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Storytellers are at the heart of the unCommission. Hear directly from young people across the United States about their personal experience with STEM learning. 

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When I Began To Enjoy Math


Ashley (she/her/hers), 22, New York

“I saw the power that math had to bring me closer to my peers, and relate to people with backgrounds far different from my own.”

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How Chemist_She Came to Be


Zahria (she/her/hers), 19, Missouri

“I just loved the idea of making observations, recording data, putting on my little lab coat and goggles.”

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STEM girls, strong girls


Carolina (she/her/hers), 18, Texas

“I started believing in my abilities regarding science and math thanks to their daily support and impulse.”

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Small Town Rock Lover


Madison (she/her/hers), 20, Maine

“The thought of being able to inspire and encourage students is what drives me.”

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How I fell in love with Math


Anonymous (he/him/his), 23, New York

“Her energy, motivation, and her love for math basically rubbed off on me to love math as well.”

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Paige (she/her/hers), 16, Pennsylvania

“As I entered into the robotics and programming type of work, I thought I was not prepared or even not good enough for some of the challenges against me, but I thankfully had amazing mentors that guided me and helped me through it all.”

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My Story


Anonymous (he/him/his), 25, Texas

“Thankfully, our teachers were always trying their best to educate us, whether it be through videos, or trying to explain to us in layman’s terms the intricacies of oxidative phosphorylation, population genetics, and even chemistry!”

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Finding my passion


Storyteller: Kelly (she/her/hers), 22, New York

“As a child I was fascinated with many fields of STEM I have always loved science for as long as I can remember but was always told only smart people can achieve science and was told I could never achieve a career a science.”

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From Science Fair to Research Symposiums


Sophia (she/her/hers), 23, Pennsylvania

“I realized I never wanted to work in another field because STEM includes a little bit of everything: creativity, hands-on work and learning, community engagement, and just a little bit of knowledge and talent.”

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Kayla’s Story


Kayla (she/her/hers), 29, Oklahoma

“The professor, Dr. Rita Miller, gave me a tour of the lab and explained how her research could help contribute to the fields understanding of cell division and diseases like cancer. I was absolutely captivated by this idea.”

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When I Got More Interested in Biology/Environmental Science


Anonymous (she/her/hers), 17, California

“When I stepped into Biology, I remember how happy, excited and reassuring the teacher was.”

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Going down south


Courtney (she/her/hers), 26, Tennessee

“Being surrounded by a community of like-minded students with a passionate teacher from junior to senior year enable me to pursue fish biology and botany as a focus in my college courses.”

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