Nerd Girl Nation - A Web Series

Season 1 Episodes

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Nerd Girl Nation is a web series that celebrates and inspires young women in STEM by offering authentic, exciting role models that showcase a wide range of career applications. Host Dr. Karen Panetta, Tufts University professor, NASA and IEEE Fellow, is joined by comedian Craig Low to discuss and dissect everything STEM from cyborgs to Snapchat with their Nerd Girls guests.

SEASON 1

Alayna Westcom, a forensic scientist and former Miss Vermont, takes the Nerd Girl nation through the highs and lows of working in a morgue. Each day, Westcom finds herself most excited at the prospect of using science to provide answers to grieving families.

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.

In the Hollywood edition of Nerd Girl Nation, Carmen Cabana and Kathryne Jansen take us behind the camera to provide insight into the analysis, technology, and engineering that goes into video production and cinematography.

From Bio-physics to nanotechnology Mercedes Cornelius and Lisa Goel delve into the future of everything from medicine to clothing. 


​This episode is brought to you by IEEE GlobalSpec.
 

9:20     | 7/1/19    | Season 1 

Travel down memory lane with one of the original Nerd Girls, Danielle Vardaro, who explains what ignited the Nerd Girls mission. 


​This episode is brought to you by IEEE GlobalSpec.
 

10:20     | 6/1/19    | Season 1 

How the happiest place on earth keeps the park lines entertaining and the churro cart in the perfect spot. Karen Rockwell shares the secrets behind Disneyland's efficiency.


​This episode is brought to you by Amazon Robotics.
 

9:18     | 5/1/19    | Season 1...

Superheros, Sci-fi, DC vs Marvel, it's all things comics with Hope Nicholson.

10:29     | 4/1/19    | Season 1 

This episode is brought to you by IEEE GlobalSpec.
 

Autumn Greco fuses fashion and science while Alison Sheets fuses body mechanics and athletic clothing as an engineer at Nike.

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10:10     | 3/1/19    | Season 1 

This episode is brought to you by Epilog Laser.
 

Paige Kassalen shares how she became part of the ground crew for the first solar powered plane to fly around the world.

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7:35     | 2/1/19    | Season 1 

This episode is brought to you by Epilog Laser.
 

Why we prefer certain apps over others, Deypika Singh highlights the psychology behind a user's experience.

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8:52     | 1/1/19    | Season 1 

This episode is brought to you by IEEE GlobalSpec.
 

The magic behind movie sounds and the beats behind pop hits, Ginge Cox and Grammy-winner Laura Sisk talk all things sound.

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7:58     | 12/01/18    | Season 1 

This episode is brought to you by Epilog Laser Corp.
 

Loren Grush is a journalist who "translates" all things science, while Sally French gives a new perspective on Drones.

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10:18     | 111/01/18    | Season 1 

This episode is brought to you by Epilog Laser Corp.
 

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