Category: inspiration

STEMinist, equation to equality

A young woman’s story of revolutionising equality, one equation at a time! “Dear Salvadorian girls, you can do anything, you really can do anything, it doesn’t matter if you’re the only girl in calculus (like me), or what your family, friends and teachers say, if you like science, you should go for it, you are doing this for you, the only thing that matters is your happiness. I really want to see more Salvadorian women and girls in Science, because, we are the change El-Salvador needs!”, says seventeen year old, Ana, when asked what message she’d like to give...

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Who I Aspire to be

Being the fiddler and classical music fan I am, I was browsing through classical music videos on YouTube (as usual) when I ran across a video. Here is the link to the video if you wish to check it out: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KpYUaRg0aDw. The 67-year-old violinist, Itzhak Perlman, entered the room with the help of crutches. However, when he started to play, there was no sign of old age. From tuning to bowing, every technical detail was perfect. He played one of the most challenging classical music pieces and played it effortlessly. He enjoyed every note he sounded; he embraced the...

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