Sasha Alston is no average undergraduate student. While she studies information systems with a minor in marketing, she’s also a published author. Sasha Savvy Loves to Code is her opus, geared for kids ages 7-10. Not stopping there, Sasha is also a sought-after speaker, promoting STEM to kids. Takeaways from our conversation: Don’t wait. Sasha wrote a book as a…
From his beginnings on the south side of Chicago, Justin Shaifer has come a long way. Told at a young age that his STEM interests weren’t cool, he persevered. Now, he’s a science communicator, editor, producer, and proud graduate of Hampton University’s Marine and Environmental Science program. He has given talks at the Smithsonian Museum, multiple universities, and is featured on several radio segments and podcasts for his contributions to STEM. He works to spread STEM literacy to youth, regardless of socioeconomic status.
Margot Wohl is a graduate student, working towards her Ph.D. in neuroscience. She’s a podcaster, host of the Rad Scientist Podcast. But she’s also a TEDx speaker, talking about her graduate work and her podcast.
After dropping out of college and giving up on a career as a musician, Jay Miller joined the military as a data network technician. After leaving the military, he became a system administrator and developed a love for productivity. He now uses his knowledge of productivity and development concepts and his military training to help developers improve their productivity. Productive Developers is the company he founded to do just that.