by Lauren Cole, Senior Digital Communications Specialist
Angelica Cortez Vega always knew she wanted to work in STEM (science, technology, engineering and math). She dreamed of being a math teacher, managing the business side of STEM or even becoming an astronaut.
“It turns out that there are actually height requirements to be an astronaut,” Cortez Vega said. “That ruled out that career choice for me, so I began to explore other career options — all on Earth.”