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STEMCAST with Dr. Reagan Flowers

The STEMcast Podcast is hosted by Dr. Reagan Flowers and is designed to inspire and advance STEM perspectives. Dr. Flowers interviews STEM + Art + Communications professionals from all walks of life and discusses the significance of C-STEM in their professional and personal life. You can expect a new episode each month with a complimentary newsletter.
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Apr 15, 2019

William 'Jack' Jackson is a senior consultant with SafeStart who helps companies on creating a safe working environment for employees. Jack’s career has included working in production, operations and safety at Johnson Controls for 19 years, followed by seeing Avanzar Interior Technologies through the safety phase of new construction. In addition to developing a safety program, he also developed a conditioning program to prepare team members to become industrial athletes.Coach Jack worked with two semi-professional football teams for 6 years and was named NAFL defensive coordinator of the year. Jack used his experience to develop a safety concept that teaches participants of his courses that “safety is always first.”

In this episode we discuss:

  • The four techniques to reduce critical errors.
  • Recognizing patterns that will allow us to be proactive versus reactive.
  • Creating a safe workplace culture starting with leadership.

For more information visit https://www.cstem.org.

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Apr 1, 2019

Alan Spreckley has worked for ABB since September 2003 and currently holds the position of Global Industry Segment Manager RMRO, for Food & Beverage and Consumer Packed Goods with responsibility for the sales and implementation of robotic automation within food, beverage and personal care application areas. Alan also has responsibility for the segment strategy ensuring that ABB remain in the forefront for robotic automation within these key industries. 

He is also a guest lecturer on robotics at a number of Universities, primarily the University of Manchester (UK) where he has lectured for the last 7 years.

In this episode we discuss:

  • The evolvement from the first robot in the food and beverage industry to modern technology.
  • Understanding how robots and humans can work in collaborative space. 
  • The process of developing a robotics system.

For more information visit https://www.cstem.org.

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Mar 18, 2019

Yolanda Vallier founded Interim Capital Lending Solutions to bring education, experience and resources to the business community. With over 10 years experience as a licensed Business banker, she has facilitated hundreds of commercial loans helping business owners across the country get access to working capital. Vallier is an experienced Realtor and FINRA Registered Agent with a wealth of knowledge in understanding the financial dynamics of acquiring commercial capital and assets.

In this episode we discuss:

  • Helping small business owners can find and qualify for loan programs.
  • Putting yourself in position for a capital injection and managing revenue.
  • Assisting small business owners during the loan process.

For more information visit https://www.cstem.org.

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Feb 19, 2019
Dr. Havasy has been a scientist, educator, and not-for-profit business executive for over 20 years. She received her Bachelor's Degrees in zoology and education from Connecticut College and Davis and Elkins College, and her Masters and Doctorate Degrees in biology and education from Teachers College, Columbia University. She was a science teacher, a district wide science coordinator, and a middle school principal.
 
She is a founder and President of The Center for Science Teaching and Learning (CSTL), a non-profit organization dedicated to engaging people in science learning. CSTL has done projects for NBC News, Department of Energy, Dow, National Science Foundation, and many more corporations and agencies. CSTL also administers the Clean Tech Competition, the only global, theme based STEM competition for secondary students.
 
In this episode we discuss:
  • The global impact of STEM among students.
  • Creating student innovation through the Clean Tech Competition.
  • The influence of Steven Spielberg's Jurassic Park that lead to an international tour. 

For more information visit https://www.cstl.org.

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Feb 4, 2019

Angela Barrow is the Manager of Corporate Emergency Preparedness and Response at Chevron. She has more than 20 years of Crisis and Emergency Management experience and currently has oversite of the Emergency Management Program and Regional Advisors, whose core responsibilities span the globe to support the Americas, Asia Pacific, Europe, Eurasia, Middle East and Africa regions, delivering support for Emergency Preparedness and Response, Crisis Management, and Business Continuity. She also serves on Chevron’s World-wide Emergency Response Team.

In this episode we discuss:

  • The importance of technical competencies on education and career development.
  • Tips on starting a career in crisis and emergency management.
  • The rise of women in crisis and emergency management.

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