Episode 40 – Stephanie Espy

Stephanie Espy is the Founder and CEO of MathSP, a STEM academic and test prep coaching company. MathSP is a STEM-focused academic and test prep coaching company based in Georgia and serving students and families nationwide. She is the author of STEM Gems, a book featuring 44 women in 44 different STEM fields with the goal of providing girls with role models to allow them to see themselves in STEM fields to close the gap with women in STEM. She has a bachelor’s degree in Chemical Engineering from MIT, a master’s degree in Chemical Engineering for University of California, Berkeley, and an MBA is Emory University. She is passionate about closing the gap in STEM.

Episode Notes

Music used in the podcast: Higher Up, Silverman Sound Studio

Acronyms, Definitions & Fact Check

STEM Gems – A book that gives girls and young women role models in STEM, and opening their eyes to a world of opportunity! (https://stemgemsbook.com)

STEM Gems Summit – Occurring virtually during Women’s History Month in March, the Summit brings together tween and teen girls and their supporters (parents, care givers, educators, relatives, mentors) and exposes them to a wide range of STEM careers underrepresented by women. Attendees have the opportunity to meet leading STEM women, learn about their unique career journeys, and understand what it takes to pursue similar careers. Women Empowering Girls 2021 will be on Saturday, March 20 from 11:00AM-2:45 PM EST / 8:00AM-11:45AM PST. (https://www.eventbrite.com/e/stem-gems-summit-women-empowering-girls-tickets-138294435379?aff=erelexpmlt)

MathSP is the only STEM-focused academic coaching company in the state of Georgia. By cultivating our students’ core problem-solving skills and analytical abilities, we empower them to achieve superior results in academic subjects and on high school entrance, college entrance, and graduate school entrance exams, while also equipping them with a true understanding of the concepts at work. (www.mathsp.com)

MIT – Massachusetts Institute of Technology – Founded to accelerate the nation’s industrial revolution, MIT is profoundly American. With ingenuity and drive, our graduates have invented fundamental technologies, launched new industries, and created millions of American jobs. At the same time, and without the slightest sense of contradiction, MIT is profoundly global(opens in new window). Our community gains tremendous strength as a magnet for talent from around the world. Through teaching, research, and innovation, MIT’s exceptional community pursues its mission of service to the nation and the world. (www.mit.edu)

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