NOGLSTP Recognizes Paul, Tanner, and Taubenheim as LGBTQ+ Educator, Scientist, and Engineer of the Year for 2018

Today, the National Organization of Gay and Lesbian Scientists and Technical Professionals (NOGLSTP) is proud to announce the winners of its 2018 recognition awards for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ+) professionals in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM). The NOGLSTP Recognition Awards will be presented during the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) Annual Meeting in Austin, TX on Feb. 18. NOGLSTP is an affiliate of AAAS and will organize events, including the awards ceremony, to advocate for LGBTQ in STEM at the AAAS Annual Meeting.

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Putting Energy in STEM

NACAC launched its STEM College and Career fairs in 2016 to give students interested in science, technology, engineering, and math an opportunity to explore and gather career and college information. We sat down with Anika Kwinana, NACAC’s assistant director of National College Fairs, programs and services, to talk about what’s special about STEM fairs. Continue reading Putting Energy in STEM

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STEMCON Announces Keynote Speaker Shaesta Waiz, Founder & Pilot, Dreams Soar, Inc.

STEMCON is excited to announce Shaesta Waiz, Founder & Pilot Dreams Soar, Inc., as the official 5th Annual STEMCON (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics Conference) keynote speaker in Rosemont, Ill., at the Hyatt Regency O’Hare near downtown Chicago, on April 20, 2018 from 8 am to 4 pm. Continue reading STEMCON Announces Keynote Speaker Shaesta Waiz, Founder & Pilot, Dreams Soar, Inc.

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Georgia Tech Received CMD-IT University Award for Retention of Minorities and Students with Disabilities in Computer Science

The Center for Minorities and People with Disabilities in IT (CMD-IT) presented Georgia Tech with the first annual CMD-IT University Award for Retention of Minorities and Students with Disabilities in Computer Science.  The University Award recognizes US institutions that have demonstrated a commitment and shown results for the retention of students from underrepresented groups in undergraduate Computer Science programs over the last five years. The award, sponsored by Microsoft, is focused on the underrepresented groups African Americans, Native Americans, Hispanics, and People with Disabilities.  Continue reading Georgia Tech Received CMD-IT University Award for Retention of Minorities and Students with Disabilities in Computer Science

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