Meet our #stemwoman of the week, Furman’s very own Dr. Karen Buchmueller! Dr. Buchmueller is a part of the Leadership Group for the Chemistry Research Experience for Undergraduates. Over the past year, she has helped obtain around $750,000 from the National Science Foundation to help advance undergraduate research. For more information on Buchmueller’s work, check out this article: news.furman.edu/2018/09/05/karen-buchmueller-and-the-national-science-foundation-nsf
Meet Lucianne Walkowicz, our #stemwoman of the week! Lucianne is an astronomer at NASA, and has worked on numerous projects. She has been a part of the Kepler mission, studying planets outside of the solar system to see if they are habitable, has searched for intelligent life in the universe, and currently leads the Large Synoptic Survey Telescope, a project that will eventually be able to make a cosmic movie of the universe! For more information on Lucianne and some of her work, check out her TEDTalk here: www.ted.com/talks/lucianne_walkowicz_let_s_not_use_mars_as_a_backup_planet?language=en
This week’s #stemwoman is astrophysicist Jocelyn Bell Burnell! She was recently awarded a Breakthrough prize for her discover of pulsars (compact rotating stars that emit radiation). With her prize money, Bell Burnell plans on helping to increase diversity in science! For more information on Bell Burnell, her work, and aspirations, check out her story here: https://www.nature.com/articles/d41586-018-06210-w
Are you a pusher or a puller ? Following the huge success of our workshops / events and some amazing feedback we got from our community , we are now bringing you another impactful session with Julia Francis who will be discussing different kinds of behaviours / Assertive & Responsive ( push / pull energy) strategies which can be applied to influence people around us better whether in a corporate environment as a leader or in daily communication. This workshop will involve some experiential work as well as facilitated discussion. Join us to upskill yourself as well as great opportunity to network & connect with like minded ladies in our community. Book your seat now by simply sending us an email on email@example.com . For more details head to our website (events tab). Link in bio. *SEATS ARE LIMITED* see you there!
Do you believe in collaboration/ team work? How can women work together to help each other succeed ? Hear some of the industry experts and successful entrepreneurs give their opinions on this. Our Managing Director, Saleha Surti will be moderating an amazing panel of 6 industry experts on this topic "Importance of Collabration" - empowering each other on the 1st oct 2018 at 10:00 am Zabeel Ladies club. 💥See you there! 💥Dont forget to book your visitors pass on iwes.ae . Its FREE! @iwes_uae
This is Dr. Ellen Stofan, our #stemwoman of the week! Ellen is an astrobiologist, and is currently the director of the National Air and Space Museum. She has conducted research on the geology of various planets and their moons, and has been the chief scientist of various missions and departments for NASA! Based on her and her teams’ research, Stofan believes that humans will successfully be able to settle on other planets in as few as 10 to 20 years!
🚨 NEW BLOG POST! Happy Fri-yay! 🚨 This week has been filled with Math features and we are loving it! . For the past 5 years, Porshia McCall the founder of It’s More Than Math @itsmorethanmath , has seen many triumphs and tribulations but throughout it all she persevered. . Read Porshia’s blog entry on www.ladieslovestem.com 🤗
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