Emerging Leaders in Biotechnology + Cyber: Cohort Two Engages Montgomery County Students

Launched in 2021, Learning Undefeated’s Emerging Leaders in STEM program connects high school and college women with female STEM professionals to build career readiness and networking skills. The interactive program engages young learners with student-led laboratory investigations. Developed at the request of DOD STEM, the first pilot cohort convened during the summer of 2021 with…

Local Nonprofit partners with Department of Defense for STEM Mentorship Program

Local nonprofit Learning Undefeated has partnered with the Department of Defense to create a mentor program for high school and college girls interested in STEM careers. Emerging Leaders in Biotechnology connects college and high school women to provide them with skills, knowledge, and support to pursue careers in biotechnology.

Nurturing Emerging Leaders in Biotechnology & DOD STEM Careers

“When high school women get to make that connection with college women, they get to see a little snippet of themselves in the future,” said Gabriella Centeno, a rising sophomore majoring in biology at Montgomery College, who is serving as a mentor in the Emerging Leaders in Biotechnology program. “That not only inspires them, but it also empowers them to do the best that they can, take as many opportunities as they want, and enjoy their full right of whatever their self-discovery is.

Maryland students targeted for mobile health competition

Maryland high school and college students can create innovative solutions to healthcare challenges such as chronic-decease management or patient-provider information exchange through a competition organized by MdBio Foundation, the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business Center for Health Information and Decision Systems (CHIDS), the Maryland Health Tech Coalition and leading information technology companies. In…