The Persistent Pursuit

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When Afua Bruce ventured into the sea of orange statues of women in STEM on display at the Smithsonian gardens and museums, a sense of awe settled over her. And then she saw a familiar face among the figures: her own. #Purdue #Boilermakers Museums, Smithsonian, Role Models, John Jay College, Community Service, Female Engineer, Figures, Lafayette, Education Help
Purdue alumna honored in Smithsonian IF/THEN exhibit among 120 women in STEM
When Afua Bruce ventured into the sea of orange statues of women in STEM on display at the Smithsonian gardens and museums, a sense of awe settled over her. And then she saw a familiar face among the figures: her own. #Purdue #Boilermakers
Sharita Ware’s seventh graders at East Tipp Middle School near Lafayette spend their class time designing prosthetic legs for Barbie dolls. Her eighth graders are building and programming robots. After school, she coaches the First Lego League robotics team and supervises a decked-out maker space for students. Ware’s colleagues have made her aware: What she offers her students is not normal. Legos, Middle School, Coaching, Leadership, Barbie, Indiana, Student Teaching, Student Teaching Experience, Leadership Roles
Carrying the torch: Q&A with Sharita Ware, 2022 Indiana Teacher of the Year
Sharita Ware’s seventh graders at East Tipp Middle School near Lafayette spend their class time designing prosthetic legs for Barbie dolls. Her eighth graders are building and programming robots. After school, she coaches the First Lego League robotics team and supervises a decked-out maker space for students. Ware’s colleagues have made her aware: What she offers her students is not normal.
As a child, Purdue alumna Sirisha Bandla had giant dreams. At age 34, Bandla has already taken giant leaps. She is vice president of government affairs and research operations at Virgin Galactic, and she was a mission specialist on the company’s Unity 22 mission, the first fully crewed spaceflight by a private commercial company. https://purdue.university/3fRrGV4 Presidents, Commercial, Early Childhood, First University, Vice President, Team Leader, H.e.r., Government, Richard Branson
As a child, Purdue alumna Sirisha Bandla had giant dreams
As a child, Purdue alumna Sirisha Bandla had giant dreams. At age 34, Bandla has already taken giant leaps. She is vice president of government affairs and research operations at Virgin Galactic, and she was a mission specialist on the company’s Unity 22 mission, the first fully crewed spaceflight by a private commercial company. https://purdue.university/3fRrGV4