Profiles of Women Working in STEM

“If women and girls don’t see themselves on screen as STEM professionals, they’re less likely to pursue those career paths.”

-Geena Davis

Looking for some inspiration for your next character or storyline? Below are profiles of some incredible real-life women working in the STEM sector. Also see Creators' STEM Checklist.

Amy Winebarger

Solar Astrophysicist & Rocket Scientist

Ann Tsukamoto

Scientist & Stem Cell Researcher

Asha de Vos

Marine Biologist & Ocean Educator

Ella Al-Shamahi

Paleoanthropologist & Archaeologist

Erica Baker

Software Engineer

Evelyn Cortez-Davis

Civil Engineer

Jess Cramp

Marine Conservationist & Shark Researcher

Katherine Bouman


Katy Croff Bell

Ocean Explorer

Kristala Prather

Chemical Engineer

M Jackson

Geographer & Glaciologist

Mae Nakatani Nishioka

Civil Engineer

Meredith Westafer

Industrial Engineer

Nina Freeman

Video Game Designer

Patricia E. Bath

Ophthalmologist & Laser Scientist

Rae Wynn-Grant

Large Carnivore Ecologist

Sangeeta Bhatia

Biomedical Researcher & Entrepreneur

Sara Schnadt

Software Systems Architect & Artist

Sarah Parcak

Archaeologist & Egyptologist

Stefanie Kroll

Stream Ecologist

Wiratni Budhijanto

Chemical Engineer

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