The path to a STEM career is never a straight line!

There are important moments, decisions, influences, mentors and circumstances that help to guide STEM career paths.

When we reflect back on our earliest thoughts of “what do I want to be when I grow up?”, and fast forward to where we are today, we are likely to see a curvy road – likely with some bumps along the way!

It’s important to talk about this with kids today – to normalize the conversation.

It’s normal to not know “what you want to be when you grow up”.

It’s normal to change your mind.

It can even be normal to chose a less traditional path.

I valued all of the experiences I have had along my career journey. They have all helped to shape and inform who I am today, and the work that I do.

EoT STEM Ambassadors have the opportunity to be one of the guiding lights along that path.

They can shine a light on what possible and, through their own stories, help kids too see a path to becoming the next generation of problem solvers and game changers!

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