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How One STEM Education Startup Is Changing Career Paths For Millennial Women

Dr. Anna Powers is redefining the image of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics, building the next generation of innovators, closing the gender pay-gap and cultivating a community of young women who are change-makers...                                                                           


 

How A Confidence Mindset Can Help Close the Gender Gap in STEM

It’s no secret that women are underrepresented in the fields of science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM). Despite accounting for nearly 60 percent of all college graduates in the U.S., women earn only 18 percent of degrees in computer science and engineering ...


Women In Business Q&A: Dr Anna Powers, Powers Education

Dr. Anna Powers is currently a scholar at NYU and has taught science to non-science students. Dr. Powers is an awarded university lecturer, scientist and a mentor. For her work in education, she was the recipient of the Global STEM Leadership Award from the American Chemical Society CM&E Group, the first woman in 50 years to receive such an honor...


Meet the Woman who is Changing the Face of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math

Sometimes, the most challenging situations can yield the most empowering success stories. For Dr. Anna Powers, founder of the organization Powers Education, creating a sense of community, reframing the image of STEM, and building the next generation of female leaders is a challenge worth taking.


 

One Woman's Mission To Build A Community In STEM

Several weeks ago, I wrote about my experience as a young woman pursuing a career in advertising who also has an interest in STEM (and its status as a male dominated field). Personally, I was never told not to explore science or math as a career, but the media I consumed from youth onward tended to portray men in those roles. My parents gave me female-oriented magazines to read that focused on careers in fashion, social issues, art, and health, but very little on careers in science...


3 Mindsets That Will Unlock Your Business To Its Full Potential

Entrepreneurship, like so much else in life, is a mindset. It is not necessarily starting a new venture, rather it is the ability to create opportunities out of nothing and take initiative. I believe that a person can be entrepreneurial in their personal life or their career; whether building a new global campaign, or setting and reaching life goals--this all encompasses the same mindset...


 

Alumna Startup Aims to Empower Women

It’s no secret that women are underrepresented in the STEM fields. So NYU alumna Anna Powers decided to do something about it, launching her startup Powers Education, which aims to provide mentorship and tutoring services for high school students to increase female presence in STEM fields, at the NYU Entrepreneurial Institute on Friday...


The Confidence Factor for Women: Closing The Gap for Women In STEM

I vividly remember my days in high school that women were not encouraged to pursue any of the STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) related careers or courses. Not to age myself, but in the 1990’s, we were still encouraged to do well in Art and Home Economics — both, of which, I actually failed...


 

Dr. Anna Powers is Redefining the Image of Women in Science, Technology, Engineering, & Mathematics

As a female who has spent much of her career surrounded by men and working in a male-dominated career. I understand and have seen first-hand the lack of women involved in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math), and have always been concerned with the few number of women leaders that I have been able to work with...