GE is making a commitment to close the gender gap at its organization by promising to place 20,000 women in technical roles by 2020. Continue reading ‘What if female scientists were celebrities?’: GE says it will place 20,000 women in technical roles by 2020
By Brady Rhoades
Imagine: You’re watching The Big Bang Theory and Sheldon confuses photons with protons. Or Leonard works in degrees when he should be working in radians. Or Raj gets refraction angles wrong. It doesn’t happen. And you can thank the show’s fact checkers for that. Among them is science consultant David Saltzberg, a master physicist. Continue reading Who Put the BANG in The Big Bang Theory?
America will need to fill 1 million more STEM jobs than we will produce professionals in the next decade. And although we are among the world’s largest importers of technical talent, demand for these skills far exceed supply. Continue reading How To Get More African American Girls Into Tech
More Than 10,000 Attendees to Address the Theme ‘Engineering Your Foundation’ Continue reading National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE) Annual Convention Set for Launch!
You may not know how to control your emotions in the office when you are stressed. Emotions in this context refers to extreme emotional responses such as excessive expression of anger. So, how to control your emotions effectively? Continue reading 5 Tips for Controlling Your Emotions in the Office
Employment growth among jobs in the STEM field varies widely. According to the Department for Professional Employees, the number of job opportunities for aerospace engineers increased by 53% between 2005 and 2015. Within the same period, the number of jobs for biologists and computer programmers fell by 28% and 17.4%, respectively. Pay within the STEM field also varies by occupation as well as location. For the third year in a row, SmartAsset ranked the top metro areas for pay among STEM professionals. Continue reading The Best Places for Pay in STEM Jobs – 2017 Edition
NASA’s youngest researcher Yair Israel Piña López, 20, might be on his way to Mars. Continue reading NASA’s Youngest Researcher Poised To Be First Mexican On Mars
Soon after Hidden Figures was acknowledged with three Oscar nominations, a woman named Raye Montague spoke with Good Morning America about her own experience as a “hidden figure” in the Navy, Yahoo reports. Continue reading This Woman Was The Navy’s “Hidden Figure”
Tiera Guinn is just 22 years old and she’s already working for NASA. Continue reading This 22-Year-Old Is Already An Engineer At NASA
Amazon is launching a new STEM Club subscription service for monthly, STEM-related toys. For $19.99 a month (plus tax), Amazon will deliver a “hand selected” educational toy that will theoretically both entertain and educate a child in the fields of science, technology, engineering, and math. Continue reading Amazon will now send your kids tech and science toys for $20 a month