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An entertaining and revealing podcast, highlighting some of the most badass minority women in the fields of science, technology, engineering and math(STEM) today. You are going to laugh, cry, shout, be inspired, and gain new knowledge from these amazing women. Hosted by award-winning STEM advocate, educator, strategist, mechanical engineer, and motivational speaker, Dr. Natoshia Anderson (Dr. Toshia), join us for an engaging, invigorating, motivational, and inspirational journey. 

STEMming in Stilettos with Dr. Toshia Dr. Natoshia Anderson

    • Society & Culture
    • 5.0 • 11 Ratings

An entertaining and revealing podcast, highlighting some of the most badass minority women in the fields of science, technology, engineering and math(STEM) today. You are going to laugh, cry, shout, be inspired, and gain new knowledge from these amazing women. Hosted by award-winning STEM advocate, educator, strategist, mechanical engineer, and motivational speaker, Dr. Natoshia Anderson (Dr. Toshia), join us for an engaging, invigorating, motivational, and inspirational journey. 

    Meet Xena Stryker: Beauty, Brains, and Architecture

    Meet Xena Stryker: Beauty, Brains, and Architecture

    Episode SummaryCelebrating Women in STEM: A Golden Shoe ProposalNatoshia Anderson and Xena, the founder, had a conversation on Natoshia's show, "Stimming and Stilettos," discussing the importance of recognizing and celebrating the beauty and intelligence of women in male-dominated industries such as STEM. They proposed the idea of a symbol, like a "golden shoe," to represent women in STEM fields. Xena emphasized the need for more women in the workplace to normalize self-expression, reduce jea...

    • 45 min
    Meet Jasmine Saurez: For the Love of Technology and Mentorship

    Meet Jasmine Saurez: For the Love of Technology and Mentorship

    Episode SummaryJasmine Suarez shared her journey in STEM, beginning with her studies in business at the University of Cincinnati, where she took technical courses in coding and HTML. She later transitioned from a job in the Federal Government to a role as a cybersecurity workforce ecosystems advisor for a woman-owned company. Jasmine Suarez emphasized the importance of real-world education and experience and her commitment to mentoring and speaking engagements to empower others. She also high...

    • 42 min
    Meet Chela' Wallace: It All Started with Hair...

    Meet Chela' Wallace: It All Started with Hair...

    Episode SummaryI cannot wait for you to meet Chela" Wallace. She is a brilliant chemist turned STEM educator and mentor. Her STEM story starts with wanting to understand what was happening to her Grandmother who was diagnosed with cancer and ultimately died from it when she was very young. This experience fueled her interest in finding a cure and in science sadly, though Chela didn't have a chance to explore science until her 7th-grade year in grade school when she met up with a teacher...

    • 1 hr
    Meet Orietta Verdugo: Part 2 Choosing Your Career Part 2

    Meet Orietta Verdugo: Part 2 Choosing Your Career Part 2

    • 46 min
    Meet Orietta Verdugo: Shattering the STEM Ceiling!

    Meet Orietta Verdugo: Shattering the STEM Ceiling!

    Episode SummaryOrietta's STEM Story starts with a story about her not getting into preschool because couldn't count. But it also is a great illustration of her perseverance and her dad's love that he taught her to count. Her love of math began then and carried her through to Spain and around the world. I love that she never stopped. She is a true testament that STEM is universal and is for everyone. Orietta Verdugo BioOrietta Verdugo is a distinguished business leader boasting two decades of ...

    • 51 min
    Meet Shehara Wooten, CFP: You Can Have Financial Freedom!

    Meet Shehara Wooten, CFP: You Can Have Financial Freedom!

    Welcome to 2024! Shehara's Career Transition to Financial PlanningShehara shared their educational and career journey, highlighting their struggles with reading and math that led them to a special school. Shehara's interest in problem-solving and STEM subjects led her to consider a career in accounting, but she ended up pursuing engineering. After five years of studying electrical engineering, Shehara switched careers and entered the financial services sector. Shehara's interest in personal f...

    • 51 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
11 Ratings

11 Ratings

3LT Strickland ,

We See You

Dr. Natoshia, this is an example of “The Work”. The women’s stories captured demystifies “The Process” and normalizes “The Struggle”. As a women in STEM I thank you for sharing the stories, struggles and processes that will inspire the current and next generation! You’re doing an excellent job. I can’t wait until the next episode!

Moni Makeda ,

Tune In!

Dope perspective & content, Tune in!!!

iam.veniece ,

Love Love Love!

I LOVE how this podcast is so progressive and showcasing the amazing women of STEM! I hope this podcast helps encourage more young queens to enter the STEM field ❤️

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