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Lightbulb Moment

Lightbulb Moment

By Jothi Ramaswamy
Lightbulb Moment is a podcast spotlighting incredible women who have unique experiences and stories to tell at the intersection of STEM, media, and entrepreneurship
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Camsie McAdams - Director of STEM Curriculum @ Discovery Education
Camsie McAdams is the Director of STEM Curriculum at Discovery Education, and has had previous roles as a teacher and as a part of the Department of Education in the Obama White House. Lightbulb Moment is a podcast focused on spotlighting women in STEM, media, and entrepreneurship. This podcast is brought to you by the partnership between Jothi Ramaswamy and ThinkSTEAM, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization dedicated to bridging the gender gap in STEAM through various initiatives, including this podcast. Keep up with Camsie: Twitter: @CamsieMcAdams Learn more about Lightbulb Moment: Instagram: @lightbulbmomentpodcast Twitter: @lightbulbmomxnt Website: https://anchor.fm/lightbulb-moment Learn more about Jothi Ramaswamy: Instagram: @jothiramaswamy Twitter: @jothi_ramaswamy Website: http://jothiramaswamy.com/ Learn more about ThinkSTEAM: Instagram: @thinksteaminc Twitter: @thinksteaminc Website: http://www.thinksteam4girls.org/
42:51
April 16, 2021
Julie Samuels - Executive Director of Tech:NYC
Julie Samuels is the Executive Director of Tech:NYC, is an engaged network of tech leaders working to foster a dynamic, diverse, and creative New York. It represents New York City’s technology industry with government, civic institutions, in business, and in the media. Its primary goals are to attract tech talent to the city and to advocate for policies that will help tech companies grow. Keep up with Tech:NYC: Twitter: @TechNYC Keep up with Julie: Twitter: @JuliePSamuels Lightbulb Moment is a podcast focused on spotlighting women in STEM, media, and entrepreneurship. This podcast is brought to you by the partnership between Jothi Ramaswamy and ThinkSTEAM, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization dedicated to bridging the gender gap in STEAM through various initiatives, including this podcast. Learn more about Lightbulb Moment: Instagram: @lightbulbmomentpodcast Twitter: @lightbulbmomxnt Website: https://anchor.fm/lightbulb-moment Learn more about Jothi Ramaswamy: Instagram: @jothiramaswamy Twitter: @jothi_ramaswamy Website: http://jothiramaswamy.com/ Learn more about ThinkSTEAM: Instagram: @thinksteaminc Twitter: @thinksteaminc Website: http://www.thinksteam4girls.org/
42:24
March 26, 2021
Becky Case - VP of Engineering @ Rent The Runway
Becky Case is currently a VP of Engineering at Rent the Runway. Rent the Runway is an online service that provides designer dress and accessory rentals. Lightbulb Moment is a podcast focused on spotlighting women in STEM, media, and entrepreneurship. This podcast is brought to you by the partnership between Jothi Ramaswamy and ThinkSTEAM, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization dedicated to bridging the gender gap in STEAM through various initiatives, including this podcast. Learn more about Lightbulb Moment: Instagram: @lightbulbmomentpodcast Twitter: @lightbulbmomxnt Website: https://anchor.fm/lightbulb-moment Learn more about Jothi Ramaswamy: Instagram: @jothiramaswamy Twitter: @jothi_ramaswamy Website: http://jothiramaswamy.com/ Learn more about ThinkSTEAM: Instagram: @thinksteaminc Twitter: @thinksteaminc Website: http://www.thinksteam4girls.org/
28:58
March 18, 2021
Kirsten Wolberg - CTOO at DocuSign
Kirsten Wolberg is currently the Chief Technology and Operations Officer (CTOO) at DocuSign.  Lightbulb Moment is a podcast focused on spotlighting women in STEM, media, and entrepreneurship. This podcast is brought to you by the partnership between Jothi Ramaswamy and ThinkSTEAM, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization dedicated to bridging the gender gap in STEAM through various initiatives, including this podcast. Learn more about Lightbulb Moment: Instagram: @lightbulbmomentpodcast Twitter: @lightbulbmomxnt Website: https://anchor.fm/lightbulb-moment Learn more about Jothi Ramaswamy: Instagram: @jothiramaswamy Twitter: @jothi_ramaswamy Website: http://jothiramaswamy.com/ Learn more about ThinkSTEAM: Instagram: @thinksteaminc Twitter: @thinksteaminc Website: http://www.thinksteam4girls.org/
26:14
March 8, 2021
Stephanie Kaplan Lewis - Co-founder, CEO, and Editor-In-Chief at Her Campus
Stephanie Kaplan Lewis is a co-founder, chief executive officer, and editor-in-chief of Her Campus, an online magazine targeted toward American college women. Her Campus Media is the #1 media portfolio for Gen Z, reaching 100MM+ social followers and 13MM+ monthly unique visitors across its family of brands Her Campus, Spoon University, College Fashionista, InfluenceHer Collective, and Generation Hired. Keep up with Her Campus: Instagram/Twitter: @HerCampus Keep up with Stephanie: Instagram/Twitter: @StephKapLewis Lightbulb Moment is a podcast focused on spotlighting women in STEM, media, and entrepreneurship. This podcast is brought to you by the partnership between Jothi Ramaswamy and ThinkSTEAM, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization dedicated to bridging the gender gap in STEAM through various initiatives, including this podcast. Learn more about Lightbulb Moment: Instagram: @lightbulbmomentpodcast Twitter: @lightbulbmomxnt Website: https://anchor.fm/lightbulb-moment Learn more about Jothi Ramaswamy: Instagram: @jothiramaswamy Twitter: @jothi_ramaswamy Website: http://jothiramaswamy.com/ Learn more about ThinkSTEAM: Instagram: @thinksteaminc Twitter: @thinksteaminc Website: http://www.thinksteam4girls.org/
34:40
March 1, 2021
Alliyah Steele - Applying to College During the Pandemic #Harvard2025
Alliyah Steele, ThinkSTEAM’s Program Co-Director. Alliyah is an ambitious senior in high school and very recently just got some amazing news that she has been accepted into Harvard’s Class of 2025 through early action. Listen to us talk about our experience with tech, ThinkSTEAM, and applying to college during the pandemic! Lightbulb Moment is a podcast focused on spotlighting women in STEM, media, and entrepreneurship. This podcast is brought to you by the partnership between Jothi Ramaswamy and ThinkSTEAM, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization dedicated to bridging the gender gap in STEAM through various initiatives, including this podcast. Learn more about Lightbulb Moment: Instagram: @lightbulbmomentpodcast Twitter: @lightbulbmomxnt Website: https://anchor.fm/lightbulb-moment Learn more about Jothi Ramaswamy: Instagram: @jothiramaswamy Twitter: @jothi_ramaswamy Website: http://jothiramaswamy.com/ Learn more about ThinkSTEAM: Instagram: @thinksteaminc Twitter: @thinksteaminc Website: http://www.thinksteam4girls.org/
33:02
December 27, 2020
Angelika Fretzen - Entrepreneurship, Pharmaceuticals, and Vaccines
Angelika Fretzen is an Executive at the Harvard Wyss Institute and has previous experience with business, entrepreneurship, and pharmaceuticals. Listen to us talk about Angelika's experience with how she landed at Harvard, and listen to us discuss pharmaceuticals and their relevancy in the COVID19 Pandemic! Lightbulb Moment is a podcast focused on spotlighting women in STEM, media, and entrepreneurship. This podcast is brought to you by the partnership between Jothi Ramaswamy and ThinkSTEAM, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization dedicated to bridging the gender gap in STEAM through various initiatives, including this podcast. Learn more about Lightbulb Moment: Instagram: @lightbulbmomentpodcast Twitter: @lightbulbmomxnt Website: https://anchor.fm/lightbulb-moment Learn more about Jothi Ramaswamy: Instagram: @jothiramaswamy Twitter: @jothi_ramaswamy Website: http://jothiramaswamy.com/ Learn more about ThinkSTEAM: Instagram: @thinksteaminc Twitter: @thinksteaminc Website: http://www.thinksteam4girls.org/
40:15
December 18, 2020
Elena Glassman - Human Computer Interaction
Elena Glassman is an Assistant Professor of Computer Science at Harvard University, specializing in Human Computer Interaction. Listen in as we discuss how Elena ended up as an assistant professor, and listen to us discuss the field of HCI! Lightbulb Moment is a podcast focused on spotlighting women in STEM, media, and entrepreneurship. This podcast is brought to you by the partnership between Jothi Ramaswamy and ThinkSTEAM, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization dedicated to bridging the gender gap in STEAM through various initiatives, including this podcast. Learn more about Lightbulb Moment: Instagram: @lightbulbmomentpodcast Twitter: @lightbulbmomxnt Website: https://anchor.fm/lightbulb-moment Learn more about Jothi Ramaswamy: Instagram: @jothiramaswamy Twitter: @jothi_ramaswamy Website: http://jothiramaswamy.com/ Learn more about ThinkSTEAM: Instagram: @thinksteaminc Twitter: @thinksteaminc Website: http://www.thinksteam4girls.org/
38:23
December 10, 2020
Elaine Short - Navigating Computer Science in College
Elaine Short is an assistant professor in computer science at Tufts University who researches robotics. She focuses specifically on assistive technology and social robotics and designing new algorithms for robots to help individuals with disabilities. Listen in as we discuss how Elaine ended up as an assistant professor, and listen to us discuss different career paths in CS throughout undergraduate and graduate education! Lightbulb Moment is a podcast focused on spotlighting women in STEM, media, and entrepreneurship. This podcast is brought to you by the partnership between Jothi Ramaswamy and ThinkSTEAM, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization dedicated to bridging the gender gap in STEAM through various initiatives, including this podcast. Learn more about Lightbulb Moment: Instagram: @lightbulbmomentpodcast Twitter: @lightbulbmomxnt Website: https://anchor.fm/lightbulb-moment Learn more about Jothi Ramaswamy: Instagram: @jothiramaswamy Twitter: @jothi_ramaswamy Website: http://jothiramaswamy.com/ Learn more about ThinkSTEAM: Instagram: @thinksteaminc Twitter: @thinksteaminc Website: http://www.thinksteam4girls.org/
41:19
December 3, 2020
Akshaya Dinesh - Co-founder of Ladder
Akshaya Dinesh is a student on leave at Stanford University and is the co-founder of Ladder. Listen in as we talk about Akshaya's experience from studying computer science at Stanford University and going to hackathons to eventually starting her own company! Keep up with Akshaya: Twitter: @AkshayaDinesh19 Lightbulb Moment is a podcast focused on spotlighting women in STEM, media, and entrepreneurship. This podcast is brought to you by the partnership between Jothi Ramaswamy and ThinkSTEAM, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization dedicated to bridging the gender gap in STEAM through various initiatives, including this podcast. Learn more about Lightbulb Moment: Instagram: @lightbulbmomentpodcast Twitter: @lightbulbmomxnt Website: https://anchor.fm/lightbulb-moment Learn more about Jothi Ramaswamy: Instagram: @jothiramaswamy Twitter: @jothi_ramaswamy Website: http://jothiramaswamy.com/ Learn more about ThinkSTEAM: Instagram: @thinksteaminc Twitter: @thinksteaminc Website: http://www.thinksteam4girls.org/
34:07
November 27, 2020
Jessica Meir - Journey to becoming a NASA Astronaut
Jessica Meir is an astrobiologist and a NASA Astronaut. She just came back from the International Space Station this April, and is notable for being a part of the first all-women spacewalk. Listen in as we talk about Jessica's experience from studying biology at Brown University to achieving her dream of going into space! Keep up with Jessica: Instagram: @Astro_Jessica Twitter: @Astro_Jessica Lightbulb Moment is a podcast focused on spotlighting women in STEM, media, and entrepreneurship. This podcast is brought to you by the partnership between Jothi Ramaswamy and ThinkSTEAM, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization dedicated to bridging the gender gap in STEAM through various initiatives, including this podcast. Learn more about Lightbulb Moment: Instagram: @lightbulbmomentpodcast Twitter: @lightbulbmomxnt Website: https://anchor.fm/lightbulb-moment Learn more about Jothi Ramaswamy: Instagram: @jothiramaswamy Twitter: @jothi_ramaswamy Website: http://jothiramaswamy.com/ Learn more about ThinkSTEAM: Instagram: @thinksteaminc Twitter: @thinksteaminc Website: http://www.thinksteam4girls.org/
43:19
November 18, 2020
Ruthe Farmer - White House, CSforALL, and Inclusion Entrepreneurship
Ruthe Farmer is Farmer is currently the Chief Evangelist for CSforAll and she was a senior policy advisor for tech inclusion at the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy in the Obama administration[1] and Chief Strategy and Growth Officer at the National Center for Women & Information Technology. Listen in as we talk about Ruthe's experience as an inspiring inclusion entrepreneur! Keep up with Ruthe: Twitter: @RutheF Last Mile Education Fund: @MileFund CSforALL: @CSforALL Lightbulb Moment is a podcast focused on spotlighting women in STEM, media, and entrepreneurship. This podcast is brought to you by the partnership between Jothi Ramaswamy and ThinkSTEAM, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization dedicated to bridging the gender gap in STEAM through various initiatives, including this podcast. Learn more about Lightbulb Moment: Instagram: @lightbulbmomentpodcast Twitter: @lightbulbmomxnt Website: https://anchor.fm/lightbulb-moment Learn more about Jothi Ramaswamy: Instagram: @jothiramaswamy Twitter: @jothi_ramaswamy Website: http://jothiramaswamy.com/ Learn more about ThinkSTEAM: Instagram: @thinksteaminc Twitter: @thinksteaminc Website: http://www.thinksteam4girls.org/
45:31
November 11, 2020
Sara Dietschy - Living her Creative Life
Sara Dietschy is a content creator who creates YouTube videos surrounding video and technology. She also has a podcast, That Creative Life, where she talks with artists and business professionals about how they live their most creative lives.  Listen in as we talk about Sara's experience going from being a computer science dropout to being an awesome content creator! Keep up with Sara: Instagram: @SaraDietschy Twitter: @SaraDietschy That Creative Life: @thatcrtvlife Lightbulb Moment is a podcast focused on spotlighting women in STEM, media, and entrepreneurship. This podcast is brought to you by the partnership between Jothi Ramaswamy and ThinkSTEAM, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization dedicated to bridging the gender gap in STEAM through various initiatives, including this podcast. Learn more about Lightbulb Moment: Instagram: @lightbulbmomentpodcast Twitter: @lightbulbmomxnt Website: https://anchor.fm/lightbulb-moment Learn more about Jothi Ramaswamy: Instagram: @jothiramaswamy Twitter: @jothi_ramaswamy Website: http://jothiramaswamy.com/ Learn more about ThinkSTEAM: Instagram: @thinksteaminc Twitter: @thinksteaminc Website: http://www.thinksteam4girls.org/
39:43
October 28, 2020
iJustine - All Things Tech and YouTube
Justine Ezarik, more famously known as iJustine, is a content creator who is best known for being a YouTuber personality. She creates videos surrounding technology, lifestyle, gaming, and more. She has also recently launched her podcast Same Brain with her sister, Jenna. Listen in as we talk about Justine's experience starting off with web development and then becoming a content creator! Keep up with iJustine: Instagram: @iJustine Twitter: @iJustine Same Brain: https://www.youtube.com/samebrain Lightbulb Moment is a podcast focused on spotlighting women in STEM, media, and entrepreneurship. This podcast is brought to you by the partnership between Jothi Ramaswamy and ThinkSTEAM, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization dedicated to bridging the gender gap in STEAM through various initiatives, including this podcast. Learn more about Lightbulb Moment: Instagram: @lightbulbmomentpodcast Twitter: @lightbulbmomxnt Website: https://anchor.fm/lightbulb-moment Learn more about Jothi Ramaswamy: Instagram: @jothiramaswamy Twitter: @jothi_ramaswamy Website: http://jothiramaswamy.com/ Learn more about ThinkSTEAM: Instagram: @thinksteaminc Twitter: @thinksteaminc Website: http://www.thinksteam4girls.org/
38:22
October 21, 2020
Welcome to Lightbulb Moment!
Lightbulb Moment is a podcast focused on spotlighting women in STEM, media, and entrepreneurship. This podcast is brought to you by the partnership between Jothi Ramaswamy and ThinkSTEAM, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization dedicated to bridging the gender gap in STEAM through various initiatives, including this podcast. Learn more about Lightbulb Moment: Instagram: @lightbulbmomentpodcast Twitter: @lightbulbmomxnt Website: https://anchor.fm/lightbulb-moment Learn more about Jothi Ramaswamy: Instagram: @jothiramaswamy Twitter: @jothi_ramaswamy Website: http://jothiramaswamy.com/ Learn more about ThinkSTEAM: Instagram: @thinksteaminc Twitter: @thinksteaminc Website: http://www.thinksteam4girls.org/
02:56
October 17, 2020