Episode 6: Abbott’s Shaping the Future of STEM: How to Navigate Change in the STEM Fields: Podcast

Episode 6: Abbott’s Shaping the Future of STEM: How to Navigate Change in the STEM Fields: Podcast

Abbott’s Agnes Ortega and engineering intern Ixchelle Hernández Lebrón discuss navigating STEM careers amid a new culture.

In this edition of Shaping the Future of STEM, college intern Ixchelle Hernández Lebrón interviews Agnes Ortega, divisional vice president of Global Compliance and Quality Operations at Abbott. Listen as Agnes and Ixchelle discuss navigating a STEM career amid a new culture, the similarities between engineering and art and leadership lessons for women.

Ixchelle, who is earning her chemical engineering degree at the University of Puerto Rico, is the latest host on Shaping the Future of STEM. Every podcast episode features different female Abbott high school and college interns as they interview female Abbott STEM professionals from across the company. As a global health technology company committed to providing opportunities for students in science, technology, engineering and math, we offer opportunities around the world including our award-winning high school and college internship programs.

About Shaping the Future of STEM: Free 6-Part Podcast Series from Abbott

Abbott Laboratories 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 the important role women will have in doing so.

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