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Representation Matters

The Subtle Truths of Diversity and Inclusion in Academia and How Mentorship Combats Its Negative Effects

Then I began to take courses and I felt a sense of isolation. In most of my classes, I was the only black student and this was intimidating. Some days I felt uncomfortable to speak in class and sometimes felt that I would be criticized for my different, yet “simplistic” views.

STEM Women Are An Untapped Resource, Mined By Education And Perseverance

Women need to be empowered with regard to society both ethnically and economically so that they become adequate co-worker in development processes by walking the path of inherent social justice.

Here’s why Google+ is shutting down over the next 10 months

As of October 8, 2018, Google Fellow and Vice President of Engineering Ben Smith announced that the company will be shutting down the consumer version of Google+ over the next 10 months.

Kids and Teens Tech and Science Day 2018

On Saturday, September 29, 2018 we hosted our very first event in collaboration with Kids Next Code: Kids and Teens Tech and Science Day! This day was designed to provide hands on activities to teach science and web design to students in the local Atlanta community.

Atlanta Black Tech Week : Sip and Pitch Event

4 African American panelist playing major roles in the technology industry around Atlanta gathered at the Center for Civil and Human Rights in Downtown Atlanta on Thursday evening to discuss the progression of Technology among African Americans.

Black Girl Magic: Defying the Odds as a Non-traditional Astrochemistry Student

One day, I was notified by financial aid at CSU and informed that I needed to present my social security card. I went to the financial aid office at my school and was told that I needed to go to the SSA. When I went to the SSA, I learned that I was mistakenly declared deceased on the date of my father’s death.

Everything was taken away from me.

STEM Dreams Festival 2018 | Recap

STEM Atlanta Women is a non-profit 501c(30) organization founded in 2016  by Atlanta native, innovator, human resources business professional and technology guru Maxine Cain. STEM Atlanta Women was created to enlighten, educate and empower…

Three young ladies dominate the NASA OPSPARC Challenge

The girls received a tremendous amount of support in the public voting phase... over 50,000 votes to be exact . Talk about black girl magic!