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Podcast: How to Find Support When You're Studying STEM

Abbott intern Diya Iyer talks with Betsy Wille about how to find support when you're studying STEM subjects.
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In Her Element - Susie Wolff

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Get to know our trailblazer Susie Wolff, the first and only woman Formula E Team Principal. Susie joins #HPEDiscover to tell her story of how she's ensuring the next generation of women have a place in the pitlane. Watch on demand: http://hpe.to/6007yZMuT

How Cicely Hart Pursued Leadership Through Engineering

Duke Energy vice president became an engineer because she loved math but stayed with it to lead others
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On Cicely Hart’s first day as an engineer at Duke Energy, she thought past the technical and wondered, “How can I be a leader?”

Twenty years later, Hart is vice president of region support for Duke Energy’s Midwestern service areas, including parts of Ohio, Indiana and Kentucky, and she’s committed to sharing what she’s learned about leadership with others. She’s responsible for health and safety protocols, several engineering functions, workforce development for lineworkers and other crews, and project management for grid improvement.

“When I Started, There Were Not a Lot of Black Women in the Field"

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“When I started, there were not a lot of Black women in the field… it's important for us to pass that (legacy) along so that others can realize their potential.” P&G Scientist Rolanda Wilkerson.
 
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Steps Toward the Sky

By Rachel Landgraf
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Carole Cary-Hopson, Newark Liberty International Airport Boeing 737 First Officer, remembers how it felt piloting her first United flight.

"Shivers" she recalled. "I felt as if this is what dreams are made of. Every single time I come to work, I feel that way."

"That way" was 14 years in the making for Carole. "What dreams are made of" dates back to her childhood in Pennsylvania and frequently visiting her grandma's home in south Jersey that was right by the Philadelphia airport.

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.

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