Surprise, it's a bonus episode! We're bringing you stories about lady mathematicians from the Girls Talk Math summer camp.Read More
Sameera Moussa was an early 20th century Egyptian nuclear physicist who held a doctorate in atomic radiation. She was the first woman at her Univeristy to earn a PhD in her field, and the first woman to hold a university post in any field there. Her research, among other things, worked to use nuclear technology for medical purposes, she saw it as a way to make medical care affordable to all. Sameera was a prominent figure not only at her university, but in her country and at an international level. In the mid 50s, she was invited to travel to the US, and it was then, at the age of 32, that her life was cut short in a mysterious car accident.
Sound like drama? It totally is.Read More
On today's episode, we talk about engineering + entrepreneurship! Beatrice Hicks was a 20th century American engineer, businesswoman, and founder of the Society of Women Engineers. Erin Winick, modern day mechanical engineer, CEO and founder of the Sci Chic STEM jewerly company, and proud member of the modern Society of Women Engineers joins us.Read More
Hello Femmes and friends! Join us this week to learn about 19th century geneticist Nettie Stevens + consider the effects of sexism and implicit bias on women in STEM.Read More