Her Stem Story

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Synopsis

A weekly podcast about Extraordinary stories of real women in the STEM. Listen to know more about some amazing work women across the globe have been doing in the different STEM and STEM-related fields.

Episodes

  • Episode 108: 3 Simple Rules To Overcome Procastination

    Episode 108: 3 Simple Rules To Overcome Procastination

    06/05/2020 Duration: 13min

    I am sure you avoid tasks once in a while. I am sure you stress over deadlines because you avoided the said task. I am also sure that you want to make progress on your biggest goals and procrastination is a roadblock in the way. To help you remove this roadblock here are 3 simple rules to help you overcome procrastination and make progress towards your dreams. Listen NOW! This episode was inspired by these amazing books: My Gita by Devdutt Patnaik Atomic Habits by James Clear The War of Art by Steven Pressfield Ref: https://www.scienceabc.com/humans/shocking-origin-procrastination-biological-point-view.html For more mini-trainings follow me on Instagram @prasha_dutra

  • Episode 107: How To Start Working On Your Million Dollar Idea

    Episode 107: How To Start Working On Your Million Dollar Idea

    29/04/2020 Duration: 46min

    Ever wondered how million-dollar ideas are built? Ever felt overwhelmed how many ideas you get every day? Ever wondered how to go from a dreamer to a founder? If yes, our guest Arjita Sethi is here to answer all those questions and more. Arjita is a serial entrepreneur and founder of not one but 3 startups. She has raised capital for her companies and created products that are changing the world and now starting another venture.  Listen to Arjita's full story on our previous episode here. Apply for Arjita's Dreamers To Founders 4-Week Program.  Follow Arjita on Instagram. Sign up for my newsletter

  • Episode 106: How To Find Your Dream Opportunities In A Foreign Country

    Episode 106: How To Find Your Dream Opportunities In A Foreign Country

    22/04/2020 Duration: 11min

    My international STEM story started with a flight from Bombay to Dallas in 2012. Since then, I have built a successful career in STEM. But being an international student and an immigrant wasn't always easy and at the time I wish this episode existed. This episode is dedicated to all the fabulous international students and first-generation immigrants. Learn how to find your dream opportunities anywhere your career takes you.  Follow me on Instagram for daily mini-trainings - www.instagram.com/prasha_dutra

  • Her STEM Story - Trailer

    Her STEM Story - Trailer

    15/04/2020 Duration: 02min

    Her STEM Story is a weekly podcast dedicated to helping women navigate male-dominated professions and their high demanding careers in Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics (STEM) fields.  Subscribe now for your weekly masterclass in all things confidence, time management, career planning, finding opportunities and to learn how to conquer your career! Twitter @herstemstory Instagram @herstemstory Email us herstemstory@gmail.com Follow the host - @prasha_dutra   

  • Episode 104: 3 Steps To Planning Your STEM Career

    Episode 104: 3 Steps To Planning Your STEM Career

    02/03/2020 Duration: 09min

    In this episode, Prasha walks you through 3 easy steps to planning your career. For a limited time, Prasha is offering FREE 20min discovery calls. Sign up now to get a personal session with Prasha https://app.acuityscheduling.com/schedule.php?owner=17617864&appointmentType=12124575

  • Episode 103: How To Build A STEM Business As A First Generation Immigrant

    Episode 103: How To Build A STEM Business As A First Generation Immigrant

    19/02/2020 Duration: 41min

    Our guest today is, Anastasia Kraft, CEO and co-founder of Xena Workwear. When Ana moved to the US from Germany, she worked as a project management consultant in construction, manufacturing and event planning projects. While she LOVED working  in the manufacturing environment, there was one aspect Ana truly hated: her bulky and manly steel toe boots that made it impossible to dress professionally. After years of frustration she decided to solve this issue by designing and manufacturing fashionable steel-toe footwear for women so that they can finally dress like the professionals they are! Listen now to hear Ana's inspiring STEM Story. In this episode we discuss: 1. How Ana got interested in engineering? 2. How she transitioned into a career in project management and then into entrepreneurship? 3. The origin story of Xena Workwear and how it's bridging the gender gap in Manufacturing.  4. How she thinks we can bridge the gap in STEM professions?    Links: https://www.instagram.com/xenaworkwear/ https://www.fac

  • Episode 102: How Self Love Can Boost Your Self Confidence

    Episode 102: How Self Love Can Boost Your Self Confidence

    17/02/2020 Duration: 07min

    In this episode, Prasha will share how you to build your very own LOVE YOURSELF FEARLESSLY & how it can help you in your career. Listen now to learn how to nurture your most important relationship. To work with Prasha and Conquer Your Career in STEM, sign up for her upcoming 1:1 Coaching Program. Email Prasha at herstemstory@gmail.com with any questions and suggestions for future topics.

  • Episode 101:How To Find Love In STEM

    Episode 101:How To Find Love In STEM

    12/02/2020 Duration: 55min

    Our guests today is a couple that found love in STEM. Brianne Martin & Fernando A Ceballos P.E are 2 engineers who met while serving the STEM community. Brianne has a BS Mechanical Engineer from Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi (after transferring from Marquette University 1000 miles away from home) & is on the leadership team of a community non-profit.  Fernando has a BS Civil Engineer - Texas A&M University (College Station), Professional Engineer. As 2 of the few Latinx Engineers, The Engineering Couple share about life, growth, and career through personal, professional, & leadership development.   In this episode they both share honest, vulnerable, and triumphant accounts about their lives, work, and the impact they've made through their community leadership and ventures. We discuss: 1) What they both do for a living? 2) How they met during a STEM event? 3) How to be a supportive partner and be successful in STEM? 4) The ups and downs of being a couple in a high demanding career. Li

  • Episode 100: What does it mean to be successful in STEM?

    Episode 100: What does it mean to be successful in STEM?

    10/02/2020 Duration: 14min

    Celebrating a milestone episode by sharing what does it mean to be successful in STEM and where some of our guests are now since we last chatted with them. Listen now and get a quick recap on how awesome our guests are and what are they up to and how to define success in STEM. For future episode ideas write to me at herstemstory@gmail.com.  

  • Episode 99: How To Build Your Habit kit

    Episode 99: How To Build Your Habit kit

    03/02/2020 Duration: 07min

    In this episode, Prasha will share how you to build your very own HABIT KIT & how to stick with your habits. Listen now to learn how to build your personalized HABIT KIT! To work with Prasha and Conquer Your Career in STEM, sign up for her upcoming 1:1 Coaching Program. Email Prasha at herstemstory@gmail.com with any questions and suggestions for future topics.  

  • Episode 98: A Science Communicator  An Entrepreneur

    Episode 98: A Science Communicator & An Entrepreneur

    22/01/2020 Duration: 31min

    Our guest today is Stephanie Castillo, a Ph.D. student in Science Communication understanding how science videos could be used as a tool for career exploration for high school students. Stephanie is also the founder of Phuture Doctors—an educational media company that produces videos on science, tech, engineering, and math through the lens of representation. With her background in chemistry and training in SciComm and filmmaking, she aims to inspire the next generation of STEM leaders through the stories of scientists of color. In this episode we discuss: 1) What is Stephanie studying at Vanderbilt University? 2) How Stephanie used failure as an opportunity to pivot? 3) How she started Phuture Doctors and what it is about? 4) Her best tips to handle failure and pitch yourself in STEM. Links: http://PhutureDoctors.com http://instagram.com/phuturedoctors http://twitter.com/phuturedoctors    

  • Episode 97: How To Become A Lifelong Learner

    Episode 97: How To Become A Lifelong Learner

    20/01/2020 Duration: 08min

    In this episode, Prasha will share how you can make space for learning in your life and how becoming a life long learner can help you cultivate long term confidence. Listen now to learn how to learn! To work with Prasha and Conquer Your Career in STEM, sign up for her upcoming 1:1 Coaching Program. Email Prasha at herstemstory@gmail.com with any questions and suggestions for future topics.    

  • Episode 96: A Plant Biologist, Model  A SciCommer

    Episode 96: A Plant Biologist, Model & A SciCommer

    15/01/2020 Duration: 01h24s

    Our guest today is Niba Nirmal, a genetics Ph.D. student studying how plants grow using synthetic biology. She creates notes about beauty through science! She channels all her different talents through her Instagram and her YouTube channel. Outside of the lab, Niba is also a model and enjoys breaking stereotypes for POC, women, and scientists. In this episode we discuss: 1) Niba's research in plant biology. 2) Why Niba chose to study plants? 3) What got her interested in modeling and growing her Instagram? 4) Her tips for effective journaling. Links: www.instagram.com/notesbyniba www.youtube.com/notesbyniba  

  • Episode 95: How To Start A Gratitude Practice

    Episode 95: How To Start A Gratitude Practice

    13/01/2020 Duration: 07min

    In this episode, Prasha will walk you through easy steps to start your own GRATITUDE practice and how this can serve as the foundation for your life long confidence. Listen now to learn how to help you set yourself up for cultivating long-lasting confidence.  To work with Prasha and Conquer Your Career in STEM, sign up for her upcoming 1:1 Coaching Program. Email Prasha at herstemstory@gmail.com with any questions and suggestions for future topics. Studies on Gratitude References: https://www.health.harvard.edu/healthbeat/giving-thanks-can-make-you-happier https://ggsc.berkeley.edu/images/uploads/GGSC-JTF_White_Paper-Gratitude-FINAL.pdf  https://www.psychologytoday.com/us/blog/mindful-anger/201807/science-proves-gratitude-is-key-well-being  

  • Episode 94: A Research Geologist  Inclusivity Advocate

    Episode 94: A Research Geologist & Inclusivity Advocate

    08/01/2020 Duration: 46min

    Our guest today is Dr. Circe Verba, a research geologist and STEMinst at the National Energy Technology Laboratory’s (NETL).  She started her career in the Pathways federal internship program and earned her Ph.D. in geology and civil engineering at the University of Oregon. She firmly believes in inclusiveness as she is also hard of hearing and has Ehler's Danlos Syndrome (EDS).⁠ ⁠ Listen Now to this inspiring STEM story. ⁠ ⁠ In this episode we discuss:⁠ ⁠ 1) Why storytelling matters for Science Communication?⁠ ⁠ 2) Circe's interesting career pivots.⁠ ⁠ 3) Her day job where she combines many of her skills. ⁠ ⁠ 4) What is Advanced Microscopy and how she uses in her career?⁠ ⁠ ⁠ Links: www.twitter.com/circe_verba www.instagram.com/circeverba  

  • Episode 93: Why You Need To Build Your Confidence Toolkit

    Episode 93: Why You Need To Build Your Confidence Toolkit

    06/01/2020 Duration: 07min

    In this episode, Prasha introduces her January sub-series - How To Build Your Confidence Toolkit? Listen now to learn how you can cultivate long-lasting confidence in  2020. SPECIAL NEW YEAR GIVEAWAY Please leave us a review on iTunes and get FREE Links to Wonder Women in STEM 2019 Online conference. Everyone who does this will get the links! Just follow 3 steps: 1) Leave us a review on iTunes. 2)Take a screenshot  3) Email it to me at herstemstory@gmail.com.  4) I will reply with the links! :) Email Prasha at herstemstory@gmail.com with any questions and suggestions for future topics.     

  • Episode 92: An Optometrist  A Science Communicator

    Episode 92: An Optometrist & A Science Communicator

    01/01/2020 Duration: 35min

    Our guest today is none other than Daisy Shu, a postdoctoral research fellow at the Harvard Medical School. She completed optometry school from the University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia, and Ph.D. from The University of Sydney, Australia. She currently serves on the Young Investigators of the International Society for Eye Research and the Advocacy and Outreach Committee of the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO). She is passionate about science communication and completed the science communication training fellowship run by ARVO. She has built a large following on social media and enjoys sharing her scientific research journey through Instagram and Twitter. In this episode we discuss: 1) What brought Daisy to the US from Australia? 2) What got her interested in the eye? 3) How she is using social media for SciComm and Community Outreach? 4) Her positive experiences in Academia? Links: www.instagram.com/eyedaisyshu www.twitter.com/eyedaisyshu Leave us a review on iTunes &

  • Episode 91: 3 Steps To A Foolproof Career Strategy

    Episode 91: 3 Steps To A Foolproof Career Strategy

    31/12/2019 Duration: 13min

    In this episode, Prasha will walk you through the process of creating a foolproof strategy for your short term career goals. Listen now to learn how you can be more strategic in  2020. SPECIAL NEW YEAR GIVEAWAY Please leave us a review on iTunes and get FREE Links to Wonder Women in STEM 2019 Online conference. Everyone who does this will get the links! Just follow 3 steps: 1) Leave us a review on iTunes. 2)Take a screenshot  3) Email it to me at herstemstory@gmail.com.  4) I will reply with the links! :) Email Prasha at herstemstory@gmail.com with any questions and suggestions for future topics.     

  • Episode 90: How To Set Up S.M.A.R.T Goals

    Episode 90: How To Set Up S.M.A.R.T Goals

    23/12/2019 Duration: 16min

    In this episode, Prasha will walk you through the process of using the S.M.A.R.T format in goal setting. Listen now to learn how you can set up S.M.A.R.T goals to help you set powerful goals for 2020. Get the S.M.A.R.T Goals Checklist here - http://eepurl.com/daAKyv To work with Prasha and start uncovering your own unique self sign up for her FREE Conquer Your Career Discovery Call Now. Email Prasha at herstemstory@gmail.com with any questions and suggestions for future topics.     

  • Episode 89: A Neurobiologist  A Science Communicator

    Episode 89: A Neurobiologist & A Science Communicator

    18/12/2019 Duration: 46min

    This episode is dedicated to Elizabeth's late mother-in-law Jeanne Lamb. May she rest in peace.  Our guest today is Elizabeth Delery, Ph.D., a Postdoctoral Research Fellow at LSU Health Sciences Center, she studies the neurobiological interactions of alcohol, opioids, & pain. She has B.S. Biology & Psychology, pre-med concentration and a  Ph.D. Biomedical Sciences, microbiology/immunology. She is a science communicator on Instagram and shares her life and science passionately!   In this episode we discuss: 1. Her Life in New Orleans? 2. How she is working to find a cure for Alcoholism? 3. How her dad inspired her to pursue science? 4. Elizabeth's best tips to get through Graduate School? 5. How she's using her Instagram to burst health myths?   Links: www.instagram.com/phdelery www.twitter.com/phdelery Follow Me: www.instagram.com/prasha_dutra www.instagram.com/herstemstory  

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