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Science Profile: Health Physicist Hattie Carwell

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Close your eyes and imagine a physicist. What does this person look like? Was it a white guy? Well, if it was, you might be guilty of reaffirming stereotypes, but you wouldn’t be wrong statistically speaking. According to the American Institute of Physics, less than 1% of American physicists are women of color. This week, we sit down with one such rarity: groundbreaking physicist Hattie Carwell.

T-Mobile Selects 30 Teams of Visionary Youth From Across the Country As 2019 Changemaker Challenge Winners

Top 30 winners — selected from hundreds of entries — receive seed-funding and a visit to T-Mobile HQ to bring their big ideas to life, and three best-of-best Category Winners will pitch T-Mobile leaders for a chance to earn up to $10,000
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BELLEVUE, Wash., December 5, 2019 /3BL Media/ – T-Mobile and the T-Mobile Foundation today announced the winners of the 2019 T-Mobile Changemaker Challenge, the Un-carrier’s nationwide contest that is mobilizing the next generation of young visionaries. For the second consecutive year, T-Mobile, the T-Mobile Foundation, and Ashoka, the world’s largest network of social entrepreneurs, put out a call to youth aged 13 to 23 from the U.S., asking them to submit BIG ideas aimed at changing their communities for good.

Serving Her Country, Mentoring Tomorrow’s STEM Leaders: Booz Allen’s Kimberly Page

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As a fourth-generation Japanese-American and a third-generation Chinese-American, Kimberly Page didn’t initially picture herself at the Naval Academy. At the time, Asian women represented less than one percent of the student body. But she was encouraged by her family and her mentors. 

Making Tech More Diverse: Booz Allen Named 24 Women of Color STEM Awardees

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Representing data science, health informatics, systems engineering, and more, two dozen Booz Allen employees have been named Women of Color STEM Technology All-Stars and Rising Stars. They join more than 250 Booz Allen employees who have received this honor since 2004.

Presented at the annual Women of Color STEM Conference in Detroit this October, the awards recognize women of color in the fields of science, technology, engineering, and math who create, innovate, and inspire.

MilliporeSigma Employee Spotlight: Natalie Randolph

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MilliporeSigma Employee Spotlight: Natalie Randolph

As part of our employee spotlight series, we’re sitting down with Natalie Randolph, Curiosity Cube® mobile science lab coordinator at MilliporeSigma, to learn more about the work she’s doing to spark curiosity in the next generation of scientists.

1. Tell us about your background (where you grew up, went to school, your family, etc.).

Intel Foundation Supports the First U.S. WiSci STEAM Camp for Middle School Girls

By Pia Wilson-Body, President, Intel Foundation
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“One Intel” is not a bumper sticker, it’s not a slogan, it is action that exemplifies how we bring Intel employees, resources and technology together to solve real world problems. Last week, at the Women in Science (WiSci) STEAM Camp in Bend, Oregon – we did just that. The U.S. State Department, Intel , Girl Up, along with other partners, founded WiSci STEAM Camps in 2015. Over the past four years, we’ve supported camps in Rwanda, Peru, Malawi, Namibia and Georgia.

What It’s Like to Be the Custodian of Johnson & Johnson's Over 130-Year History

By Stephanie Wood
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Not all companies have a Chief Historian. Then again, not all companies have such a long, rich heritage of innovation. Margaret Gurowitz explains the highlights—and delights—of her unique job.

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Not all companies have a Chief Historian. Then again, not all companies have such a long, rich heritage of innovation. Margaret Gurowitz explains the highlights—and delights—of her unique job.

We See Equal - Women in STEM: Emily Hamlin

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Let's put the spotlight on how STEM is a career for all. As an innovation-driven company, STEM graduates and employees form an essential part of our workforce. As part of our commitment to gender diversity in recruitment, we continue to break stereotypes and provide support and mentorship to encourage the next generation of STEM talent. After all, a more diverse talent pool leads to better ideas and innovation, which in turn is better for business.

Hear Her Story: Q&A With Melissa Charlery, Technician IT Support at Gildan

From intern to employee
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Melissa Charlery shares her journey from her beginnings at Gildan three years ago as an intern, to securing a full-time position in the company’s IT department. Here is the story of this young’s woman’s personal and professional growth after university:

Q: How did you start here at Gildan?

Five Ways to Find STEM Success: An Interview with Nici Bush, General Manager of Mars Symbioscience

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1. What do you like best about the STEM field?

As a women in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM), I love the way you can work in a lab or sit in a small pilot plant but work on something that has a ripple effect so big it goes out to affect a lot of people. A scientific or technical breakthrough can create a better future for people… how’s that for a nice sense of purpose?

2. Why is it important to support women in STEM?

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