Arizona Center for Afterschool Excellence (AzCASE) — 7 black women trailblazers in STEM

| February 23, 2021
Explorer Classroom: Afterschool Edition
Engage students in a live discussion and Q&A session with cutting-edge scientists, researchers and storytellers from across the globe. Explorer Classroom: Afterschool Edition is an interactive YouTube show that connects students with world-renowned National Geographic Explorers, like Mt. Everest Cartographer Alex Tait. Tune in live biweekly on Wednesdays at 4 P.M. (EST) starting February 24, 2021.
BioBlitz for Outdoor Education
Looking for a fun and safe way for youth to learn more about their area’s biodiversity? Join National Geographic Education and The Mott Foundation for BioBlitz for afterschool programs! Connect with experts in a series of free webinars to learn about tips to observe and collect data outdoors with your learners.
Registration Open for the NatGeo Educator Certification Program
Registration is now open for the Winter 2021 Cohort for the National Geographic Educator Certification program. This free professional development program recognizes pre-K-12 formal and informal educators committed to inspiring the next generation of explorers, conservationists, and changemakers. These educators are part of a powerful movement to make the world a better place by empowering students to be informed decision-makers equipped to solve meaningful challenges in their communities and beyond. Don’t just teach students about the world—teach them how to change it.
Invite an Intel STEM Pro to Talk with Your Kids
Does your program want to have a STEM professional pop in virtually to talk to your youth or lead them in a fun activity or talk to them about career path, diversity and/or barriers? Great news: AzCASE has a new partnership with Intel to make this happen for you!
▶ Email with the subject line: INTEL, and let us know what you would like for your program.
7 Black Women Scientists, Doctors And Inventors That You Need To Know
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Black women have contributed greatly to STEM, despite being grossly underrepresented in the field. According to a 2017 report from the National Science Foundation, Black women and men hold less than 5 percent of managerial positions within STEM.
▶ Check out these 7 trailblazers who paved the way for a new generation of women and girls in science.
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