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STEM Learning STEMs from Transitions

Julie Kantor | Posted 02.17.2015 | Business
Julie Kantor

It's Friday as I write and brutally cold out there. As usual, I had so many, too many meetings and my brain is on overload trying to connect the dots of all the learning.

#ThankItForward

Julie Kantor | Posted 01.07.2015 | Impact
Julie Kantor

I invite you to use hashtag #ThankItForward to say Thanks a Million! to your mentor too. I encourage you to set a goal to mentor this year with workplace skills. To pay it forward.

Mentor 2.0 (Mentor + Sponsor)

Julie Kantor | Posted 12.15.2014 | Business
Julie Kantor

I was on cloud 91/2 last week at the Diversity Women's Leadership Conference conference put on Diversity Woman Magazine at the Grand Floridian (heav...

STEM Mentoring: I'm In. Now How Do I Find My Mentee?

Julie Kantor | Posted 08.18.2014 | Business
Julie Kantor

In light of the diversity reports coming out of the top tech companies in the country such as Google and Linkedin, we hope that we all can jump into STEM mentoring to make sure women and minorities have the skills needed for the jobs.

Choose to Find Her and Mentor Her

Julie Kantor | Posted 04.02.2014 | Business
Julie Kantor

Recently I was talking to a new friend about sponsorship. In particular, I was talking about the need for women to sponsor younger women in their careers by championing them for internships, jobs, promotions, and fellowships with introductions and more.

Oh Dear! My Dear... A Call to Mentor Girls in STEM

Julie Kantor | Posted 11.24.2013 | Impact
Julie Kantor

Are we, as women, not reaching out to the next generation enough to mentor girls in their career pathways? Do we need to find an army of STEM tutors if our schools are being left behind in math and science by so many other countries?

Troubleshooting The Need For More Girls In STEM

Julie Kantor | Posted 09.22.2013 | Technology
Julie Kantor

The goal is to move the needle of young girls pursuing STEM degrees, staying in the workforce and understanding that women and men in STEM careers that have carved out their place again have custom-built great fulfilling jobs.

Recruiting Talented STEM Teachers Is a Must for our Kids and Country

Julie Kantor | Posted 08.24.2013 | Impact
Julie Kantor

For many readers I'm sure this raises the question, "Why should I care about STEM teachers?" While you might not work directly in education, or perhaps your children are well past school-aged, the reality is that the quality of our country's STEM education affects us all.

Graduates - Let Your Geek Flags Fly!

Julie Kantor | Posted 08.11.2013 | Technology
Julie Kantor

We all can acknowledge that "Geeks" are becoming rock stars in the technology industry, and it seems as though our plugged-in, information-driven culture is starting to turn the tide. Yes ladies and gentlemen, Geek is becoming chic!

What's STEM Got to Do With It?

Julie Kantor | Posted 07.24.2013 | Technology
Julie Kantor

So what does STEM got to do with it? Why should 'we the people' care about STEM? It ties to everything, education, skills and to where the jobs are and will be

It All STEMs From a Big Idea

Julie Kantor | Posted 07.10.2013 | Business
Julie Kantor

I am still on cloud nine after attending the TEDx Rock Creek Park Conference last week titled 'The Hero's Journey.'