SHAPING THE FUTURE OF STEM

Free 6-Part Podcast Series from Abbott

Abbott Is Changing the Face of STEM

We’ve partnered with Abbott to showcase its groundbreaking podcast series, Shaping the Future of STEM.

As a global health technology company that recruits world-class scientists and engineers, Abbott knows women are critical to solving the world’s biggest problems with smart, imaginative thinking. In this unique series, you will learn firsthand from Abbott female high school and college interns interviewing Abbott female scientists and engineers on topics such as:

  • Paths to STEM careers
  • Challenges women may face in STEM and how to overcome them
  • Why working in STEM is rewarding
  • Exploding science lab projects!
  • And much more!

This series is perfect for STEM faculty and staff, career and guidance counselors and other student advisors, diversity and inclusion personnel, librarians, parents, students, and anyone else interested in changing the face of STEM and learning about the important role women will have in doing so.

We’ll share each new podcast in the series as it’s released throughout 2021—check back for new episodes!

6-Part Podcast Series Releasing throughout 2021

EPISODE 1
How to Find STEM Success? Learn to Pivot.

Neuroscientist Beth McQuiston talks with intern Jomi Babatunde-Omoya about how flexibility builds career success.

In this edition of Shaping the Future of STEM, host and high school intern Jomi Babatunde-Omoya speaks with Dr. Beth McQuiston, a neurologist, registered dietician and medical director for Abbott’s diagnostics business. Jomi calls her a “STEM triple threat.” Listen as Beth shares how she found her way amid the science, technology, engineering and math fields and offers advice to young women looking to do the same.

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EPISODE 2
How to Find Support When You’re Studying STEM

Abbott intern Diya Iyer talks with Betsy Wille about how to find support when you’re studying STEM subjects.

In this edition of Shaping the Future of STEM, college intern Diya Iyer – who is majoring in computer engineering at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign – speaks with Betsy Wille, Abbott’s Chief Information Security Officer. Listen as Betsy and Diya talk about what it’s like to be one of the only girls in their STEM classes and the tools they used to find support.

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ABOUT ABBOTT

ABBOTT IS CREATING LIFE-CHANGING TECHNOLOGY

From removing the regular pain of fingersticks as people manage their diabetes to connecting patients to doctors with real-time information monitoring their hearts, from easing chronic pain and movement disorders to testing half the world’s blood donations to ensure a healthy supply, our purpose is to make the world a better place by bringing life-changing health technologies to the people who need them. That’s our commitment to helping you live your best life.

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  • #1 in Healthcare
  • #1 in Data Analytics
  • #1 in Engineering. 
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