Inspirational Interviews – Anne McIlveen

Hi everyone, hope you are all doing okay! This week we are back again with another inspirational interview! Today we are sharing Anne McIlveen’s story, she works in the aerospace engineering sector as a Field Services Engineer at Boeing. Anne started at Boeing as a summer intern and has basically never left! Keep on readingContinue reading “Inspirational Interviews – Anne McIlveen”

STEM Books – ‘Brief Answers to the Big Questions’

Hi, it’s Maisie! Today I am going to be talking books! In particular a recent STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths) related book I have read, which I just had to recommend. Over the past year, whilst I have been working in industry I have really got back into reading. I am using Goodreads whichContinue reading “STEM Books – ‘Brief Answers to the Big Questions’”

Why Physics – What Inspired Me To Study Physics?

Hi, Lily here! Today I’m going to be chatting about why I decided to do a Physics degree. What inspired me and ultimately how I made my decision to apply to university to study Physics. Did I listen to my head or my heart? Were there any particular events or moments which helped me makeContinue reading “Why Physics – What Inspired Me To Study Physics?”

Inspirational Interviews – Ella Podmore

Welcome to the first of our ‘Inspirational People’ interviews! We hope to make this a monthly series where we talk to amazing women doing incredible things in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering & Maths). Hopefully these ‘Inspirational Interviews’ will give an eye-opening insight into the brilliant variety of roles there are on offer in STEM industries!Continue reading “Inspirational Interviews – Ella Podmore”

Adapting To Working From Home

Whether you are at school, university or in the wonderful world of work, over the past few weeks you have most likely experienced some serious upheaval! One possible consequence of the difficult situation we are currently in is that you might now be working from home. To all the extraordinary key workers out there whoContinue reading “Adapting To Working From Home”

3 STEM Podcasts I’m Loving Right Now

Over the last few years I have become obsessed with podcasts! I started with ‘Potterless’, a podcast following a grown man reading Harry Potter for the first time. Since then I have enjoyed all kinds of podcast on topics ranging from food chats to historical figures. I love listening and learning and find podcasts aContinue reading “3 STEM Podcasts I’m Loving Right Now”

10 Things You Should Know About…Katherine Johnson

Katherine Johnson was an African-American STEM pioneer who played a key role in the success of the first manned moon landing. “(The other women) didn’t ask questions or take the task any further. I asked questions; I wanted to know why. They got used to me asking questions and being the only woman there.” –Continue reading “10 Things You Should Know About…Katherine Johnson”

How We Became 2 Sisters Working In STEM

So how did we become 2 Sisters In STEM? What paths did we take to get where we are today? We thought a good way to kick off our blog would be to do a proper introduction and tell you a bit about ourselves. The journeys we have followed from school, through A Levels, toContinue reading “How We Became 2 Sisters Working In STEM”

Bluedot Festival – Our Experience

Back in the summer of 2017 (argh! it does not seem that long ago) Maisie and I decided we wanted to go to a festival. Maisie had finished her A Levels and I had completed my second year at uni and we decided to treat ourselves! We wanted a small to medium sized festival whichContinue reading “Bluedot Festival – Our Experience”

Welcome to 2 Sisters In STEM!

Hi! We are Lily and Maisie, two sisters who have managed to muddle our way to start careers in STEM. There have been ups and downs, brilliant achievements and difficult challenges but all those experiences have led us to where we are today, and we hope sharing our stories will make it all seem aContinue reading “Welcome to 2 Sisters In STEM!”