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“Make No Little Plans; They Stir Not Men’s Blood”, A Tribute to Our Women in Science & Technology

Monday, June 18th, 2012

Marie Curie, Women in Science & TechnologyAuthor: Madhu Beriwal, CEO & President of IEM

June is National Women in Science and Technology Month. Nationwide only 20% of jobs in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) are held by women.  As a female CEO of a consulting firm focused on the use of science and technology to improve global safety and security,  I’d like to take a moment to recognize the notable achievements of our women in science and technology whose work is changing perceptions of women throughout their respective disciplines.

I’d like to take a moment to recognize the notable achievements of our women in science and technology whose work is changing perceptions of women throughout their respective disciplines.

One of my favorite quotes is:

“Make no little plans; they stir not men’s blood”

To generate excitement, attention, and change, we are challenged to Think Big and Dream Big. IEM’s  women in science and technology—software developers, psychologists, statisticians, analysts, emergency managers, and more—are using their expertise, brainpower, and creativity to think big and accomplish more, inspiring others to do the same. I am very proud of what they are accomplishing in their fields, some of which includes:  (more…)