Tamara Robertson!
Meet the X-STEM All Access Speakers!

X-STEM All Access – presented by AstraZeneca, DoD STEM, and the U.S. Air Force – is a free virtual conference series designed to showcase diversity and inspire students about careers in science, technology, engineering, and math.  
Each episode will feature multiple speakers ready to ignite students' curiosity with topics such as environmental engineering, marine biology, shark science, water conservation, neuroscience, superhero science, and more. View the speaker list here! Be on the lookout for new speaker announcements over the following weeks!

Combining STEM Superpowers | April 20

Dr. Tracy Fanara


She's an environmental engineer on a mission to extend humanity's time on earth by making it safe for all living things! Tune in on April 20th at 10 am PT/1 pm ET to learn about her diverse background from storm chasing to designing aquaponics for wastewater treatment in space, and more! 
Have a question for Dr. Tracy Fanara? Ask your question here for a chance to appear on-screen during the upcoming X-STEM All Access 2021 virtual conference series!

Tamara Robertson


Check out this engineer, TV host, and Superhero Scientist who uses her special powers to mentor more women into STEM. Tune in on April 20th at 10 am PT/1 pm ET to hear Tamara Robertson discuss the importance of working together to solve world problems and her outreach comic, Seekers of Science, that she co-wrote with Dr. Tracy Fanara. 
Have a question for Tamara Robertson? Ask your question here for a chance to appear on-screen during the upcoming X-STEM All Access 2021 virtual conference series!
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Spark of STEM!

This week's Spark of STEM is a science experiment you can try right in your own home! "Mrs. B" is a 4th generation NC Public School teacher with a strong commitment to her students that brought her to social media when her school closed due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Mrs. B has used TikTok to engage her students by showing quick and easy STEM activities they can try on their own. Her videos ended up catching the attention of people all over the world. Mrs. B now has over 2 MILLION followers inspired by her STEM content!

Spark of STEM is meant to ignite STEM inspiration by showcasing awesome tips, activities, and fun created by teachers, students, and STEM-influencers.

Follow us on our social media accounts below and look out for our weekly posts with videos, photos, and other resources that will spark your attention! Tag us on social media in your own inspiring STEM content and you just might be featured in a future Spark of STEM post!
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It's Women's History Month!

Join us for the month of March as we learn about women, past and present, who have made an impact in STEM! Today we learn about Astronaut Christina H. Koch! Christina H. Koch was selected as an astronaut by NASA in 2013.  She completed astronaut candidate training in July 2015.  Koch graduated from North Carolina State University with a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering and Physics and a Master of Science in Electrical Engineering.  Koch most recently served as flight engineer on the International Space Station for Expedition 59, 60 and 61. Koch set a record for the longest single spaceflight by a woman with a total of 328 days in space.

Follow us on our social media accounts below to learn about women in STEM throughout the entire month of March!
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