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Back from the brink: A new start for WiSTEM

Back from the brink: A new start for WiSTEM

Alyssa Umino

September 26, 2019

In the face of last year’s disappointments, the Women in STEM club holds its first meeting to promote a new start

WiSTEM officers discuss their plans for Bay Area Research Exposition this year

WiSTEM officers discuss their plans for Bay Area Research Exposition this year

Zara Iqbal

December 17, 2018

  On Nov. 14, Women in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (WiSTEM) held an informational meeting about the Bay Area Research Exposition (BARE), which previously took place at Google Headquarters in April. MVHS, Saratoga HS and Lynbrook HS hold and participate in the exposition every year...

Lava lamps in Erlenmeyer Flasks

Lava lamps in Erlenmeyer Flasks

Zara Iqbal and Ruth Feng

October 19, 2018

On Oct. 17, members of Women in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (WiSTEM) gathered in biology teacher Lora Lerner’s room during lunch for their first experiment of the year: the lava lamp lab. via GIPHY With input from club members, WiSTEM decided to host this lab in particular. To make these lava la...

Students joining WiSTEM share their interests about the club

Students joining WiSTEM share their interests about the club

Zara Iqbal

February 7, 2018

hen the lunch bell rang on Feb. 5, students rushed into the rally court to see what clubs they would consider joining in 2018. Similar to  many other clubs, WiSTEM had their own poster board up for the new semester, showcasing facts about the club and women in the STEM field. Senior and vice pr...

Q&A: WiSTEM president addresses her club experience

Q&A: WiSTEM president addresses her club experience

Zara Iqbal

September 15, 2017

Having been part of WiSTEM since her freshman year, senior Rakhi Banerjee is proud to be president of the club this year. Banerjee is interested in the field of medicine and WiSTEM helps her pursue her passion, as well as share it with others. Read below to see her views on women in the STEM field, her...

WiSTEM creates problem-solving based science experiments

WiSTEM creates problem-solving based science experiments

Ashish Samaddar

November 26, 2013

Club engages in labs and exposition focused on problem-solving rather than technical knowledge. Read More »...

STEM-ing of equality

STEM-ing of equality

Mihir Joshi

September 26, 2012

  According to the American Society for Engineering Education, in 2008 men received more than 4 times the bachelor's degrees engineering than women did. The Women in Science Technology Engineering and Mathematics club that was founded this year attempts to aid in the process of counteracting fig...

New club promotes girls’ interest in STEM fields

New club promotes girls’ interest in STEM fields

Karen Feng

May 24, 2012

Since the disbandment of the Girls in Engineering, Mathematics and Science club in 2005, there have been no women-targeted science, technology, engineering and mathematics clubs on campus. Women in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics officers sophomores Molly Vora, Pooja Desai, Namra...