STEM It Up! is a new video series that showcases amazing women leading the way through awesome careers in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM). Check out these short videos highlighting STEM fields, with an emphasis on engineering, and help your students discover their own STEM path.

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Welcome to STEM It Up!

Kali Nash, Coe College Graduate

Kristine Bullock, Workplace Learning Connection Director

Kasey Keeling, Kirkwood Community College Project Lead The Way Coordinator

Welcome to STEM It Up! Check out this introduction video first and hear from STEM education experts and a college graduate about tips for investigating if a future in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math is right for you. You’ll get some great advice on next steps to pursuing a STEM path from Kali Nash, a Coe College graduate in Physics and Computer Science; Kristine Bullock, Workplace Learning Connection Director; and Kasey Keeling, Kirkwood Project Lead The Way Coordinator. (Video length: 11 min. 21 sec.)

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Sihem AzibiSihem Azibi, Jr. Software Developer - Limo Link

Jr. Software Developer – Limo Link

Sihem Azibi attended DeltaV Code School for one reason — to change her life. She speaks Arabic and French, but didn't know any English before moving to the U.S. which made it hard to use her Algerian Computer Science degree. After completing DeltaV she earned a full-time position as Junior Software Developer at LimoLink. Sihem says, “I want to show people that wherever you come from, and whatever your background is, if you want to do something, you can do it.” (Video length: 8 min. 53 sec.)

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Jessica Clary-DominguezJessica Clary-Dominguez, Electrical Design Engineer – Schneider Electric

Electrical Design Engineer – Schneider Electric

Jessica’s message will help you discover the world of engineering with her explanation of what engineers do. Find out how Jessica’s love of math and science shaped her career path and volunteer interests, and how she travels the world now, thanks to her STEM career choice. (Video length: 9 min. 36 sec.)

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Maggie FieldsMaggie Fields, PrIME Rotational Engineer-Mechanical Systems – Collins Aerospace

PrIME Rotational Engineer-Mechanical Systems – Collins Aerospace

Learn about Maggie's career as an Industrial Engineer in the manufacturing world. She started as a co-op for Collins Aerospace and is now in the first cohort of the Professional Industrial & Manufacturing Engineering (PrIME) program. In this program she is traveling to 3 different manufacturing sites across the US, learning and applying lean principles and process improvements over the next 2 years. (Video length: 10 min. 11 sec.)

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Samantha Sanders Samantha Sanders, Systems Engineer – BAE Systems

Systems Engineer – BAE Systems

As a systems engineer, Samantha has had a hand in a lot of program areas (requirements, testing, and qualification) and works as an in-between of hardware and software to make quality final products. (Video length: 11 min. 1 sec.)

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Women in Science & Engineering Women in Science & Engineering - WISE, Collegiate Panel – Iowa State University

WISE, Collegiate Panel – Iowa State University

Hear from college students excited about their science, technology, engineering and math classes and their interest in a STEM career path. Listen in to learn about many STEM opportunities and hear what it’s like to be a college student. (Video length: 12 min. 7 sec.)

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Educators, feel free to use these speaker engagement questions with your students as they view presentations. 

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