There has been an increased interest in getting women into technology fields. I have written about the reasons that there is a paucity of females in technology in the past . . . lack of mentors, poor role models, lack of guidance in primary and secondary schools . . . there are a host of reasons. The solutions however, as in many other areas, are slower to appear.In a recent article, Regina Kunkle offers several...
Today is the 12th annual National Engineer’s “Introduce a Girl to Engineering Day.” I thought this would be a great opportunity to share my story.
Hosted by Dean Jane LeClair with guest speaker Elizabeth McAndrew-Benavides Excelsior College continues its webinar series “Women in Technology” with a presentation by Elizabeth McAndrew-Benavides, a Senior Manager Workforce Policy and Programs at the Nuclear Energy Institute (NEI) in Washington, DC. Elizabeth has her BS in Nuclear Engineering, a MS in Leadership and will shortly be receiving her Ed.D. She is...
Neural programming, Black holes, Rare Isotope Beams and the Large Hadron Collider. Scientific words and terms….right? Concepts that would, for many, be hard to understand and downright impossible for the layperson to grasp. Enter Kate McAlpine, freelance science journalist and contributor to Physics World, Science Now and New Scientist…and recently….Rap artist. Kate has taken these scientific terms...
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It is very common that during the Holiday Season when people are open to giving to those in need that Internet scams take advantage of that good will. You will doubtless receive emails from seemingly “legitimate” organizations seeking donations….especially for those suffering from Hurricane Sandy. Or, “special offers” from seemingly reputable stores that urge you to act...