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2020 marks the 50th anniversary of Earth Day, and to celebrate NASA is pulling out all the stops and tools. Ever wondered how space exploration and research impact your daily life? The NASA Home And City website features 130 spinoff

Rachel Ignotofsky is a New York Times Best Selling author and illustrator, but she has a deep-rooted secret from her childhood: she used to hate reading! On top of dealing with extropia, Ignotofsky ”just wasn’t connecting with the materials in

Jessica Watkins was selected by NASA to join the 2017 Astronaut Candidate Class. Having now completed the initial astronaut candidate training, she is eligible for a mission assignment. How did this Colorado native go from the state known for being

In the words of Helen Keller, “alone we can do so little; together, we can do so much.” There’s strength in numbers and in a male-dominated field, women can find support in each other when developing their careers. Whether it’s through

For the first time in the event’s history, the Broadcom MASTERS® National STEM Competition saw all top five prizes awarded to girls. 2,348 eligible participants in all saw the best of the best rise to the occasion, and the five

In October of 2019, the Advancing Women Engineers team attended Industrial Transformation Mexico, a Hannover Messe event. A major focus of the event was preparation for “Industry 4.0.” This global movement to prepare for the next advancements in the manufacturing

If you’re a returning reader of Advancing Women Engineers, you may remember our stories featuring US Astronaut Jessica Meir, Ph.D., and former astronaut Ellen Ochoa. These pioneers have explored the “final frontier” of space and were groundbreakers in their field

How do you make the power of innovation accessible to new audiences? Engineer and artist Ayah Bdeir is a self-professed “big fan of the concrete block” due to the ability to build things that were “larger than us, buildings, bridges,

In 2012, Rashma Saujani took a chance and entered the New York City congressional race. Coveted endorsements from NYC publications and television networks boosted her national profile. The pollsters called her crazy and said she stood no chance to win,

The Advancing Women Engineers team is thrilled to have had a wonderful 2019 with the opportunity to meet and work with new and innovative individuals, many of whom were featured on our website. The AWE team aims to feature people,