August 22, 2019

Nerd Girl Nation dives into climate change with Rashmi Shah, a NASA scientist who monitors sea levels, and Clara Nevins, a high-school activist determined to spread change. As these two demonstrate, accurate data will be key to slowing climate change.

August 22, 2019

For the first time in the history of the university, the majority of engineering department heads at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) are women.

The university recently reported that, of the eight department head positions within MIT's School of Engineeri...

August 22, 2019

An internship appearing on a recent engineering graduate’s resume can mean the difference between landing a job in a candidate’s field of specialty and finding employment elsewhere. This is due to the majority of engineering firms seeking out candidates with real-life,...

August 22, 2019

When Rashmi Shah was young, she spent time helping her parents, both scientists, process and catalog samples of plant matter that they had collected. This wasn't a one-time occurrence. Growing up in Nepal in a math-and-science household, science and research were a nat...

October 19, 2018

Episode:

S1 E11: Climate Change 

Hometown:

Nepal

Education:

Purdue University


Occupation:

Research Technologist at JPL-NASA 

Fun Fact:

Rashmi has to take a helicopter to an oil platform for work from time to time. She also speaks 3 languages: English, Hindi, and Nepali.

October 19, 2018

Episode:

S1 E11: Climate Change 

Hometown:

Los Angeles, CA


Occupation:

High School Student, Environmental Activist 

Fun Fact:

Founded Bridge the Divide, an initiative that works to unite young Democrats, Republicans, and everything in between, to encourage political conversa...

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