Womxn in STEM

I am very passionate about supporting minorities and #WomenInStem. Here, you can see one of my favorite projects I have completed in my career. Supporting women in STEM, in my internship in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Iowa State University, I reached out to several students in the department. I then had … Continue reading Womxn in STEM

Rachel Shannon: Sparking limitless dreams while fueling for change

Rachel Shannon, a graduate student at Iowa State University’s Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECpE) has traveled an unexpected path and never thought she’d be where she is today. Last December, Shannon graduated with a bachelor of science in electrical engineering, but she still has more schooling left. She plans to pursue a double master’s, a hard … Continue reading Rachel Shannon: Sparking limitless dreams while fueling for change

Eleni Vaskova’s journey: Around the world and back

Like many other college students, Eleni Vaskova, a junior in computer engineering at Iowa State University, has a lot on her plate. She balances her life inside and outside of school just like many students do. But unlike most students in college, Vaskova is 46 years old, a single mom with two daughters, living with constant … Continue reading Eleni Vaskova’s journey: Around the world and back

Diversity in CALS – Or Lack Thereof?

Agriculture is an area of work and an area of study that many people might associate stereotypes with. The College of Agriculture and Life Sciences is one college on Iowa State's campus where this can happen. Mikel Wright, a junior in agricultural education.“A lot of students would question or downright dismiss my knowledge just because … Continue reading Diversity in CALS – Or Lack Thereof?