Ivtiy Hong joined MESA during her junior year of high school. Before competing in MESA competitions, she, like many other high school students, did not know what engineering was, but loved math and science, especially physics. [Read more]

Women in STEM

According to the National Girls Collaborative Project, the number of women pursuing degrees in STEM and careers in STEM lags behind men even though the percent of high school girls interested in STEM has caught up to boys. The Educators Practice Guide of Strategies for Postsecondary Students in Developmental Education recommends strong mentorship programs as a way to encourage and … Read More