PartPic and CoFounder Jewel

Jewel is an inspiration to all us, who may come from a limited knowledge, but who know they should and need to make a difference. Named one of Forbes 30Under30, the folks at PartPic are using photography and data mining to make an internet of change. Check out the short video below of Jewel’s interview,…

Celebrated “World Emoji Day”

To celebrate World Emoji Day, I made an army of Women in STEM Graduates! Google showcased Made With Code on their landing page to demo how coding is everywhere. Made a quick emoji army of Women in STEM Graduates! Interestingly enough what started with playing in block code, took me to coding in HTML, and started…

Good versus Bad Design

Take 6-8 minutes to read Mr. Hamilton’s article and see how it can help you grow your Instructional Design know-how.

5 Podcasts Every College Student Should Listen To

Sharing a pretty good “up your knowledge” read I came across today. students should take advantage of this expanding form of media to boost both their academic and practical knowledge. Tune in to these five podcasts today. 1. How To Do Everything 2. Radiolab 3. TED Radio Hour 4. The Moth 5. Wait Wait… Don’t…

Nigerians Are Building Fireproof, Bulletproof, And Eco-Friendly Homes With Plastic Bottles And Mud

These colorful homes are bulletproof, fireproof, and can withstand earthquakes. They also maintain a comfortable temperature, produce zero carbon emissions, and are powered by solar and methane gas. The best part? They’re benefiting the environment by keeping plastic out of landfills. Source: Nigerians Are Building Fireproof, Bulletproof, And Eco-Friendly Homes With Plastic Bottles And Mud

Successfully Earn a STEM Associate Degree in Community College – US News

Tips to help you on the journey to become a S.T.E.M. expert: 1. Build math skills 2. Find a mentor 3. Take advantage of STEM resources http://www.usnews.com/education/community-colleges/articles/2015/03/24/successfully-earn-a-stem-associate-degree-in-community-college   Original Article Credit: Briana Boyington is an education Web producer at U.S. News. You can follow her onTwitter or email her at bboyington@usnews.com.

In the Community

Volunteering with the #sis today at @RobotiConTampa!!! #STEM #stemeducation #STEMrules #STEMEd #RobotiCon #RobotiConTampa #FIRSTRobotiCon #firstrobotics #FRC #FLL #FTC  

Hillsborough Women in Tech (Start Somewhere)

Read more about the Tampa event:

*Event highlights tech careers for women by Yvette C. Hammett (from the Tampa Tribune)

*Networking event shines the spotlight on tech women by Arielle Waldman, (from the Times Staff Writer)