#STEAMRising Today – 10.01.2020

As a passionate advocate for girls and women in STEM education and careers and an activist for adding the “A” (Arts) for STEAM, I am pleased to provide you with and update on what’s been going on in the world of STEM/STEAM.

Quick comment on the photo for this blog – it is my now-10-year-old niece who even at 3 was already interested in aviation.

Fly Like a Girl” is a great documentary about women pursuing their dreams of careers in the male-dominated aviation field.

Forbes has some great advice for Future Female STEM Leaders.

The Society of Women Engineers (SWE) awarded over $1 million this year to women pursuing education in engineering, engineering technology and computer science.

Check out my friend Carolyn Wagner’s “New World Girls” and buy the first book in the series!

Shaesta Waiz had a dream of becoming the youngest woman, and first Afghan, to fly solo around the world.  “Fly, Girl, Fly” is the children’s book that Nancy Roe Pimm wrote about Shaesta’s journey.

The National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) held an on-line panel discussion titled “Women in Bizav – Being Bold”.

Tools and Tiaras teaches girls trade skills and inspires them to excel and break stereotypes.  Find a chapter or start one of your own!

Imagine Science is a coalition of National Youth Organizations bringing STEM to underserved communities.  Read more and donate.

The 4-H Annual STEM Challenge – Mars Base Camp – starts today.

The Maryland STEM Festival is a month-long celebration of all things STEM.

The Tennessee STEAM Festival will take place October 9-18.

STEM Boomerang is a great organization connecting Job Seekers and Employers in New Mexico.

The Post Office has collectors’ “forever” stamps that feature STEM.

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