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ASSIST Early-Career Faculty Development Symposium

POSTED ON Jul 23, 2017

The seven largest national diversity-serving professional organizations came together to form a research partnership – ASSIST: Strengthening Engineering Faculty through Diversity Serving Professional Organization Engagement - to proactively address the lack of di

More Latinos for Astrophysics

POSTED ON Jul 23, 2017

The Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory Latino Initiatives Program is a year-long internship program for talented undergraduate science majors who participate in the Urban Massachusetts Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation (LSAMP) Programs on the camp

Latino enrollment reaches 25.7 percent at UC, Irvine

POSTED ON Jul 23, 2017

The U.S. Department of Education has named the University of California, Irvine a Hispanic-serving institution for 2017-18. UCI’s current Hispanic enrollment is 25.7 percent, double what it was a decade ago, and the campus received more Chicano/Latino freshman

Top Women in Technology: Pat Elizondo

POSTED ON Jun 28, 2017

Patricia (Pat) Elizondo joined Xerox Corporation in 1981 as an internal auditor. Here are some of her career successes at one of the most famous companies for office technology. Pat earned an undergraduate degree in finance from Indiana University’s Kelley Sc

How Grace Lieblein benefited from an Engineering Co-op Program

POSTED ON Jun 28, 2017

Grace Lieblein began her General Motors (GM) career in 1978 as a co-op student at the GM Assembly Division in Los Angeles, California. On the old car production line, she combined classroom theory with real-time work. Lieblein learned skills as she alternated

GE encourages girls to explore the world of STEM and STEM-based careers

POSTED ON Jun 17, 2017

Leslie Villanueva and Natalie Perez Rivera, students at Hayes Bilingual School, build “Snap Circuits.” at the 2017 GE Girls program. (Photo by Hailey Richards, Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service) Leslie and Natalie are two out of a total of 36 girls, invite

How Lisa Tenorio helps put Latino students into the driver’s seat of their future

POSTED ON Jun 17, 2017

Lisa Tenorio is assistant vice president at AT&T. She currently leads the firm's  Technology Development Flex Force. This is a group of highly skilled software engineers, developers, scrum masters and business managers that rotate to work on the company

Women in Semiconductors

POSTED ON Jun 17, 2017

Maria Marced is a leading semiconductor executive in the Europe/Middle East/Africa regions. She is the president of TSMC Europe, with responsibility for driving the development, strategy and management of TSMC’s business in Europe. Established in 1987, the

For Denise Hernandez, early math skills go a really long way

POSTED ON Jun 17, 2017

Denise Hernandez, a student at Kennesaw State University, is using her background in mathematics to imprint new approaches to connections within networks. A National Science Foundation (NSF) scholar, Hernandez has been exploring theoretical work with the Fibonac

Ilya Espino de Marotta is inspiring a new generation of engineers

POSTED ON Jun 17, 2017

Ilya Espino de Marotta is known for wearing her trademark pink construction helmet and pink safety vest. She is in charge of preparing the designs and specifications for all Panama Canal Projects. Ilya led the execution of the Panama Canal Expansion Program, a

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