STEAM Boston Podcast

STEAM Boston Podcast

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Are you looking for Career Advice? Are you in the "Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Mathematics" field? The STEAM Boston Podcast features students & professionals in the Greater Boston area that are doing great things! We help inidivudals with career advice and career exploration related to the STEAM field!
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Are you looking for Career Advice? Are you in the "Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Mathematics" field? The STEAM Boston Podcast features students & professionals in the Greater Boston area that are doing great things! We help inidivudals with career advice and career exploration related to the STEAM field!
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S2:E7 - Brighter Boston - Paid Internships on Professional Theatre, Concerts, and Special Events
We had the opportunity to learn more about Brighter Boston, a non-profit partnership of the top producers and venues in the region, on a Saturday afternoon. Ann Sousa and Daniel Jentzen shared their vision for Brighter Boston. Brighter Boston serves public school teenagers age 16 and up. Brighter Boston interns get real-world job experience with at least 100 hours per year of paid work.
26:36
November 24, 2019
S2:E6 - Founder Spotlight - Olu Ibrahim of Kids in Tech
Kids in Tech was founded in 2016 in Lowell, Massachusetts to prepare disadvantaged kids with interactive, free after school programs in computers and technology. By 2024, 80% of the top 10 most in-demand STEM jobs in the Greater Lowell area will be in technology – and, these are the some of the top most desired skills for many growing industries across the country. In the past three years, Kids in Tech has offered programs at four different sites serving low-income kids in the Lowell area. Check out our interview with Olu Ibrahim!
30:48
November 6, 2019
S2:E5 - Amma Marfo: Rethinking the stigma of Introversion and how it can create change in career culture
We talked to Amma Marfo, a speaker and facilitator. Amma trains large corporations, nonprofits and college campuses around the idea of using creativity and finding ways your temperament can best work for you in the workplace. Amma is also the author of The I’s Have it, a book detailing the importance of understanding the roles introversion and extroversion should play in our society. We had a very insightful conversion around subjects like introverts vs extroverts, fundamental changes to career searching and STEAM vs STEM.
25:24
November 4, 2019
S2:E4 - Christy Felix CEO uHustle and Forbes 30 Under 30 Scholar: Her Story - Part 2
A few weeks ago we had the opportunity to sit down and talk with Christy Felix about her journey. Christy Felix is the CEO of uHustle. A university-based marketplace focused on giving students the tools to sell and market their side hustle. Christy Felix started the uHustle after she realized she was having trouble getting customers for her own hair braiding hustle. After growing the idea in various entrepreneurship classes and speaking with friends and colleagues she founded uHustle October of 2018. Christy Felix has also been awarded the opportunity to represent her university at the Forbes 30 Under 30 summit. A prestigious event only awards to those who are making great strides in their community. It was an honor and pleasure speaking with Christy, listen to her story here at STEAM Boston. This is part two of a two-part series.
19:46
October 30, 2019
S2:E3 - Christy Felix CEO uHustle and Forbes 30 Under 30 Scholar: Her Story - Part 1
A few weeks ago we had the opportunity to sit down and talk with Christy Felix about her journey. Christy Felix is the CEO of uHustle. A university-based marketplace focused on giving students the tools to sell and market their side hustle. Christy Felix started the uHustle after she realized she was having trouble getting customers for her own hair braiding hustle. After growing the idea in various entrepreneurship classes and speaking with friends and collugues she founded uHustle October of 2018. Christy Felix has also been awarded the opportunity to represent her university at the Forbes 30 Under 30 summit. A prestigious event only awards to those who are making great strides in their community. It was an honor and pleasure speaking with Christy, listen to her story here at STEAM Boston. Read the article here: https://www.steamboston.com/christy-felix-ceo-uhustle-and-forbes-30-under-30-scholar-her-story/
18:08
October 28, 2019
S2:E2 - Advice for Seniors in College (Special Guest - Marcus Fergus & Yiwen Deng)
In Season 2, Episode 2, we will be introducing two special guests. Marcus Fergus (our new Chief Strategy Officer) and Yiwen Deng. In this episode, we will talk about advice for college students entering their Senior year. We talk about our own experiences of finding a job and the challenges we have faced. Stay tuned!
14:26
May 28, 2019
S2:E1 - What the Hell Is STEAM Boston?
In Season 2 - Episode 1, we’re going to be introducing the Co-Founders of STEAM Boston. CEO, Will Ma and COO, Kunle Lawal will be telling the story of how STEAM Boston got started and what we plan to do in the future. This is the long-awaited episode that you have been waiting for. Want to learn more about STEAM Boston, well this is the episode that will give you the whole spiel.  
14:58
May 20, 2019
S1:E6 - Building Medli Music and Importance of Diversity in the Workplace
Mogahid Fadl is currently a Senior at Wentworth Institute of Technology majoring in Computer Information Systems. Mogahid talks about Medli Music, which is essentially a mobile jukebox. You can play, you can request songs and play songs, and it’s done through two different interfaces. The first interface is for users. Pretty much what they’ll do is they’ll go in, they’ll enter a code for whatever party, the “keyword” party, or whatever setting name or title it is. And then they’ll be able to search for a song and send that song request. Mogahid also talks about the importance of diversity in the workplace.
16:34
February 9, 2019
S1:E5 - Building an AR Playground and Passion for Product Management
Alyssa is a currently Junior at Wentworth Institute of Technology majoring in Computer Science with a dual minor in Electrical Engineering and Applied Mathematics. Alyssa talks about the journey of getting into product management in future and building an AR playground for the past 6 months at Accelerate, the innovation & entrepreneurship center at Wentworth. 
15:27
February 3, 2019
S1:E4 - The Story of #BlackTechTwitter and Becoming a Resilient Coder
For Episode 4, Pariss Athena talks about creating #BlackTechTwitter and her journey of becoming a Resilient Coder. #BlackTechTwitter was created because Pariss wanted to see who else in the Twitter community was Black and working in technology. Pariss aspired to become an actor, but then had to move back to Boston due to her living situation. Pariss found out about the Resilient Coders bootcamp and that is how she became a Front-End Web Developer. 
19:03
January 30, 2019
S1:E3 - First-Generation College Graduate with a Passion in Technology
In this episode, we are featuring Bryan Brito Bonnet. Bryan is a first-generation college graduate and attended Wentworth Institute of Technology. Bryan majored in Computer Information Systems and has a passion in technology. Check out the advice that he has to give to students looking for a co-op or for graduates looking for a full-time job!
20:45
January 13, 2019
S1:E2 - Square Tech: IT Training for Boston Youth
 Square Tech is located in the heart of the Castle Square community in Boston's South End. Square Tech's mission is to provide youth with basic hands-on IT training; develop youths’ 21st century skills; and help bridge the economic digital divide.   In this episode, Irene Chan and Phu Tran talks about the Teen Program and their plans of bringing IT training to the youth living in Boston.
18:08
December 31, 2018
S1:E1 - Switching to Computer Information Systems
This is the very first episode of the STEAM Boston Podcast. We are featuring Giuseppe Barletta, a recent graduate of Wentworth Institute of Technology. Giuseppe talks about changing his major from Computer Engineering Technology to Computer Information Systems. Stay tuned to learn more about why Giuseppe decided to make the switch.
20:55
December 3, 2018
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