Dr. Joy Wolfram

Dr. Joy Wolfram is an Assistant Professor of Medicine at the Mayo Clinic in Florida, where she leads the Wolfram Lab for Nanomedicine and Extracellular Vesicles. She also holds affiliate faculty positions in the Department of Nanomedicine at the Houston Methodist Hospital in Texas and in the Department of Biology at the University of North […]
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Dr. Gilda A. Barabino

Gilda A. Barabino is the Daniel and Frances Berg Professor and Dean of the Grove School of Engineering at The City College of New York (CCNY). She holds appointments the in the Departments of Biomedical Engineering and Chemical Engineering and the CUNY School of Medicine. Prior to joining CCNY, she served as Associate Chair for […]
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This Adorable Card Game Will Teach Your Girls About Women In Science

This new card game includes 44 different women in science (16 more available in the expansion pack), including women like Ada Lovelace, Rose Dieng-Kuntz, and Chien-Shiung Wu.
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Teaching Girls That They’re Brilliant Starts With the Parents

We can teach our girls early on that they can and are brilliant. But how? Well, it starts with the parents. By Mariah Loeber; Crossposted with permission from Fem-S.T.E.M. A bit of a depressing study came out claiming that by age six girls didn’t think they were as brilliant as their boy counterparts.  This being said, it’s […]
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10 Influential Women in STEM from Across the Globe

We're still celebrating Women's History Month, even though here at SheHeroes we celebrate ground-breaking women all year long! So why not celebrate with us by sharing the stories of 10 women from across the globe that are transforming the STEM fields.       1. Maryam Mirzakhani is helping us understand the complex mathematical relationships that govern twisting and stretching […]
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These “Beyond Curie” Posters are Perfect For Your Classroom

This poster initiative is built on the idea that scientists and designers need to be brought together in order to help the world better understand science.
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3 Feats By Aviator Bessie Coleman in Her Career

Bessie Coleman came up with the idea to fly after seeing WWI pilots making headlines, but her brothers weren’t convinced she could do it.
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#HerStory 45: Alice Paul by Maggie Marconi

Maggie Marconi, historian and museum professional, shares the story of one of the most infamous leaders of the American Woman’s Suffrage movement, Alice Paul. In addition to her work as an American suffragist Paul was a fierce feminist and dedicated women's rights activist. Not only was she the main leader and strategist of the 1910s […]
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Election Day

Happy Election Day, one of the most fantastic days of the year. Though technically August 26th is Women’s Equality Day, Election Day each and every year is the day we have the  best opportunity to celebrate the passage of the 19th amendment, the Woman Suffrage Movement Amendment to the U.S. Constitution. This year though it […]
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Review: Powered By Girl: A Field Guide for Supporting Youth Activists

It seems there’s no end to parenting books on the typical logistics of parenting-- disciplining, educating, feeding, sleeping, etc. But there is a serious lack of books that truly show adults how to teach the young women in our lives how to be good citizens and activists. Lyn Mikel Brown's Powered By Girl: A Field Guide for Supporting […]
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