July 2019: “Chanda Prescod-Weinstein studies some of the most complex questions in science. Perhaps that's part of what helps her stare down some of the tough issues here on earth too, such as those she's encountered as a young woman of colour breaking barriers in the STEM fields.”
July 2016: A fun visit to HOT97 for a conversation with Ebro and Laura Stylez!
As of 2010, women of color represented less than 6% of faculty members with STEM doctorates at four-year colleges and universities. In this webinar hosted by the Anna Julia Cooper Center at Wake Forest University, I moderate a discussion between women of color about the challenges we face in the STEM professoriate and the future we want. (April 27, 2017)
With fellow astrophysicist Dr. Jedidah Isler! "We spend some sacred time with Dr. Chanda Prescod-Weinstein talking about how to speak truth to power, how to take care of yourself in the struggle and how to learn more about ALL the things. Watch this wide-ranging, informative and very insightful season premiere of #VanguardSTEM."
The Hubble Space Telescope has shown us distant galaxies and planets orbiting other stars, deepening our knowledge of the Universe. Nobel Prize winner John Mather works on Hubble's replacement, the James Webb Space Telescope. He believes we are in a golden age of astronomy. We junior PhD scientists were not so convinced.
While I was working toward my PhD, I was interviewed about how I became interested in physics: