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Engaging girls in STEM: #WomeninSTEM #STEMchat March 18

Engaging girls in STEM: #WomeninSTEM #STEMchat March 18

Who are your heroes of science? Mine include Marie Curie, Roger Arliner Young and Rubye Torrey. March is Womens History Month and I’m celebrating Women and Girls in STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics).

March 17, 2014 — DNLee
Wordless Wednesday: 2015 TED Fellows named

Wordless Wednesday: 2015 TED Fellows named

I am over the moon excited to be included among the 2015 class of TED Fellows. The genius represented by this list blows my mind. I’m trying not to let nervousness and anxiety keep me from bringing my A game to the TED meeting in March 2015.

December 17, 2014 — DNLee
Wordless Wednesday: We did it for Lindsey and The Fab Lab!

Wordless Wednesday: We did it for Lindsey and The Fab Lab!

I am over-the-moon delighted to announce that Lindsey Murphy, a.k.a. Crazy Aunt Lindsey has successfully reached her crowdfunding goal to bring back her fan-favorite science edutainment show – The Fab Lab with Crazy Aunt Lindsey.

November 5, 2014 — DNLee

GeekGirlCon or Bust! Help me and my friends bring the #DIYSciZone back

Back by popular demand. The DIY Science Zone at GeekGirlCon `14! I and my Science-y friends are returning to Seattle to join our friend and founder of the #DIYSciZone, Ray Burks, to bring real-live science to #GGC14 con attendees young and old, and we need your help bringing it back.

September 11, 2014 — DNLee
White House to Honor STEM Diversity and Access Champions of Change

White House to Honor STEM Diversity and Access Champions of Change

I’ve been on the road and I finally show up in Ithaca, to join the rest of my lab group at Cornell and the first thing I say to my boss is: “So, ummm….I’m going to the White House this week.” PRESS RELEASE THE WHITE HOUSE Office of Communications ________________________________________________________________ FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 24, [...]

February 24, 2014 — DNLee

Scientific American Blogs celebrates 1 year anniversary

It’s Our Anniversary! Yes, The Scientific American Blog Network is 1 year old today.  Quite a nice landmark for the oldest continuously published monthly magazine in America.  (Ooh, I get goose pimples thinking about that…and I work with them.

July 5, 2012 — DNLee
This Happened: Science Online is no more

This Happened: Science Online is no more

I got the email that many other #sciox-ers got. ScienceOnline the non-profit entity that introduced me to some AWESOME people and springboard my extra-curricular career is no more.

October 10, 2014 — DNLee
Celebrating the Unsung Heros of Science and Black History

Celebrating the Unsung Heros of Science and Black History

During my school years, I was excited about Black History Month. I was very fortunate to have a host of culturally-aware teachers who gleefully threaded lessons of Black Achievement through out all of my subjects.

February 7, 2014 — DNLee

Weekend To Do: Apply for the Science Writers 2015 Diversity Travel Fellowship

Announcing the 2015 DiverseScholar National Association of Science Writers (NASW) Diversity Travel Fellowship. Sponsored by a generous NASW Idea Grant, these travel awards (10 at $1,000 each) were created to encourage underrepresented minorities in science journalism to attend the ScienceWriters2015 conference (October 9-13; Cambridge, MA). Deadline to apply is Tuesday August 25 at 11:55 pm PST using this online application. U.S.-based underrepresented minority journalists are encouraged to apply especially African-, Hispanic-, and Native-Americans who have journalism experience in STEM, medicine, health, environment, technology, etc. 

August 14, 2015 — DNLee and Alberto

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