@seesydsoar Sydney Hamilton | STEM ♥️🚀✈️

👩🏾‍🔬 Nat’l AAAS If/Then Ambassador 🚀 Aerospace Engineer @ Boeing 🎥 Seen on CBS, NPR, & MarieClaireMag DM your favorite STEM quotes! Opinions = Mine

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Yesterday

*passes out* 😩♥️🚀 This is so incredible & I’m at a loss for words. Thank you so much for sharing and honoring me with your amazing talents, @tophstaffy ! This truly brought a smile to my face. 😊 Actually... I think I like myself better in anime form. 😏 #ifthenshecan ✨ Repost ✨ “Today I was fortunate enough to have the opportunity to listen to inspirational women speak in a @kodewithklossy panel. One of these speakers was @seesydsoar . Something she said really resonated with me: “I don’t fail. I either win, or I learn.” What are some quotes that impacted you? 💙”

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Sometimes, I wonder if I am making an impact with @seesydsoar . I spend a lot of time thinking, creating, and writing post that, I hope, will inspire. Then I see the messages, comments, and shares from everyone - thank you! It validates me and the work I am doing to encourage others! It is crazy to see you when you put your heart and soul into something, that people really do notice!!! I have truly gotten out tenfold, what I’ve put in. ✨ Invest your time in things that you love, people you love, and, most importantly, yourself. 💗 👠 𝗞𝗮𝗿𝗹𝗶𝗲 𝗞𝗹𝗼𝘀𝘀 👩🏼‍💻⁣ ⁣ 𝗣𝗿𝗼𝗳𝗲𝘀𝘀𝗶𝗼𝗻: Fashion Model ⁣ ⁣ 𝗡𝗮𝘁𝗶𝗼𝗻𝗮𝗹𝗶𝘁𝘆: American (German/Polish )⁣ ⁣ 𝗕𝗼𝗿𝗻: Chicago, Illinois ⁣ ⁣ 𝗠𝗼𝘀𝘁 𝗞𝗻𝗼𝘄𝗻 𝗳𝗼𝗿: her “panther”-like runway walk, over 40 Vogue features, hosting project runway, and her very successful modeling career.⁣ ⁣ She also took an interest in technology, learned to code, and then created an annual scholarship called Kode with Klossy for young girls interested in computer science and software engineering. ⁣ ⁣ In October 2019, Kloss narrated the season 2 episode "Coding" on the Netflix and Vox Media television show Explained.⁣ ⁣ 𝗜𝗻𝘀𝗽𝗶𝗿𝗲𝗱 𝗯𝘆 𝗵𝗲𝗿: willingness to try something new! She has been fearless in her passions and fearless to trying something totally different from her original path, coding! I love seeing STEM advocates from all careers and walks of life. It shows there is no right or wrong way to STEM. She founded an awesome organization called @KodeWithKlossy !⁣ ⁣ Kode with Klossy is a coding summer camp for girls from ages 13-18. As of 2018, the camp has served "50 coding camps in 25 US cities, teaching 1,000 girls to code.” #ifthenshecan #shecanstem #girlswhocode #stemadvocate

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I love the person I’ve become, because I fought to become her. Learn to love every part of you, flaws, mistakes and all. It is what has shaped you to be the amazing human you are today. Continuing to learn, grow, and fight for you. ✨ #ifthenshecan #womenempowerment

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Do you feel like you can bring 100% of who you are to the table? To make space for the next gen STEM leaders we must bring our full selves to the table! In turn, giving others permission to do the same. What are some ways you can bring those unique things about you to work? School? Around your friends and family? 💃🏽✊🏽 Jasmine L. Sadler, MBA ✈️ 👸🏾 Profession: CEO of @TheSTEAMCollab , Aerospace Engineer, and Dancer Nationality: American (Black ) Born: Detroit, MI Home: San Diego, CA Most Known For: Advocacy and Innovation in the STEM and Black community. Inspired by: Her authenticity! When people say bring your true self, many people struggle to know who they are or what “self” to present. Jasmine confidently knows who she is, and most importantly loves herself as she is. We can learn from her bravery and boldness to come as her true self at all times! #ifthenshecan #herSTEMstory #HerStory #HerStoryNow #RocketScientist #WomenInSTEM #BlackInSTEM

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How are you Closing the Gap? #BIPOCinSTEM Learn about my journey and thoughts on how to support BIPOC in STEM at my #CloseTheGap discussion today! Tune in today at 7:00 pm ET. Thank you @lumakilabs for inviting me to speak at your event! ✨ link in bio ✨

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I always tell my mentees that ”the greatest weakness you have is the one you don't know about.” It is hard to address and issue when you don't know that something needs to be addressed. Find a friend, mentor, or colleague that you can trust to help you continuously grow! 💻 𝐒𝐡𝐞𝐫𝐲𝐥 𝐒𝐚𝐧𝐝𝐛𝐞𝐫𝐠 👩🏻‍💼⁣ ⁣ 𝐏𝐫𝐨𝐟𝐞𝐬𝐬𝐢𝐨𝐧: Chief Operating Officer of Facebook ⁣& Award-Winning Author ⁣ 𝐍𝐚𝐭𝐢𝐨𝐧𝐚𝐥𝐢𝐭𝐲: American (Jewish )⁣ ⁣ 𝐁𝐨𝐫𝐧: Washington, D.C. ⁣ ⁣ 𝐌𝐨𝐬𝐭 𝐊𝐧𝐨𝐰𝐧 𝐟𝐨𝐫: becoming the first woman on the board of Facebook and is known for her writing and activism for women in technology and business.⁣ ⁣ Hher first book was ”Lean In: Women, Work, and the Will to Lead,” co-authored by Nell Scovell.⁣ ⁣ 𝐈𝐧𝐬𝐩𝐢𝐫𝐞𝐝 𝐛𝐲 𝐡𝐞𝐫: impact! She’s an economist and businesswoman, served as Chief of Staff for United States Secretary of the Treasury Lawrence Summers before moving on to work at tech giant Google. Sandberg has been ranked one of the 50 "Most Powerful Women in Business" by Fortune. She has been listed as one of the world's 100 most powerful women by Forbes. She has done so much and certainly worth reading about! I enjoyed researching her story! #IfTheSheCan #SheCanSTEM #Facebook #HerSTEMStory #Google #BossLady #LeanIn

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#ChallengeAccepted @JessAddWater , thank you 🌊♥️ you are truly wonderful! Thank you for keeping me encouraged. #WomenEmpowerment I mean, isn't that what all of this is all about? #womensupportingwomen

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Who said people can’t learn to code while learning to dance? Look at Yamilee’s @STEMFromDance ! Who said she can’t use what she’s learned on the hockey rink for innovative architectural design? Check out @_thedailysass ! And who would have thought a neuroscientist would find a way to 3D print a violin for neurological studies? We can just ask @kaitlynhova ! When we look for inspiration everywhere, we will be amazed at how much we can learn from different fields! What “odd combination” of interest do you have? Mine are Scuba Diving & Aerospace Engineering — which are not all that different! ⁣ 📐 𝐌𝐚𝐫𝐲𝐚𝐦 𝐌𝐢𝐫𝐳𝐚𝐤𝐡𝐚𝐧𝐢 🧮⁣ ⁣ 𝐏𝐫𝐨𝐟𝐞𝐬𝐬𝐢𝐨𝐧: Mathematician ⁣ ⁣ 𝐍𝐚𝐭𝐢𝐨𝐧𝐚𝐥𝐢𝐭𝐲: Iranian⁣ ⁣ 𝐁𝐨𝐫𝐧: Tehran, Iran⁣ ⁣ 𝐌𝐨𝐬𝐭 𝐊𝐧𝐨𝐰𝐧 𝐟𝐨𝐫: becoming the first woman and first Iranian to win the prestigious Fields Medal, often considered the Nobel Prize of mathematics.⁣ ⁣ 𝐈𝐧𝐬𝐩𝐢𝐫𝐞𝐝 𝐛𝐲 𝐡𝐞𝐫: intelligence! As a mathematics major myself, I am impressed with how her mind worked and how she contribute to the mathematics community! In 2005, as a result of her research, she was honored in Popular Science's fourth annual "Brilliant 10" in which she was acknowledged as one of the top 10 young minds who have pushed their fields in innovative directions. Thank you for all your research and dedication. #IfThenSheCan #HerSTEMStory #ScienceQuotes #MathQuotes #HerStoryThen

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From being a Girl Scout to being apart of how to earn a Girl Scouts badge 🥰 What a journey!!! ✨ Repost✨ @ifthenshecan Make a difference!⁠⠀ ⁠⠀ Find out how you can use STEM to make a difference with a panel of our #IfThenSheCan Ambassadors and superstar women: an aerospace engineer from @Boeing @seesydsoar , a climate scientist from NASA’s Jet Propulsion Lab @dr .kimberleyrain, a software engineer from YouTube @stage2stem , and moderator @polycrystalhd a Molecular Neuroscientist. ⁠⠀ ⁠⠀ Hear directly from our panelists what it's like to be on the cutting edge of their fields as they tell you all about what they do, how they got there, and what first ignited their passion and interest in STEM.⁠⠀ ⁠⠀ You can learn more about Sydney Hamilton, Kim Swennen, Kimberley Rain, and Crystal Dilworth through our #IfThenCollection and register for this virtual event! *link in bio*

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We can get stuck behind other people’s no, our own doubts, and piles of excuses. Let’s be encouraged and empowered to get out there and reach for our goals! 👩‍✈️ 𝐀𝐦𝐞𝐥𝐢𝐚 𝐄𝐚𝐫𝐡𝐚𝐫𝐭 ✈️ ⁣ ⁣ 𝐏𝐫𝐨𝐟𝐞𝐬𝐬𝐢𝐨𝐧: Aviator ⁣ 𝐍𝐚𝐭𝐢𝐨𝐧𝐚𝐥𝐢𝐭𝐲: American⁣ ⁣ 𝐁𝐨𝐫𝐧: Atchison, Kansas⁣ ⁣ 𝐌𝐨𝐬𝐭 𝐊𝐧𝐨𝐰𝐧 𝐟𝐨𝐫: being the first female pilot to fly across the Atlantic Ocean⁣ ⁣ 𝐈𝐧𝐬𝐩𝐢𝐫𝐞𝐝 𝐛𝐲 𝐡𝐞𝐫: bravery! Earhart was the 16th woman to be issued a pilot's license. She had several notable flights, including becoming the first woman to fly across the Atlantic Ocean in 1928, as well as the first person to fly over both the Atlantic and Pacific. How incredible is it that she took a risk and did what no person had done before?! Her reminder to be brave, seek adventure, and to ”just do it” is something I can takeaway forever. #ifthenshecan #ameliaearhart #shecanstem #sciencequotes #womeninstem #womeninaviation #pilots #HerSTEMStory #herstorythen #sciencehistory

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‪This is a full 360 for me. I remember being in @girlscouts from 3rd through 12th grade. My best friend, @adrienne___elise , and I would go to events and do fun activities to earn badges. ‪Now, #GirlScouts can watch me in the @IfThenSheCan #STEM panel on July 30 to help earn their badge! 💚‬ @StageToSTEM , @dr .kimberleyrain, @polycrystalhd , and I will be sharing our love and passion for STEM. While showcasing there is now ”right way” or singular way to STEM! Your journey is perfect the way it is. ‪Let’s get more girls on the path to exploring STEM careers! #WomenInSTEM#IfThenSheCan #shecanstem

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IF she can see it, THEN she can be it. That is the motive. @ifthenshecan identified a huge gap in the representation of STEM women in media and sought out to change that. Now, there are 125 groundbreaking, boat-rocking, intelligent, and powerful women ambassadors here to change the face of STEM! But where can we see and meet these amazing women?!? Glad you asked, I am proud to announce the ifthencollection.org website has launched today!!! ‪&& It is the LARGEST free image library of #WOMENINSTEM . From Science Museums to Classroom Walls & more the #IFTHENCOLLECTION makes it possible for young women & girls to SEE themselves as the next #STEM pioneers.‬ Check out the link in my bio to see positive videos, STEM pictures and more celebrating women in STEM! (&& I’m honored to be one of them! 🥰 ) #Ifthenshecan ❤️

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I was asked “how do you think your time in college prepared you or did not prepare you for your career?” I really had to stop and think about this. We spend our whole lives preparing for our dream jobs and BOOM we get the job and..... now what?! @UOfMichigan is hosting a virtual camp for middle school and high school students this summer! At camp, the students are able to learn about different majors, opportunities, and career paths from Michigan alum! 💙💛💙 I had the privilege of being interviewed by University of Michigan student Zoe Espinoza! She is a mechanical engineer with a bright future and a true excitement for space exploration. 🤩 ❤️ 🚀 l We had a fruitful discussion about careers, life after college, and advice on what we should take away from our education. To see my interview & hear how I answered the question, check out the link in my bio! ✨ #ifthenshecan #shecanstem #uofmichigan #goblue

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Today @cbsunstoppable and the @cbsdreamteam aired a #MissionUnstoppableTV episode featuring me and my STEM Sister, @sarahinthesnow ! She is a bomb biomedical engineer and also an @ifthenshecan ambassador! 🧗‍♂️ 𝐒𝐚𝐫𝐚𝐡 𝗪𝐢𝐥𝐬𝐨𝐧 🦾⁣ ⁣ 𝐏𝐫𝐨𝐟𝐞𝐬𝐬𝐢𝐨𝐧: Biomedical Engineer⁣ ⁣ 𝐍𝐚𝐭𝐢𝐨𝐧𝐚𝐥𝐢𝐭𝐲: American⁣ ⁣ 𝐁𝐨𝐫𝐧: Colorado⁣ ⁣ 𝐌𝐨𝐬𝐭 𝐊𝐧𝐨𝐰𝐧 𝐟𝐨𝐫: her research dedicated to keeping people of all ages physically active through orthopaedic research and education in arthritis, healing, rehabilitation, and injury prevention at Steadman Philippon Research Institute (SPRI ). ⁣ ⁣ 𝐈𝐧𝐬𝐩𝐢𝐫𝐞𝐝 𝐛𝐲 𝐡𝐞𝐫: Resilience! It can be challenging when your interest change. She not only encourages me to make bold choices when I am uncertain, but has made major career moves and been successful because she followed her heart. That is something we can all learn from! #ifthenshecan #herstorynow #sciencequotes #inventor #womeninstem #shecanstem

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Airplanes fly people from place to place, but what flies the airplanes? Come soar the skies with me THIS Saturday! I'll be exploring the forces of flight... And hang gliding to show the forces work!!! 🦸🏾‍♀️🪁 Don’t miss @cbsunstoppable with @danniwashington , @mirandacosgrove and me this weekend on @cbsdreamteam ! Check out @cbstv app or see the link in bio to watch ✨ #IfThenSheCan #STEM #MissionUnstoppableTV

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In continuation of my @goldieblox #CuriosityCamp campisode celebration, I would like to shout out my @aaas @ifthenshecan ambassador sister, @debsterling ! Debbie the Founder and CEO of #GoldieBlox . 😍🎀⚒ Years ago, while watching the Super Bowl, I can remember seeing a commercial for GoldieBlox and thinking, ”wow I wish they had something like this for me when I was little.” Full circle, now, I am able to work with GoldieBlox and be the representation I wanted to see when I was younger. *heart melts* Thank you all so much for this opportunity and for letting little girls know that they cannot only be princesses but also build their own castles too! #ifthenshecan #herstorynow #sciencequotes #inventor #womeninstem

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It’s a bird… it’s a plane… no…. It’s a satellite?!? Did you know that there are a few thousand satellite orbiting the globe right now? 🛰️🌍 Check out my campisole on @GoldieBlox #CuriosityCamp , where Bomb.com Camp Leaders are teaching STEAM activities for summer camp! Get ready for paper mâché, star gazing and camp fires (s’mores not included ). This week I am the @Boeing Aerospace Engineer answering Quick Q’s about Satellites. To learn more about satellites - check out my #LinkInBio

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While it may be up for debate if one is better than the other, we can all agree having hope & curiosity for the future is a must. What are you hoping for? What are you curious about? I’m hoping to see more inspired youth and welcoming arms to diversity and STEM. I am, and always will be, curious about the sky above. ✨ What about you? 👀 _____________________________________ 📽 𝙃𝙚𝙙𝙮 𝙇𝙚𝙢𝙖𝙧𝙧 🎞 𝗣𝗿𝗼𝗳𝗲𝘀𝘀𝗶𝗼𝗻: Actress, Inventor, and Film Producer 𝗡𝗮𝘁𝗶𝗼𝗻𝗮𝗹𝗶𝘁𝘆:  Austrian-American 𝗕𝗼𝗿𝗻: Vienna, Austria-Hungary 𝗠𝗼𝘀𝘁 𝗞𝗻𝗼𝘄𝗻 𝗙𝗼𝗿: acting in over 30 films in her career spanning 28 years and co-invented an early version of frequency-hopping spread spectrum.Lamarr was also inducted into the ‘National Inventors Hall Of Fame’. 𝗜𝗻𝘀𝗽𝗶𝗿𝗲𝗱 𝗯𝘆 𝗵𝗲𝗿: Curiosity. Lamarr had no formal training and was primarily self-taught, she would work on her inventions in her spare time. During World War II, Lamarr learned that radio-controlled torpedoes, an emerging technology in naval war, could easily be jammed and set off course. She thought of creating a frequency-hopping signal that could not be tracked or jammed. She conceived an idea and contacted her friend, composer and pianist George Antheil, to help her implement it. Together they developed a device for doing that, when he succeeded by synchronizing a miniaturized player-piano mechanism with radio signals. They drafted designs for the frequency-hopping system, which they patented. Today, various spread-spectrum techniques are incorporated into Bluetooth technology and are similar to methods used in legacy versions of Wi-Fi.⠀ ⠀ #IfThenSheCan #WomenInSTEM #ScienceHistory #HerstoryThen #HerSTEMStory #STEMQuotes

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I’ve been told to get my head out of the clouds... Little did they know how far above the clouds my mind was. 🌌 I have unwaveringly dreamed of being in the sky. Now, I have airplane and satellite parts soaring the world and the galaxy with my name on it. ✈️♥️🛰 When your head is in the clouds, what do you dream of? What dream are you going to make a reality? ✨ #DreamsDoComeTrue #HeadInTheClouds #Focused #iNeedMySpace 📸 @rawra .avis

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On June 24, NASA proudly announced the Mary W. Jackson NASA Headquarters building. It appropriately sits on ‘Hidden Figures Way.’ Congratulations Mary, thank you for being an inspiration and for making way for people like me. 🚀 𝐌𝐚𝐫𝐲 𝐉𝐚𝐜𝐤𝐬𝐨𝐧 🚀 ⁣ ⁣ ✨ 𝐏𝐫𝐨𝐟𝐞𝐬𝐬𝐢𝐨𝐧: American mathematician and aerospace engineer at the National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics (NACA ), which would later become the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA )⁣ ⁣ ✨ 𝐄𝐝𝐮𝐜𝐚𝐭𝐢𝐨𝐧:  Hampton Institute in 1942 with a double degree in Mathematics and Physical Science⁣ ⁣ ✨ 𝐍𝐚𝐭𝐢𝐨𝐧𝐚𝐥𝐢𝐭𝐲: American (Black )⁣ ⁣ ✨ 𝐁𝐨𝐫𝐧: 1921 in Hampton, Virginia (USA )⁣ ⁣ ✨ 𝐌𝐨𝐬𝐭 𝐊𝐧𝐨𝐰𝐧 𝐟𝐨𝐫: Becoming NASA’s first black female engineer; and possibly the first in her field.⁣ ⁣ ✨ 𝐈𝐧𝐬𝐩𝐢𝐫𝐞𝐝 𝐛𝐲 𝐡𝐞𝐫: unwavering determination. The actress Playing Role in Hidden Figures (Janelle Monáe ) said “I plan on being an engineer at NASA…I have no choice but to be the first.” The traditional stereotype of engineers, especially during the segregation era of the 1950s, was that they were a white, male force. For Mary Jackson, this presented a huge challenge to becoming an engineer.⁣ ⁣ Despite all the obstacles that were thrown along Mary Jackson's path, she successfully became an engineer at NACA. Because of her intelligence and courage, she was one of the engineers that helped America win the space race. Furthermore, she has also significantly contributed to NASA's Project Mercury. ⁣ ⁣ In 1979, after being frustrated by her inability to land a management-level position, Jackson decided to leave the engineering department and accept a demotion in the Langley’s Federal Women’s Program Manager. Through working in this wing of NASA, Mary Jackson was able to influence the hiring and promotion of future female mathematicians, engineers, and scientists⁣. #ifthenshecan #shecanstem #herstory #maryjackson #nasa #hiddenfigures #unhiddenfigures

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✨ I’m almost ready for my close up ✨ ...but what should I wear while watching the @DayTimeEmmy ’s from home tomorrow night?!? ⠀⠀ Should I wear Option A or B? Vote in the comments! 👇🏾 ⠀⠀ Super proud that @CBSUnstoppable is nominated for TWO Daytime Emmys. So, I’ll be tuning in to cheer them on! ⠀⠀ Don’t forget to tune in THIS FRIDAY at 8/7c to watch (and cheer on ) the #DaytimeEmmys on  @CBSAllAccess  and  @cbstv ! The event will be hosted by the lovely ladies of  @thetalkcbs . ⠀⠀ If you haven't already, check out the Mission Unstoppable show. See link in my bio for the episodes I was featured in! (Ep. 17 & 21 )

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Happy International Women in Engineering Day!⁣ ⁣ Let's uplift each other and celebrate #InternationalWomenInEngineeringDay ⠀⠀ ⁣ ⁣ ✨ 𝐓𝐚𝐠 𝐬𝐨𝐦𝐞 𝐚𝐦𝐚𝐳𝐢𝐧𝐠 𝐰𝐨𝐦𝐞𝐧 𝐢𝐧 𝐄𝐧𝐠𝐢𝐧𝐞𝐞𝐫𝐢𝐧𝐠 𝐭𝐡𝐚𝐭 𝐲𝐨𝐮 𝐤𝐧𝐨𝐰 𝐢𝐧 𝐭𝐡𝐞 𝐜𝐨𝐦𝐦𝐞𝐧𝐭𝐬 𝐛𝐞𝐥𝐨𝐰!✨ ⁣ (I'm looking for more people to follow )⁣ ⠀⠀⁣ Today, I am celebrating 10 Aerospace Women making power moves:⁣ @thesteamcollab @astrotoya @izzylapidus @astronaia_ @ndakota_kate @astronautstarbright @aerognome @aerogaelle @jupiter_joness@laurenthesavage ⁣ ⁣ Who else should I follow today?! 👀 ⠀⠀ ⁣ ⁣ ⁣ #WomenInEngineering #WomenInAerospace #WomenInAviation #WomenInSTEM

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I 𝐚𝐦 the hope and the dream of the slave. ⁣ ⁣ I had to do the #EssenceChallenge for a #Juneteenth celebration! Happy Juneteenth 🖤 ⁣ ⁣ ⁣ ⁣ #stillirise #VogueChallenge

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Why wait for someone to invite you to have a seat at the table, when you can pull up a chair yourself? Sometimes, we have have to be the push we need and not wait on others. Believe in yourself! ⁣ ⁣ ✨ 𝐌𝐚𝐝𝐚𝐦 𝐂.𝐉. 𝗪𝐚𝐥𝐤𝐞𝐫 ✨ ⁣ ⁣ Madam C.J. Walker invented a line of African American hair products after suffering from a scalp ailment that resulted in her own hair loss. Her business acumen led her to be one of the first American women to become a self-made millionaire. ⁣ ⁣ She promoted her products by traveling around the country giving lecture-demonstrations and eventually established Madame C.J. Walker Laboratories to manufacture cosmetics and train sales beauticians. ⁣ ⁣ She was also known for her philanthropic endeavors, including a donation toward the construction of an Indianapolis YMCA in 1913. ⁣ ⁣ #ifthenshecan #womeninstem #womenentrepreneurs #herstorythen #HerStory

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