ELEVEN Science Cheerleaders on the Sidelines–Kansas City Chiefs

Hello, Science Cheerleader fans! It’s playoff season for the NFL, and while we recognize the prowess displayed on the football field, we can’t neglect the science-minded cheerleaders to be found on the sidelines. Here we present the Kansas City Chiefs, who will be playing the Pittsburgh Steelers (who don’t have a cheer squad, alas) January 15 in one of the AFC Divisional Playoffs. Good luck, ladies! Alexis, Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant Brooke, Clinical Dietician Claire, Chiropractic Assistant and X-Ray Technician Emma, Physical Therapy Student…
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TEN Science Cheerleaders on the Playoff Sidelines–Houston Texans

Hello, Science Cheerleader fans! It’s playoff season for the NFL, and while we recognize the athletic prowess displayed by the players on the football field, we can’t overlook the science-minded cheerleaders to be found on the sidelines. Here we present the Houston Texans, who will be playing the New England Patriots January 14 in one of the AFC Divisional Playoffs. Good luck, ladies! Callie I attended Texas A&M University in hopes of becoming a Petroleum Engineer, but God definitely had a…
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NFL Playoffs: TEN Atlanta Falcons Science Cheerleaders Take the Field

Hi SciCheer fans, Samantha here! Watch out for these Science Cheerleaders during the playoffs! The Atlanta Falcons are fighting for a Super Bowl win they have 10 Science Cheerleaders to helping them on the sidelines! In celebration of the big game, we’d like to introduce you to some of their cheerleaders so you can learn about what they do when it’s not game day. Check out the full list below! Be sure to click on their names to learn more…
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Meet Annemarie: Atlanta Falcons Cheerleader and IT Guru

Hi SciCheer fans, Samantha here! The Atlanta Falcons Cheerleaders have some pretty interesting careers! We met Annemarie, a cheerleader pursuing her career in the IT field. Her passion for technology is bigger than the field she dances on! What do you do? I have spent the last 3.5 years of my career in technology sales.  Specifically on the network and storage side.  I started first selling Cisco solutions and services. I now work for Comcast Business, as an Enterprise Account…
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Science Cheerleader Janel shares insights on her work with the GOES-R Satellite

Hello, Science Cheerleader fans! Last month, NASA and the National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) launched the GOES-R satellite, the latest generation of high-capability U.S. weather satellites. Science Cheerleader Janel has been working with the GOES-R team and recently found time in her busy schedule to talk about the launch and the satellite’s mission. Congratulations on the launch! How long have you been involved with the GOES-R satellite? Thank you! It feels so great to be a part of a…
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“Inspire! Engage! Empower!” An Interview with Darlene Cavalier

Hello, Science Cheerleader fans! Our founder Darlene Cavalier has been featured on a website called Women You Should Know. Here’s a little sample: At first glance, science and cheerleading may not seem like fields that overlap very often. But thanks to Science Cheerleader Founder Darlene Cavalier, NFL and NBA cheerleaders pursuing STEM careers are being celebrated and are leading the way for other young women in the sciences. Darlene is a perfect example of a woman who breaks stereotypes—her professional successes…
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Meet Derecka: New Orleans Saints Cheerleader Studying Zoonotic Diseases

Hi Science Cheerleader fans, Melissa here! We love animals and so does our newest Science Cheerleader, Derecka! She’s a Veterinary Medicine student and NFL Cheerleader.  What turned you on to STEM and when? The world around me has always intrigued me and ever since I was a little girl, I knew I wanted to work with animals. I was in middle school when I decided to take my aspiration for being an animal doctor to the next level by being a…
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49ers cheerleaders (pursuing STEM careers) join SciStarter to bring citizen science to the Bay Area Science Festival!

November 5th, 2016 10am-4pm AT&T Park FREE ADMISSION Join our partners at SciStarter at the Bay Area Science Festival  on Saturday! This free festival will be packed with science enthusiasts. Come to explore hundreds of hands-on activities, opportunities to meet local scientists and engineers, plus fun and educational entertainment. Find SciStarter to learn about citizen science projects you can do in the Bay Area and beyond. We’ll be getting you set to look for ZomBees, monitor migrating butterflies, band local birds, and even learn…
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Meet Anelisse: 49ers Cheerleader with an Engineering Degree from Stanford

Hi SciCheer fans, Samantha here! If you’re in the Bay Area on November 5, 2016, be sure to stop by the Bay Area Science Festival and meet our newest Science Cheerleaders from 10-noon! They’ll be with our partners at SciStarter, to talk about their careers, sign autographs, and get YOU involved in citizen science! Learn more about that appearance, here. What turned you on to STEM and when? I’ve always had an innate curiosity about the world, but I think…
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Meet Kayla: 49ers Gold Rush Cheerleader Pursuing a Doctorate in Clinical Psychology

Hi SciCheer fans, Samantha here! If you’re in the Bay Area on November 5, 2016, be sure to stop by the Bay Area Science Festival and meet our newest Science Cheerleaders! Two 49ers cheerleaders pursuing science and technology careers will join our partners at SciStarter to activate citizen science projects, sign autographs and tell visitors about their interesting careers! Learn more about the event, here. Tell us about your degrees! I am currently going to school to become a Clinical…
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