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Critical Care – The Demand For Nurses
Nurses are a vital part of our healthcare system and demand for nursing professionals continues to rise. It's critical that students have access to robust healthcare career pathways programs so Washington has a strong and diverse healthcare workforce that meets current and future needs. Read More
Washington STEM 2022 Legislative Recap
For Washington STEM, the 2022 60-day legislative session was fast-paced, productive, and characterized by collaboration with educators, business leaders, and community members from across the state. Read More
Meet Celestina Barbosa-Leiker, Psychologist, Researcher, and Notable Woman in STEM
Celestina Barbosa-Leiker is Executive Vice Chancellor for Research and Administration at Washington State University Health Sciences Spokane, where she studies the psychological experiences of people with substance use disorders. Her research is helping healthcare providers take better care of people negatively affected by substance use. Read More
Supporting Systems Change Through Career Pathways Programs
One of Washington STEM’s central goals is to develop an equitable system for postsecondary credential attainment for Washingtonians, especially for students of color, young women, students from low-income households, and students living in rural areas. But how exactly does systems change happen? Read More
Meet Lisa Jackson, Senior Investigator at Kaiser Permanente Washington Health Research Institute and Notable Woman in STEM
Lisa Jackson is a doctor, infectious disease epidemiologist, and Senior Investigator at Kaiser Permanente Washington Health Research Institute. She works with a team of scientists to lead clinical trials of vaccines. Read More
Q&A with Angie Mason-Smith, Senior Program Officer
Get to know Washington STEM team member Angie Mason-Smith, MEd, our new Senior Program Officer. Read More