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Perspectives: Why I Chose a Career in STEM

My path to STEM was not a conventional one. When I went to university, I majored in English Literature, Philosophy and Psychology, and I took many extracurricular studio art classes. After my Bachelor’s degree, I went on to earn a Master of Fine Arts in Poetry. As I looked to the future, I knew I didn’t want to

Perspectives: Leaders of STEM teams

Today we’d like to introduce you to another side of STEM, through Mary Jo D’Angelis (MJ) – she’s VP of Technical Product Management with GE Corporate. MJ manages a team of 18 STEM professionals and has a background in education and working in STEM herself. And this is in addition to raising two children under

Another STEM summer with GE Girls

Many of us have heard the stats. Women make up half of the total U.S. college-educated workforce, yet only 29% of the science and engineering workforce.  GE Girls is a summer camp program designed to address these numbers by encouraging girls to explore the world of science, technology, engineering and math (STEM), and STEM-based careers. Since

Featured Projects

Featured Project: Bath Bomb Chemistry

Create your own bath bombs with your favorite fragrances and colors, too!    Bath bombs are fun to use and even more fun when you make them yourself because you can choose your favorite fragrance and color!  And it’s a cool science experiment, too! How does it work?  Two of the main ingredients, sodium bicarbonate and citric acid, make the bath bomb