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Marina and goat

Marina is a research scientist at InhibRx. She grew up watching her grandparents work as pharmacists and immediately knew that she also wanted to dedicate herself to helping people.

Elizabeth in ranger uniform

Meet Elizabeth, she is a park ranger in Muir Woods whose job includes habitat restoration and ecosystem services, as well as giving tours to park visitors to teach them about the natural world.

Ivel and three high schoolers

Ivel spoke to a class at Kearny High, School of Digital Media and Design about her circuitous path to becoming an underrepresented STEM professional for their STEM Stories: A School of Digital Media.

Woman emphatically communicating to her table companions

Weren't able to attend the Collab Lab on October 16th? This post contains an overview of what was said and deliberated.

Reach out to stemecosystem@rhfleet.org for elaboration or with questions.


Many have attributed role models and mentors as the foundation to their success in pursuing a STEM career. Hear from Jennifer Behrens on how mentors influenced her decision to study cyberecurity.


Acting on recommendations of top national education experts, the federal government listed "participation of all Americans in STEM ecosystems" as a top priority.


This workshop centered around a continued community conversation on evaluation practices and recommended approaches to measuring processes and successes.

Traveling Trunk Project

The Ecosystem is delighted to highlight the Climate Kids' Traveling Trunk project, an initiative that stemmed from a partnership between the Center for Climate Change and Climate Science Alliance.

Girl learning about addition on a white board

New Stanford research shows that sentences that frame one gender as the standard for the other can unintentionally perpetuate biases.

Girls building

Check out this informative article written by Linda Kekelis, the Family Engagement advisor for STEM NEXT and the Founder of Techbridge.