WinSTEM week - week block

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I don't do math

TED Talk by Emily Calandrelli

Do you need to be a scientist to be STEM literate? STEM education is critical in the modern world. Emily Calandrelli talks about the importance of STEM literacy, and recognizing the negative impacts of pseudoscience.

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Book Review: The Only Woman in the Room

Why Science is Still a Boy's Club

Author: Eileen Pollack       ISBN 978-0-8070-4657-9


Many years after being one of the first two females to obtain a Bachelors degree in Physics at Yale, Eileen Pollack reflects on why she pursued writing instead of graduate school. As Eileen Pollack shares her own personal experiences and reflects on her interactions with other women in STEM fields (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics), it is evident that only the women “who don’t give a crap” about societal norms and expectations succeed in a culture that discourages them from a very young age.