Saturday in Philly! Councilman At-Large David Oh and Science CheerLEADERS!

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Philadelphia, PA City Councilman At-Large David Oh invites you to participate in his upcoming Cheerleading event, CheerLEADERS: Empowering Girls through Spirit. CheerLEADERS is scheduled for May 21, 2016 at Temple University’s Pavilion, from 10am to 2pm. The Philadelphia Sixers Dancers and the Science Cheerleaders will be holding cheerleading clinics and providing STEM information for all participants. Event is FREE and open to ALL girls, ages 10 to 17. Register @ For more information, call: (215) 686-8889 Download a free…
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“Ph.Ds and Pompoms Come to Washington,” US News and World Report

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Science Cheerleaders came to the nation’s capital to ‘playfully challenge stereotypes’ about scientists and cheering. From US News and World Report: When you think of a cheerleader, you probably picture a smiling face attached to an athletic body. You probably don’t consider that the person might work as a molecular pharmacologist researching ways to more effectively treat cancer or an emergency room doctor who also has two law degrees. Science Cheerleader exists to remind you that they might and to…
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Miami Dolphins Cheerleader Auditions!

Hi Science Cheerleader fans! Samantha here to announce a special audition this weekend! Do you love to dance? To inspire young women? To root for your favorite football team? Want to live in Miami? Check out our friends at the 2016 Miami Dolphins Cheerleader Auditions!   The Miami Dolphins Cheerleaders are holding their South Florida Auditions this Saturday, April 23! Registration begins at 8:30am at the Doctors Hospital Training Facility at Nova Southeastern University. For detailed audition and registration information,…
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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!


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!


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!


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

Emily Atlanta Falcons Science Cheerleader

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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