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Tech Industries Are Donating to STEM Education

We are witnessing a technological revolution. We really on technology for a wide variety of reasons. From communication to travel and everything in between, technology is a mainstay in our society. So, it stands to reason, that tech companies have become incredibly...

XX Coders Donation Letter

Dear Friends and Supporters, With your help and support, I would like to raise money to host an all expenses-paid, two-week-long summer coding camp for high school girls in the town of Wyandanch. Wyandanch is an impoverished community, where education takes a back...

Why Don’t More Women Get Into STEM?

It’s one of the greatest questions that has plagued the industry for decades. It seems as if every year, we hear more and more about the amazing accomplishments of men in STEM fields, and less about women’s equally impressive successes. This mainly has to do with the...

Great Women In STEM

Last month, in honor of Black History Month, I decided to recognize a few of the fantastic African American women who have worked fearlessly to impact STEM fields. This month, I would like to do something similar in honor of National Women’s History Month. As a woman...

Important African-American Women In STEM

It’s no surprise that women have faced challenges in society. For centuries, women have been kept out of a variety of fields by men looking to increase their power. And while the plight of women has been stressful, it has been undoubtedly much more infuriating for...

Great Tools For Teaching STEM Subjects Pt. 1

Teaching any subject is an incredibly difficult skill; the teachers and professors of our education system are everyday, unsung heroes. One of the more difficult subjects to teach are those of STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics). Seeing as how jobs...

Basics For Coders: Most Common Languages

As someone who has learned a great deal on STEM subjects, particularly computer programming, I am keen on passing on my knowledge. I want to assist the new generation of coders and computer programmers in any way that I can. With that being said, I figured I would...

The Discrimination Problem In STEM

As a member of the STEM community, I take great pride in my work and the work of my fellow colleagues. STEM is quickly growing and is becoming one of the most in-demand industries in the world. And yet, with all positives, there are bound to be some negatives....

HHH Celebrates Siemens Champions

This is an article written by Aditi Patil that was originally published in The Thunderbird. On December 5th, in Washington D.C., Arooba Ahmed, Jaichen Lee, and Jillian Parker were welcomed on the Siemens Foundation stage and awarded $100,000 in scholarships for...