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5 Tips for Young Women with Disabilities on Finding a Career in STEM

According to the National Science Board’s Science & Engineering Indicators 2016 report, demographic groups with lower rates of participation – such as women – have long been viewed as an “underutilized source of human capital” in the science and engineering fields, particularly as focus has grown on the need for the United States to expandContinue Reading >

Community Resources: Where to Find Them

This is the fourth post in a 4-part series around a variety of community resources available. Check back for more information on education, life and online resources, or check out our full list of Community Resources.   Austin is one of the fastest growing cities in the country, yet it is also one of the mostContinue Reading >

From Africa to Austin: How a passion for STEM crossed the Atlantic Ocean

Skillpoint is excited to introduce its new Velocity Program Lead, Sara Silva. Sara specializes in sparking students’ interest in STEM-related fields by connecting them with industry and community via relevant, hands-on work experience through the Velocity program. At Skillpoint, Sara oversees the delivery of the Velocity program; connects with schools and industry partners; and trains VelocityContinue Reading >

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