Welcome back to “50 Stories for 50 Years,” where we bring you inspiring narratives from the forefront of Hispanics in STEM. In this episode, our focus is on Maya Morales Garcia, Chief Program Officer at Beyond 100K. Join host Demian Servín Hernández as he sits down with Maya to explore her passionate journey in STEM education.
Maya, a dynamic force and STEM advocate, shares her unique perspective on ending the STEM teacher shortage in the United States. From her roots in a family of community organizers to her experiences at NASA and her unconventional path into education, Maya’s story is both captivating and inspiring. Learn about her commitment to connecting educators with the communities they serve and the transformative power of teaching.
As we dive into Maya’s narrative, discover the impact of her work, insights into the challenges of STEM education, and the emotional moments that have shaped her career. Don’t miss this powerful episode highlighting Maya Morales Garcia’s dedication to shaping the future of STEM education and fostering diversity in the field.
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