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A weekly podcast to help you navigate your Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematica careers with utmost confidence! A show where you’ll learn strategize, tools and advice from expert guests and your lovely host Prasha S Dutra about how to believe in your brilliance & conquer the world of male dominated careers. Learn how to live a well rounded life in STEM & beyond!
 
Welcome to Best of the WWEST (Westcoast Women in Engineering, Science and Technology), where we believe providing role models for women in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) can change the world. Come along with us as we talk to incredible women in STEM about their lives, careers, and everything in between.
 
The STEMpowered Women podcast is brought to you by Sistas in STEM, a platform aimed toward empowering women of color in their daily lives and their passion for science, tech, engineering, and math. Join host Brittany A. J. Miriki as she interviews boss women for inspiration, career advice, health tips, and more. We’re pushing the voices of Black women and women of color in STEM to the forefront to bring our community together. You’re not alone, Sis. We’ve got you!
 
Self-care with Drs. Sarah is a series of conversations between women scientists about navigating and surviving science culture. We (Sarah B. and Sarah R.) are astrophysicists and best friends who went through graduate school together. In some episodes, we chat between the two of us about topics relevant to self-care for women scientists, and in other episodes, we interview our friends and colleagues about how they care for themselves.
 
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Leadership might be fulfilling, but it is not easy: Our guests Marcia Philbin and Stephen Baker talk about some of the challenges they face as leaders and what skills and factors helped them succeed. Resources Ted talk by Carla Harris - How to find the person who can help you get ahead at work: https://www.ted.com/talks/carla_harris_how_to_find_the…
 
This week, the conversation is a candid one about breaking out of the mould shaped by a professional program into an interdisciplinary community. Aadita Chaudhury, doctoral student, tells her story of her journey to realizing that technology can be a tool for liberation, and how she's using the tools and skills she learned in industry to break down…
 
We talked to Dr. Claire Chewapreecha and Dr. Kate Baker on tips on effective communication, presentation skills and how they have both adapted to the new zoom environment. Resources Ted talk by Marcus Alexander Velazquez on effective communication: https://www.ted.com/talks/marcus_alexander_velazquez_the_art_of_effective_communication_jan_2020 Forb…
 
In this episode, Captain(N) Seana Routledge is telling us all about her work in the Canadian Armed Forces! How does diversity and inclusion play a role in the organization? What was it like going to the Royal Canadian Military College to study engineering, compared to other post-secondary education? And just what does the Forces do to support the c…
 
We interview Prof. Jeffrey McDonnell, author of “Navigating an Academic Career: A Brief Guide for PhD Students, Postdocs and Early Career Faculty” on writing skills. We cover how and when to find the time to write and how this impacts your research career. Resources Jeff’s Book: Navigating an Academic Career: A Brief Guide for PhD Students, Postdoc…
 
Have you ever held an exploded star in your hand? How about a 3D printed one? Doing precisely that launched Dr. Kimberly Arcand down her windy “Candyland” path to where she is today as a data visualizer and science communicator at NASA’s Chandra X-Ray Observatory. In this episode, you’ll also hear about her passion for creating materials that are a…
 
Your career is your responsibility and you have more control over it than you realize. Being in the driver's seat of your career can be overwhelming. To help you overcome EXACTLY that, we are talking to Richa Bansal, Founder and CEO, Pinkcareers + Sr. Advisor Corporate Strategy, Cistel. With ​​a Bachelors in Mechanical from IIT, Delhi, Masters in M…
 
What is covered in this episode ¿Qué es para ti la mentoría ? ¿Cómo la mentoría ha influenciado en tu carrera? ¿Has encontrado, a lo largo de tu carrera, desafíos y/o dificultades en encontrar o mantener una relación de mentoría? ¿Qué estrategias recomiendas para romper con la estructura jerárquica y con las viejas ideas y conceptos que impiden un …
 
Maggie MacPhee is passionate about math - not just learning and teaching it, but also examining it through a social justice lens and changing the narrative around its history. She joins Best of the WWEST producer Vanessa to get nerdy about math and board games, but also to talk about how she as a busy math teacher early in her career deals with str…
 
Stephanie Espy joins me for a quick lunch chat to discuss all about her upcoming keynote at this year's Wonder Women in STEM 2021 Online Conference. July 25th Stephanie will open day 2 of our event and we are super excited to hear all about this amazing topic. Join us on July 21st at 12:30pm EST for this amazing chat. Get your tickets to the event …
 
Cassy Weber and MindFuel, the organization she runs as CEO, are very busy - from studying when girls are losing interest in STEM in their schooling journey, to figuring out how to deliver quality programming to communities with limited technology, to consulting on curriculum development initiatives and more. Cassy tells us all about these projects …
 
In this time of Truth and Reconciliation in Canada, the discussion of Indigenous participation in STEM is extremely important. Desiree Marshall-Peer, a Cree-Ojibway educator at the University of British Columbia Okanagan, joins Best of the WWEST producer Vanessa to explore decolonizing STEM and education. We cover how Indigenous ways of knowing are…
 
Caitlin Hirschler is a materials engineer from Georgia Tech, currently working in world's largest wire and cable manufacturer Prysmian Group and is a LGBTQ community advocate inside and outside of STEM. The PRIDE month means more than rainbow washing for Caitlin and they shares all about how we can all become more inclusive and accommodating of the…
 
In this episode, Romila Rout will share how she grew her career as a signals engineer in the US. Romila is an electrical engineer from UT Dallas, working full-time in the semiconductor industry and has grown a very cool IG page filled with colors and life!! Listen now to learn how you can build you can break stereotypes while excelling at your STEM…
 
June here in Canada is National Indigenous History Month, and the team here at Westcoast Women in Engineering, Science and Technology would like to honour the fabulous Indigenous guests we have had on the podcast over the years. In this episode, we highlight some of the main points from their individual episodes, to celebrate their words of wisdom,…
 
Science communication, podcasting, rats, and parasites - these are all things that Dr. Kaylee Byers is passionate about, and she tells us all about it in this episode. You’ll also hear about the van she equipped for research on rats during her graduate studies, building community even during a pandemic, and the concept of one health with the goal o…
 
Trigger warning: This episode contains discussions on self harm and suicide if this is triggering please avoid tuning in. CONFIDENCE SPECIAL You are not born with confidence. Confidence is a muscle and if you work on it you can build it up! In this episode, we are talking to Janelle Lynnae, Founder of Next Level Confident, a keynote speaker, confid…
 
MENTAL HEALTH AWARENESS SPECIAL From being diagnosed with Bipolar disorder to successfully defending her thesis during a global pandemic, Kimberly Fiock (Feeock) has set an example for what’s possible when you find ways to manage your mental health. Kimberly has a Bachelor of Science in Neuroscience and Psychology from UT Dallas and a Master of Sci…
 
Imagine having to think about your gender nonstop. Imagine it getting in the way of the work you set out to do. Imagine feeling ignored, devalued, and dismissed even by the subtlest of actions or comments. This is something women and non-binary folks constantly face in the fields of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM), and Project SIN…
 
WATCH THIS MOM STEM!! From engineering to manufacturing to R&D and all the way to becoming a strategic marketing professional, our guest today Paula Garcia Todd has manuvered her career in STEM very carefully and efficiently. In this interview, we will get to know Paula's STEM story and her best advice on how to strategically manuever your own care…
 
How can we save lives and keep search and rescue teams safe? These are questions that led Carlyn Loncaric to found VodaSafe, a company that is creating a product that will be to waterfront rescue what the AED or portable defibrillator has been for CPR. Despite feeling that Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) fields were not always a w…
 
Few quick steps to start facing any crisis that comes your way! With India and the rest of world back in the grip of COVID-19, its essential we talk about this important and urgent skill for minorities in STEM and beyond. Call to action: Send this quick and sincere message to your colleagues and friends in COVID hot spots - "Hi {first name}, Heard …
 
One of the reasons why we need more women in STEM is to help bridge the income gap between men and women around the world. STEM jobs pay ~34% more than average job in the US & financial freedom that these jobs can afford can give women the opportunity to have a seat at all the tables. Our guest today, Nikki Beesetti is a crypto currency enthusiast,…
 
More about the Decoding Life podcast We have assembled interviews from some of the most amazing people around the Wellcome Genome Campus to find out about their paths into science. From PhD students to group leaders, software developers to diversity champions, we get a first-hand account of what it is really like to do some of these jobs and learn …
 
Memma Uponi is only in her second year as a Mechanical Engineering student, but she's already making a huge impact. In this episode, she joins Mily Mumford, WWEST Research Coordinator, to chat all about how she's creating space and networking opportunities for Black women engineering students in North America, how she strives to build community tha…
 
Her STEM Story is back with new branding, new opportunities to connect with the host & guests and brand new episodes! Join us for LIVE STREAM every Sunday, subscribe here to never miss a live episode. Check out our new website & nominate your favorite woman in STEM to be on the show : https://prashadutra.com/her-stem-story Follow us on IG & all soc…
 
In this episode, Podcast Producer Vanessa talks with Dr. Toni Schmader and Dr. Hilary Bergsieker about exciting research conducted by Engendering Success in STEM, a Consortium devoted to testing the long-term efficacy of interventions that harness the power of positive social interactions to mitigate subtle gender bias. In particular. Drs. Schmader…
 
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