Tag Archives: STEM

[REPORT] Minorities Landed More Tech Jobs in Labor Market Recovery

Blacks and Hispanics had increases from 2009-2014, but women made up just 25% of tech workforce

More blacks got tech jobs during labor market recovery, with women making up 25% of…

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Power Women of the Diaspora: Uganda Minister of Energy Details How Women Can Impact the World

Irene Nafuna Muloni shares advice for young leaders of African diaspora

BlackEnterprise.com caught up with Irene Muloni to talk about her role and how black women…

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Can a Video Game Teach Your Preschooler to Solve for X?

An app that may work better, and faster, than school

A video game that teachers algebra to preschoolers may work better, and faster, than school.

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10 Career Resources for Women in STEM

Organizations help to increase the number of women involved in STEM

A list of 10 great career resources to help women in STEM build their skillset…

By Kandia Johnson

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Neil deGrasse Tyson’s ‘StarTalk’ Blends Science With Late-Night TV

Astrophysicist's new show premieres tonight on National Geographic Channel

Neil deGrasse Tyson’s new TV show StarTalk will debut on the National Geographic Channel on…

By Joel Lyons

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Financial Literacy Month: Stars Gather to Celebrate Financially Savvy Skaters

Program building champions on the ice and leaders of their communities

A-list celebs and figure skating royalty gathered in New York City recently to celebrate nonprofit…

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[Infographic] BE Smart: STEM Facts That May Shock You

The lack of women and minorities in STEM is a hot topic across businesses and institutions

STEM facts from the STEM Education Coalition, Bureau of Labor Statistics, National Math + Science…

By Kandia Johnson

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STEM Mentoring Programs Invite Girls of Color into the Industy

New York City DOE creates opportunities to push girls towards STEM related fields

New STEM programs were created to mentor low income Girls, African Americans and Hispanics.

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5 STEM Competitions for Young Scientists

STEM competitions for the next generation of innovators

STEM competitions provide a challenging atmosphere for students to solve problems while meeting other students…

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4 Awesome Health Apps Designed Exclusively for Women

These will help you take a top priority into your own hands, quickly and easily

Startups see no boundaries when it comes to designing apps, which address health issues…

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FIRST Robotics Sparks Passion for Science and Technology

Winning regional teams to compete in Missouri

FIRST Robotics sparks passion for science, technology, engineering.

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7 STEM Festivals for Kids

STEM Festivals provide a fun way to learn and explore different careers

STEM Festivals provide a fun way to learn and explore science, technology, engineering and math…

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Top 5 Blacks in Brewery

Here's a look at some of the best pioneers in the brewing industry

Here’s a look at the top five blacks in brewery, as today is national beer…

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Top 20 STEM Jobs

Here is a glimpse of the best STEM jobs in 2015

According to a report compiled by the US News World & Report, the number of…

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Amazon Launches New STEM Toy Shop

New site meets the growing demands of parents for educational toys

Amazon launches new toy shop geared towards encouraging kids to develop STEM skills.

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7 DIY STEM Projects For Kids

If your child is curious about how things work, help them explore STEM

For a child who’s curious and loves to take things apart engaging them in DIY…

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Entrepreneurs Summit All-Stars: Amos Winbush Talks Forging Multimillion-Dollar Empire in Tech

2010’s Innovator of the Year is driven by a dream to bring STEM to all

Black Enterprise’s 2010’s Innovator of the Year was a self-made millionaire before 30. He’s driven…

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5 Motivational STEM Videos For Your Kids To Watch

Using a hands-on approach, you can inspire kids to look beyond the surface

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Benjamin Franklin once said, “Tell me and I forget. Teach me and…

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5 STEM Organizations to Follow on Facebook and Twitter

Young girls and women become more educated and engaged in the field

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With the right mix of encouragement, education, hands-on experience, and open dialogue…

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Six Ways to Engage Girls in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math

Tips to help parents, family, friends and school personnel bridge the gender gap in STEM fields

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Although in recent years science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) education programs have become…

By Kandia Johnson

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