Star Trek Wants Women in STEM
The Fem-STEM Mythbusters
by Suhani Agrawal
1y ago
Have women only recently gained interest in STEM? Or has history just been written by men, about men, and for men? Today's episode answers those questions and more with guest speaker Lois Melbourne, Co-Founder of Aquire and author of sci-fi novel, Moral Code (coming out in September ..read more
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How Does the Right to an Abortion Impact Education?
The Fem-STEM Mythbusters
by Suhani Agrawal
1y ago
On June 24th, SCOTUS overturned Roe v. Wade, a landmark decision where the Court ruled that the Constitution of the United States conferred the right to have an abortion. This has and will continue to have devastating consequences for women in America, including having a negative impact on their educational and career pursuits. In today's episode, everything from misconceptions about being "pro-choice" to what post-Roe America looks like is discussed with guest speaker Regan Ralph. Regan is the founding president and CEO of the Fund for Global Human Rights and a women’s rights advocate ..read more
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Can I Combine My Interests?
The Fem-STEM Mythbusters
by Suhani Agrawal
2y ago
In today's episode me and guest Afua Bruce tackle the myth that girls have no STEM interest. Ms. Bruce is New America's Director of Engineering for Public Interest Technology. We talk about the possibility of combining one's non=STEM and STEM interests ..read more
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The Importance of A Single Small Step
The Fem-STEM Mythbusters
by Suhani Agrawal
2y ago
This marks the last episode for our Women's History Month special. I talk with guest speaker Monica H. Kang about the importance of creativity in the STEM field. Ms. Kang is the CEO and Founder of InnovatorsBox and the host of two podcasts: Rethink Creativity and Curious Monica ..read more
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How We Can Begin to Overcome Workplace Bias
The Fem-STEM Mythbusters
by Suhani Agrawal
2y ago
Today's episode is the second of our Women's History Month special. I discuss the myth that only men can be technology leaders with Khuloud Odeh, Global Director of Digital Services at CGIAR. Join us as we discuss everything from workplace bias, the importance of diversity in the STEM field, and how we can work towards more sustainable and welcoming workplaces ..read more
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How to Tell That A Bathroom Was Designed By A Man
The Fem-STEM Mythbusters
by Suhani Agrawal
2y ago
Happy women's history month! Today's episode is the first of many for this month, and in it we tackle this idea that femininity is unwelcome in the STEM field. The guest speaker is Hilary Roschke, the VP of Strategic Operations at SDVI Corporation ..read more
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Natural Talent Only Takes You So Far
The Fem-STEM Mythbusters
by Suhani Agrawal
2y ago
In today’s episode, we talk about this myth that, in comparison to girls, boys are naturally gifted in the STEM area. The guest speaker is Dr. Purna Gamage, an Assistant Teaching Professor at Georgetown University ..read more
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Leaving the "Kitchen" Mindset Behind
The Fem-STEM Mythbusters
by Suhani Agrawal
2y ago
Today's myth that we're busting is if girls prefer to pursue caring professions over careers in STEM. The guest speaker is Edima Elinewinga who is a CTO at a nonprofit organization: Zero to Three ..read more
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How to be Confident Like a Frog
The Fem-STEM Mythbusters
by Suhani Agrawal
2y ago
Today's episode is about if confidence comes in the way of girls wanting to pursue STEM. The first guest speaker is Charu Srivastava, a Software Architect at Intel ..read more
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Trailer
The Fem-STEM Mythbusters
by Suhani Agrawal
2y ago
Welcome to the Fem-STEM Mythbusters podcast! Here's a bit about me, Suhani and why I decided to start this podcast ..read more
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