Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics, collectively known as STEM make up the fastest-growing and highest paid fields in the U.S. with diverse job opportunities in careers ranging from aerospace engineers, programmer to operations director, yet Latinas only account for 3% of the industry. Continue reading Hispanic Heritage Month: Two Latinas are working together to create a pipeline of diversity in STEM
By CATHY FOLEY, PRAJVAL SHASTRI AND SARAH MADDISON, The Wire
All around the world, there is an extreme gender imbalance in physics, in both academia and industry. Continue reading We Must Include More Women in Physics – It Would Help the Whole of Humanity
There are two ways of learning tech skills – one approach is the use of free courses, guides and other online resources and the second is by enrolling in schools that offer tech programs and education. Continue reading Tech Education Financing for Black Communities
Elon Musk, Steve Jobs, Bill Gates, Mark Zuckerberg – there are so many male leaders in tech. But what about Ada Lovelace, Grace Hopper, Susan Wojcicki, Sheryl Sandberg and the decades of further women technologists? Continue reading We Need More Women in Technology. Period.
As children, we all had dreams of what we wanted to be when we grew up — be it a fireman, astronaut, ballerina or race car driver. Continue reading Seeing is Believing — A Letter from the Editor
By Sarah Mosqueda
Geena Davis has played several complex characters, but the actress, gender and STEM advocate, producer and model is hesitant to call them role models.
For example, take Thelma Dickinson from the iconic 1991 movie, Thelma & Louise. She was characterized as the ditzy wife of an insensitive, bullying, unfaithful carpet salesman. Continue reading Geena Davis: Standing Up for Gender & STEM
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NASA astronaut Kate Rubins, 42, safely returned to Earth on Saturday after living aboard the International Space Station for six months, according to NASA. Rubins, along with Russian cosmonauts Sergey Kud-Sverchkov and Sergey Ryzhikov, arrived southeast of the town Dzhezkazgan, Kazakhstan, in a parachute landing at 10:55 a.m. local time. Continue reading NASA astronaut Kate Rubins returns safely to Earth after six months in space
The WITI Summit, June 22-24 in a VIRTUAL form, is the premier global event for women in technology. Executives, entrepreneurs and technology thought leaders from around the world convene online to build and expand strong connections in a welcoming environment and to foster women’s success in all technology related fields and organizations. 3,000+ attendees from 6 continents.
Use code CBPART21 for $100 discount off the prevailing cost of a full 3-day pass.
By Ryan Whitwam
Scientists working at Fermilab in Batavia, Illinois have made some of the most important discoveries in physics over the years, including the existence of the top quark and characterizing the neutrino. Now, the team working on Fermilab’s Muon g−2 experiment has reported a tantalizing hint of a new type of physics, according to the BBC. If confirmed, this would become the fifth known fundamental force in the universe.
By Rob Thubron, TechSpot
What just happened? Will.i.am, best known as the frontman for the Black Eyed Peas, has made several pushes into the world of technology—not all of them successful. But the rapper hasn’t been put off by a few past failures. His latest project is a tech-packed face mask that features everything from noise-canceling headphones to Bluetooth connectivity. Continue reading Will.i.am reveals his $299 face mask featuring dual fans, ANC headphones, Bluetooth, and more