Tag Archives: STEM

Ignored Potential

This Is Why More Black Women Are Not Attending Engineering School

Taking a deep dive into how to really create more black women engineers

“Ignored Potential” is a paper by a group of engineers that scrutinizes the roadblocks and…

By Samara Lynn

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black engineers

Black Engineers Recruit Powerful Ally

The two groups are trying to get more blacks in what will be the fastest growing job market in the next decade

Bioengineering jobs will grow 23 percent from 2014 to 2024, at a much faster rate…

By Samara Lynn

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Howard West

Howard University Alum, Now a VP at Google, Opens Up About Howard West

A Google VP lauds the strategic partnership between Google and her alma mater, Howard University

The announcement that Google is opening up its Googleplex campus to students and faculty of…

By Samara Lynn

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Google Howard West Program Bridges Silicon Valley and Black Colleges

Howard West will kick off with Howard University.

On Thursday, Google announced the launch of its new diversity initiative, Howard West.
Starting this summer,…

By Samara Lynn

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DJ Jazzy Jeff

DJ Jazzy Jeff Uses Technology to Bypass Traditional Record Label Distribution

Using Stem created a level of transparency that does not exist in the music industry

Recently DJ Jazzy Jeff released a new project, “Chasing Goosebumps” but the only difference this…

By Sequoia Blodgett

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Clean Energy Economy

HBCU Coalition and Department of Energy Promote Clean Energy Economy

Fourteen historically black colleges and universities sign an agreement with D.O.E.

The U.S. Department of Energy has signed a landmark agreement with a coalition of historically…

By Robin White Goode

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Intrepid

Sign Up Your Girl for Summer STEM Fun at NYC Intrepid

Girls can get a jump on summer fun and STEM skills in an exciting NYC program for 8th and 9th-grade students

The Intrepid Sea, Air, & Space Museum Complex in New York City is now accepting…

By Samara Lynn

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#BlackSTEMLikeMe

National Society of Black Engineers Launches #BlackSTEMLikeMe

This is what an engineer looks like

The National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE) launched a new campaign, #BlackSTEMLikeMe, an initiative encouraging…

By Samara Lynn

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grants

99 Grants to Fund Your Tech

There are federal grants available to help fund your tech education initiatives. Here are the details

There are almost 100 federal grants available for creating or developing STEM (science, technology, engineering,…

By Samara Lynn

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federal

Federal Agencies May Be Telling Trump, “Oh, Hell No!”

Are scientists and federal agents pushing back against Trump's policy?

It appears federal science orgs have resorted to using unofficial Twitter accounts as part of…

By Samara Lynn

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STEM Toys

You Can Now Give Your Kids a Monthly STEM Toy Box Subscription

Can Amazon's new service create budding engineers?

Can STEM toys help build STEM skills? Jeffrey Trawick, said there has been surprisingly little…

By Samara Lynn

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Pomona

Pomona College Selects Starr as its New President

NYU dean heading to California in the fall

Some people just have the right names. G. Gabrielle Starr is certainly one of them.…

By Robin White Goode

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Robotics Scientist

Black Female Robotics Scientist Launches STEM Startup

Dr. Ayanna Howard is making STEM engaging for kids ages 3 - 6

“We want to make STEM engaging for kids ages 3 to 6, so they’re not…

By Samara Lynn

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Coalition

See How This Coalition is Helping Black Female Techies

The Research Coalition of Black Women and Girls in Computing is amplifying the voices of black women in computing

The Research Coalition of Black Women and Girls in Computing spoke to BE about celebrating…

By Karima Mariama-Arthur, Esq.

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STEM Toys

8 Educational STEM Toys for Kids at CES 2017

These eight toys will ensure your kids learn STEM!

To prepare kids for a technology-encompassed world, it’s never too early to get tech into…

By Samara Lynn

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STEM

How My Mother’s Love of Cookies Made STEM a Core Piece of My Life

The ubiquity of STEM at every stage of my development had a major impact on my desire to become an engineer

Author of STEM Gems, Stephanie Espy, shares how her mother’s passion for baking fueled her…

By Black Enterprise

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NASA

‘Hidden Figures’ Reveals the Power of Math

The true story uncovers the truth about African American genius

Unfolding from the 1940s to the 1960s, the story, as Hidden Figures film director Theodore…

By Robin White Goode

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P-Tech

P-TECH Grads Ready for College and Career

IBM’s winning education model continues to equip youth and expand nationally

P-TECH, the network of six-year high schools whose graduates leave school with a free associate…

By Robin White Goode

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CES 2017

9 Examples of the Most Insane Tech That Will Be at CES 2017

A sample of the technology that we are looking forward to testing at CES 2017

CES 2017 is sure to have big announcements related to Virtual Reality, drones, connected cars,…

By Samara Lynn

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Mark Zuckerberg

Dave Scott’s 10 Tips for Becoming the Black Mark Zuckerberg

Dave Scott, serial entrepreneur and founder/CEO of Laugh.ly, outlines how black entrepreneurs can achieve the same level of success as Facebook Founder Mark Zuckerberg

Leave behind the notion that black people only achieve success on a field or a…

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