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Why is it that men still dominate STEM and tech? more

Jun 5, 2017 12:00 PM Work + Money

Feyi Olopade Ayodele: CEO, Cancer IQ, Inc., talks about the story behind the launch of Cancer IQ and how it will impact people's lives. more

May 29, 2017 12:00 PM Influencers

Cayla Weisberg and Gerry Kahnseiler of InvestHER Ventures talk about how their company helps to provide female entrepreneurs with a non-threatening destination to seek business feedback and capital. more

May 24, 2017 9:00 AM Influencers

Brave Initiatives helps to prime young women to be the tech stars of the future. more

May 16, 2017 2:00 PM Career

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Dr. Lateefah Stanford talks about her experience in STEM as a research chemist supporting BP refining operations. more

May 11, 2017 10:00 AM Influencers

Entrepreneur Katy Lynch talks about the exciting story behind the launch of her new project, Codeverse. more

May 10, 2017 10:00 AM Influencers

Ying Liu

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Ying Liu, Ph.D talks about her work at the University of Illinois at Chicago where she's currently researching in the area of soft-matter nano-technologies and microfluidics. more

May 8, 2017 2:30 AM Influencers

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The winner of the 2017 Science Ambassador Scholarship—an annual prize given to women seeking degrees in science, technology, engineering, or mathematics—has been awarded to a Maryland high school senior. more

May 5, 2017 12:00 PM Career

Vicky Kalogera

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Vicky Kalogera, Director of CIERA, the Center for Interdisciplinary Exploration and Research in Astrophysics, talks to Chicago Woman about her involvement with a team that discovered evidence of gravitational waves. more

May 5, 2017 10:00 AM Influencers

Nancy Harvey, Managing Director of the Polsky Center for Entrepreneurship & Innovation at the University of Chicago, discusses how she got her start, the mission of the Center and tips for prospective entrepreneurs. more

May 4, 2017 12:00 PM Career 1 Comments

Dr. Angela Kent

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Dr. Angela Kent, visiting Scientist at the Shedd Aquarium Microbiome Lab, talks about her passion for genetics and microbiology and what the study of microbiomes tell us about the health of the environment. more

May 2, 2017 9:00 AM Influencers

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BWISE supports career advancement for black women in STEM through networking, mentorship and career development. more

Apr 5, 2017 12:00 AM Resources

It's a well-known fact that there aren't a whole lot of women in STEM fields. How can we change that? In this article, physicist and author Lesley L. Smith says it starts by encouraging girls to defy conventional standards at a young age. more

Oct 4, 2016 5:00 PM New + Noteworthy

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