A Navajo college student interning at a NASA research site and a Little River Ottawa graduate student analyzing eye movement data in advertising were just two aspiring women I met at the recent conference of the American Indian Science & Engineering Society.
AISES, since 1977, has worked to increase the number of Native people entering the fields of STEM, the acronym for Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics.
I am fortunate to serve on the board of AISES Publishing, Inc., which oversees Winds of Change magazine. As I prepare for an API board meeting on Friday, I am sharing two short videos of the young women I met who explained their research to me.
They are inspiring. They, along with many other AISES members I have met, are my motivation for serving on the API Board.