Tag Archives: STEM professions

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Scientist and HBCU Grad Says Support Networks Helped Her Succeed

STEM Profile: Racquel Jemison, Ph.D., of Dow Chemical

Racquel Jemison, Ph.D., a senior chemist at Dow, says support networks and hard work helped…

By Robin White Goode

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STEM Role Models and Career Success

Mentors and exemplars play an important role

A panel on STEM role models at the U.S. News STEM Solutions conference speaks to…

By Robin White Goode

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Labor Secretary Thomas Perez at STEM Solutions Conference

The compelling business case for prioritizing STEM

AT the STEM Solutions Conference, U.S. Secretary of Labor Thomas Perez presented the business case…

By Robin White Goode

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Racial and Gender Gaps Widening in STEM

Women and most minorities are being left behind

U.S. News and Raytheon produce an index that reveals the widening gaps in race and…

By Robin White Goode

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Sound Check

An audio engineer mixes recordings for pop music’s biggest hit makers

Making a living recording, editing, and mixing music requires a discerning ear. For Araica, her…

By LaToya M. Smith

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About This Issue: Evolving to Innovate

When it comes to careers in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics, women in particular aren’t…

By Marcia Wade Talbert

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STEM Spotlight: Mary J. Blige, NASA Pair Up to Get Girls Into Science

Advice and news about careers, education, and business opportunities in science and technology

Mary J. Blige is collaborating with NASA to inspire girls to pursue STEM careers. BlackEnterprise.com…

By Marcia Wade Talbert

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Adding Diversity Into the Equation

Minority chemists face barriers in the pipeline between academia and the workplace

Less than a year after Teri Quinn Gray began working as a research manager for…

By Brittany Hutson

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Why We Must Embrace STEM Education

To paraphrase an old saying, it will take a village to make our children employable and our nation competitive.

“To paraphrase an old saying, it will take a village to make our children employable…

By Earl "Butch" Graves Jr.

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