Women in STEM is recorded and produced by Praphanit Doowa, featuring interviews with the experiences and stories of women in and around the science, technology, engineering, and mathematics schools at the University of Washington.
Ep. 12 Division
Math major Blanca Viña Patiño discusses her journey from the arts to mathematics, describing her feelings about what it is truly like to be a “woman in math,” mainly demonstrating to us the division between men and women in this field.
Ep. 11 STEM and Gender Stereotypes: Know Your Facts
Sapna Cheryan is an associate professor of social psychology at the University of Washington. Her research is about the role of cultural stereotypes in causing and perpetuating racial and gender disparities in U.S. society. She discusses in detail what her research is about, the results and data she has gathered, and provides her opinion on the future […]
Ep. 10 The Art of CSE
Karishma and Aishwarya Mandyam are sisters who are both studying CSE at the University of Washington. Their passion and drive to pursue what they call “an art” demonstrates the versatility in CSE. The two share their journey in CSE and encourage women, men, and everyone in between to follow pursuit if it’s what they want […]
Ep. 9 Women and Nutritional Sciences
There is so much about food that we have yet to understand and so much value in food science that we don’t know. I am a Nutritional Sciences minor at the UW and I was taught by Dr. Elizabeth Kirk, a lecturer in the Nutritional Sciences department. I believe truly that Nutrition should be considered a […]
Ep. 8 Math House
Zelda Zabinsky, a professor in the Industrial and Engineering Department shared with us her views on how children in early years should be encouraged to pursue STEM, especially mathematics and not be afraid to follow their passion despite what people may have to say.
Ep. 7 Proving Them Wrong
A recent graduate from the Bio-Engineering Department at the UW, Jerusalem Grace Kifelaw talks about how being a student of color has impacted her journey in the STEM field.