Colleen: Bay Area Shuckers Cheerleader and Fire Protection Engineer, performing with Science Cheerleaders at the

Colleen: Fire Protection Engineer

  Hey SciCheer fans! Megan here excited to introduce our newest SciCheer, Colleen. She was a former Bay Area Shuckers Cheerleader and has a B.S. and M.S. in Fire Protection Engineering and she’ll be joining us at the USA Science and Engineering Festival next month. Read on for more details! What turned you onto STEM and when? Both of my parents are engineers, and my father is a fire protection engineer. He inspired me to enter this specific field of engineering because…
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Brittany: Washington Wizards Cheerleader, Computer Engineer performing with Science Cheerleaders at the USA Science and Engineering Festival

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Hello, Science Cheerleader fans! Brittany is one of two current Washington Wizard Gals who will be joining the Science Cheerleaders at the USA Science & Engineering Festival April 16-17. See what she has to say! What turned you onto technology and when? My computer classes in high school turned me onto technology. I had an amazing teacher that always made going to the computer lab an adventure. She always found new and innovative ways to teach us software and applications. What is your STEM field? Technology (Information…
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Jaclyn: Washington Wizards Cheerleader, Mathematician, and Computer Engineer, performing with Science Cheerleaders at the USA Science and Engineering Festival

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Hello, Science Cheerleader fans! Jaclyn is one of two current Washington Wizard Gals who will be joining the Science Cheerleaders at the USA Science & Engineering Festival April 16-17. See what she has to say! What turned you onto science and when? Throughout my education, I always had an interest in math and it came very easily to me. I enjoyed puzzles and anything I could logically analyze. I took the most advanced high school courses available and decided that I wanted to major…
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Science Cheerleaders Return to the Cambridge Science Festival!

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Come to the Cambridge Science Festival on April 16 from 12-4pm and meet the Science Cheerleaders at the Science Carnival and Robot Zoo! Watch the MIT Cheer Team put up real cheerleading stunts and learn about the physics that makes them stick with our eBook The Science of Cheerleading (available free on iTunes)! Meet Science Cheerleaders Aashna from Brown University and Kelly from MIT and ask they how they do the amazing work they do, all while they man the…
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Meet the MIT Cheerleaders: Science Cheerleaders by Definition!

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Science Cheerleader Hilary here! I’m excited to introduce you to the MIT Cheer Team–a group of dedicated and brilliant students with passions for STEM and cheerleading! Read on below to meet some of the incredible individuals who make up the team! Also, check out the full interview with their coach Kelly! Betsy (New York) – Captain Major: Chemical-Biological Engineering At MIT, I’ve had the amazing opportunity to develop synthetic RNA vaccines at the Whitehead Institute. It has given me great exposure to…
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Kelly: Cheerleader, Coach, and PhD Candidate–all at MIT!

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Science Cheerleader Hilary here to introduce you to Science Cheerleader Kelly, who both coaches and is a member of the MIT Cheer Team and is completing her PhD in Computational and Systems Biology there! Read on below to learn all about Kelly’s amazing work in both STEM and Cheer! Also make sure to check out the profile of Kelly’s team at MIT! Kelly did her bachelor’s degree in Engineering Sciences at Harvard and is now finishing her PhD in Computational and…
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Emily: Former Atlanta Falcons Cheerleader and High School Math Teacher

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Howdy, science fans! Please give your attention to Emily. She’s a great example of what a dedicated math teacher (and mom) can be…and yes, she’s also been an Atlanta Falcons cheerleader. A great combination! Greetings, Emily! So what turned you on to science and when? I’ve always loved math and science in school. In my middle school gifted program, I started selecting coursework that interested me, and I always chose math and technology courses! I remember my 7th grade math teacher gushing…
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Introduce a Girl to Engineering Day Success

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Hi Science Cheerleader fans, Samantha here! I just wrapped up a fabulous weekend at UT Austin where we attended Introduce a Girl to Engineering Day and the Girl Day STEM Festival! Sherry, Katarina, and myself kicked off the event with a big SciCheer welcome. Then we interacted with the over 5,000 attendees to teach them about Science Cheerleaders, citizen science, and tell them about our free e-book, The Science of Cheerleading. It was great: 5,000 elementary and middle school girls with their…
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Meet the Science Cheerleaders at Girl Day!

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On Saturday, February 27, 2016, the Women in Engineering Program at the University of Texas, Austin is hosting their national award-winning “Introduce a Girl to Engineering Day.” Celebrated every year during Engineers Week, this Girl Day event gives girls of all ages the opportunity to work with hands-on engineering projects; this year the event will host over 7,000 girls! Families and educators are invited to join elementary and middle school students to visit with technology and engineering professionals across the…
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Meet the Science Cheerleaders at the USA Science and Engineering Festival in Washington, DC!

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Science Cheerleaders representing professional teams across the country and STEM fields across the spectrum will be together in one place! The Science Cheerleaders, current and former professional cheerleaders who are also scientists and engineers, are excited to participate in the USA Science and Engineering Festival and they will be bringing their A-game! They will perform science-themed routines during the festival, autograph personalized trading cards, and promote citizen science activities with their partners, SciStarter, Discover Magazine, and Astronomy Magazine. In fact,…
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