If you love STEM, reading, learning about rad scientists, then you're probably already a fan of Smore Magazine, and guess what, we have its founder, Dr. Sarita Menon, on the blog today! Stargazing snickerdoodles — or more fittingly stargazing smores — how sweet is that?
She's a mainstay in the maker community, a totally talented YouTuber, and an absolutely awesome artisan. She's Laura Kampf! We were thrilled to ask Laura all about her creative process regarding both her amazing inventions as well as her impressive video output.
If you love magic, making, and wildly sensational women in STEM, then you'll adore today's Q&A with Alex Glow. Alex is a modern-day Merlin, a master of YouTube, and a talented artist, musician, and inventor. Endless creativity along with unwavering innovation are synonymous with Alex Glow, and we think that's pretty spellbinding.
Levitating linguine, Ladyada is on the blog today, and we could not be more elated! Limor "Ladyada" Fried is a fierce force in the electronics and making world—and a badass businesswoman to boot. As the founder and CEO of open-source hardware company Adafruit Industries, Limor's influence on DIY and tech is immeasurably massive.
A passion for science, a drive to share knowledge, and a commitment to cosmic goals are just some of the things make high schooler Sahda Haroon a world-renowned STEAM advocate. That's right, today's interview comes from Ras Al Khaima in the United Arab Emirates and shows that STEAM and hard work can unite dreamers all over the globe.
Waltzing wasabi, we've got a real-life wizard of wearable technology on the blog today! Meet Dr. Lucy Dunne. Lucy, who has a PhD in Computer Science, is the Professor of Apparel Design and Wearable Technology at the University of Minnesota where she founded and co-directs the school's incredible Wearable Technology Lab.
We have a STEAM star on the blog today—and she's as bright as the sun. Why all the stellar references? It's because we interviewed none other than #SciComm luminary Julie Seven Sage, the fourteen-year-old host of Supernova Style Science News and one of four founding officers of the brilliant new organization the STEAM Squad.
Stampeding sweet potatoes, we've got a Mythbuster on the blog! That's right, it's Rachel Pizzolato, a.k.a. BEAUTY & BRAINS with a Twist, and she's here to tell us what it's like to be a fourteen-year-old award-winning scientist, gymnast, pageant queen, model, and, yep, a star of the forthcoming Mythbusters Jr. series.
A coder and a music magazine founder, Desarae Gabrielle is cooler than cool. We love that Desarae's interests show you can have varying skillsets, goals, and talents; there's no reason to force yourself into one box! What can we say? Desarae Gabrielle rocks our socks!
Dr. Amy Winters is a fashion designer, PhD, and material futurist. We think the term 'sartorial sorcerer', also suits her quite well, and you just need to take a look at her fashion line, Rainbow Winters, to find out why.
Welcome to Style Engineers Worldwide's interview series, "Fashioning the Future With…", where we will be talking to influential and inspiring pioneers in STEAM, and stampeding sweet potatoes, do we have a marvelous maker to feature in our inaugural interview! Meet Sophy Wong.
Did you know that each year, tons upon tons of discarded clothes wind up in landfills?The cause of this is, among other things, "fast fashion," cheap clothes that people discard after a relatively short period of use.