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Philadelphia STEM Equity Collective aims to get more women, Black and Latinx Philadelphians in STEM careers purpose

Aug. 19, 2020 3:37 pm

Philadelphia STEM Equity Collective aims to get more women, Black and Latinx Philadelphians in STEM careers

GlaxoSmithKline's $10 million commitment over 10 years will support the newly formed collective.
Lucy Minchoff is making her mark as a leader — even before graduating from high school people

Mar. 23, 2020 9:13 am

Lucy Minchoff is making her mark as a leader — even before graduating from high school

"GirlGov has taught me how much of an impact I can have, even at age 16," says the Downingtown STEM Academy student, who wants to start a nonprofit focused on the environment and tech.
Katherine Johnson: NASA mathematician and much-needed role model people

Feb. 25, 2020 11:17 am

Katherine Johnson: NASA mathematician and much-needed role model

In her guest column, The Conversation's Monica Grady celebrates the extraordinary achievements of Katherine Johnson, and why women space scientists and engineers still need role models.
Semra Filikçi’s year of living resolutely people

Jul. 11, 2019 11:49 am

Semra Filikçi’s year of living resolutely

If you did not speak English, could not work in your profession, and knew nobody but your husband (who was busy getting his doctorate), what would you do to feel at home in Philadelphia?
Kensington Derby and Arts Festival celebrates on-the-fly inventiveness and spirit of community purpose

May 13, 2019 6:00 am

Kensington Derby and Arts Festival celebrates on-the-fly inventiveness and spirit of community

The final event of #PTW19 brought together local businesses, artists and STEM-informed "human-powered transit."
3 ways to support women in STEM, according to 5 amazing women at #PTW19 purpose

May 9, 2019 2:15 pm

3 ways to support women in STEM, according to 5 amazing women at #PTW19

This panel discussion featured women who want to foster a greater sisterhood in science and inspire young girls to take part.
Philly Tech Week and the Franklin Institute team up to award microgrants to Kinetic Derby competitors purpose

Apr. 16, 2019 3:00 pm

Philly Tech Week and the Franklin Institute team up to award microgrants to Kinetic Derby competitors

Although the microgrants are awarded to specific teams participating at the derby, the impact reaches much further. Innovation has the power to inspire communities.
ChickTech Philadelphia is bringing free tech education to local girls purpose

Jan. 18, 2018 10:25 am

ChickTech Philadelphia is bringing free tech education to local girls

The networking group for professional women in tech just launched its ChickTech: High School program and is looking for nonprofit partners.
It’s been a good week for STEM education and literacy in Philly funding

Sep. 29, 2017 1:55 pm

It’s been a good week for STEM education and literacy in Philly

Good news: Lots of money just got pushed into local schools, and more might be on its way. Plus, a look back at our education reporting from the month.
Science Center’s Innovators Walk of Fame just inducted 6 immigrant entrepreneurs people

Sep. 19, 2017 9:54 am

Science Center’s Innovators Walk of Fame just inducted 6 immigrant entrepreneurs

Members of the third cohort, which includes a theatre professional, a restauranteur and several scientists, each get their names etched onto a concrete block that will live on Innovation Plaza.

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