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Top 5 WA STEM Moments of 2022
It’s official: 2022 was a milestone year for science. From the stunning images captured by the James Webb Telescope, to the much-awaited Artemis journey around the moon, to the recent discovery of nuclear fission as a potential source of clean energy (!), humanity has made major strides in 2022.
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Meet Desirée Wolfgramm, Manager of Regulatory Affairs at Energy Northwest and Notable Woman in STEM
Desirée Wolfgramm started out in the Arts before she was inspired to become a mechanical engineer by a career day at General Motors. Now she manages regulatory compliance at a nuclear power plant in the Tri-Cities. And along the way, she became mother to six kids! Read below to learn how she did it—and how she continues to inspire others to follow a career in STEM. Read More
Meet Elona Trogub, Co-Founder and Co-Owner of Gorge Greens and Notable Woman in STEM
Elona Trogub is the Co-Founder and Co-Owner of Gorge Greens, where she grows nutrient-rich microgreens. Her work is part of a larger project to create a year-round waste-to-energy food system in southwest Washington.   Read More
Representative Dave Paul Selected as the 2022 Legislator of the Year
After a statewide nomination process, Washington STEM is pleased to announce that the 2022 Legislator of the Year Award will be given to Representative Dave Paul (LD 10). Read More
Meet Joyce Elauria, Security Engineer and Notable Woman in STEM
Joyce Elauria is a Security Engineer for Okta, where she monitors software for security vulnerabilities and corrects problems when they’re found. Her work helps to keep our digital environments safe and secure. Read More