COLLEGE TECH CLUBS FOR WOMEN

Tech clubs for women are starting to emerge on college campuses. Most notably, at UC Berkeley, FEMTech is a tech club for women of all majors at the university. Andrea Lombard was a media major who had a strong interest in technology; however, she frequently felt unwelcome and isolated in maker spaces and computer labs. […]

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HELEN BROOKE TAUSSIG

Helen Brooke Taussig is known as the founder of the field of pediatric cardiology. She discovered that “blue babies” had a leaking septum and an undeveloped artery leading from the heart to the lungs. Today, the condition that blue babies used to die from is fixed by the Blalock-Taussig operation. Taussig received the Lasker Award […]

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INTERVIEW WITH LANA CLAY

It is a known fact that women are dramatically underrepresented in the field of science; however, some women are making huge strides to institute change. I was fortunately able to conduct an interview with Lana Clay. Clay and her work have greatly inspired me, and I truly believe that every girl should view her hard-work […]

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ANANDI KRISHNAN

Dr. Anandi Krishnan is a blood scientist at Stanford University. Before this, she received her PhD in Bioengineering from Penn State University in 2005. Then, in 2008, she was a postdoctoral fellow at the Heart and Vascular Institute, Penn State College of Medicine. Krishnan then went on to become a stroke research fellow at Duke […]

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PROJECT SCIENTIST

Project Scientist was founded in 2011 by Sandy Marshall. She noticed the disadvantages that women and girls have in STEM majors and careers. Because of this, she became committed to making a difference in the lives of young girls within her own community. The need for Project Scientist was based off a vast amount of […]

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MARIA GRAZIA RONCAROLO

Dr. Maria Grazia Roncarolo of Stanford University is a pediatric immunologist, the Chief of the Division of Pediatric Translational and Regenerative Medicine, and Co-Director of the Institute for Stem Cell Biology and Regenerative Medicine. An expert in stem cells and gene therapy, she is the director of recently announced Stanford Center for Definitive and Curative […]

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