ArticleApril 22nd, 2014
The stories behind 23 STEM superstars
Are you naturally curious about how the world works? Interested in helping people or creating things no one has ever dreamed of? If you answered yes, you might be interested in a career in the field of science, technology, engineering or math (STEM).
Below are interviews with some of the best and brightest minds in the STEM fields today. Click on the photo below to read their full (one page) interview and get excited about a future in STEM for you! If you are interested in seeing more scientists from every kind of background visit the SACNAS and JustGarciaHill websites.
Also, check out this list of videos and profiles of scientists who inspired these STEM professionals.
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