STEM experts

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6. Ainissa Ramirez

Twitter, Facebook, SoundCloud

A former mechanical engineering and materials teacher at Yale, Ramirez is a passionate STEM expert and advocate for education who uses a number of media forms to encourage curiosity among her followers. A TED presenter and host of the podcast Science Underground, Ramirez told NPR that “I always target everyone’s inner smart 12-year-old.”

Social media can be a wonderful educational tool for teachers and students alike. Read about how students can use social media to find an internship here – it’s much better than looking at selfies all day.