The National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE) hosted their 43rd annual Convention Career Fair in Kansas City, MO from March 29-April 2, 2017.
Career-wise, Zendaya has pretty much done it all. On top of starring in and producing one of Disney Channel’s biggest shows ever, K.C. Undercover, Z has landed roles in two huge films (Spider-Man: Homecoming and The Greatest Showman on Earth), along with inking a record deal, designing her own fashion line, and starting her own Zendaya app. Whew! Continue reading Why Zendaya is Helping Bring Tech to Kids in Need
Yesim Darici did not pursue a career in advocacy. She is a scientist – a theoretical and experimental physicist with expertise in transition metals and clean coal technology. Yet, Darici is a trailblazer for women in science. Today, she is also FIU’s leading advocate for women and gender issues as the director of the Center for Women’s and Gender Studies. Continue reading Career physicist, unexpected advocate
Monday’s Google Doodle honors the life and legacy of Fazlur Rahman Khan, a Bangladeshi-American structural engineer and architect responsible for advances in the field of high-rise and large-scale design. Continue reading Google Doodle Honors Bangladeshi-American Engineer Fazlur Rahman Khan
While the names and enormous accomplishments of Katherine Johnson, Dorothy Vaughan, and Mary Jackson were left out of history books, these brilliant African American women are now getting the recognition they deserve with the release of the blockbuster film “Hidden Figures” in 2016. Continue reading Booz Allen Hamilton’s Problem Solvers Campaign Celebrates Women Of Color In STEM Careers
Sylvana Caridi Coche is a woman on the cutting edge of technology. She is one of the elite who has not only watched but nurtured the shape of the IT movement from its inception. She has vast experience and insight when it comes to STEAM disciplines and is working diligently to not just talk–but to take action.
Continue reading Sylvana Coche on Global Competitiveness, Mentoring and Diversity
The young scientist and her team are aiming to close the mortality gap for black cancer patients. Continue reading Dr. Joy McDaniel Is Creating A Cure For Most Aggressive Form of Breast Cancer
Google is opening “Howard West” on its campus in Mountain View, Calif., a Silicon Valley outpost for the historically black university where computer science majors can immerse themselves in coding instruction and tech culture, not to mention the inner workings of one of the planet’s most famous companies. Continue reading Google opens Howard University West to train black coders
In the 30 years that Johns Hopkins School of Medicine’s neurosurgical department has accepted residents, there has never been a black woman in the ranks. Continue reading Johns Hopkins Has First Black Female Neurosurgeon Resident
Twenty-four years ago, the trailblazing Ellen Ochoa became the first Latina in space. The NASA astronaut made history back in 1993, and continues to do so today. On May 19, she’ll be inducted into the US Astronaut Hall of Fame. “I’m honored to be recognized among generations of astronauts who were at the forefront of exploring our universe for the benefit of humankind,” Ochoa said, according to KCET. “I hope to continue to inspire our nation’s youth to pursue careers in science, technology, engineering, and math, so they, too, may reach for the stars.” Continue reading 24 Years Ago Ellen Ochoa Was The First Latina In Space, Now She’s Heading To Astronaut Hall Of Fame