Woman in STEM develops STEM opportunities for K-12

Kimberly Clavin has a masters in Mechanical Engineering with a specialization in acoustics. After working in the industry for six years as a design and test engineer Kimberly decided to change her pathway and focus on education of engineering topics.

Kimberly is now the Manager of STEM Initiatives in Dublin City Schools, Ohio. As Manager of STEM Initiatives, Kimberly Clavin strives to develop and maintain interdisciplinary Science, Technology, Engineering and Math opportunities for students which fosters learning, scientific inquiry, discovery and engagement through the usage of innovative partnerships and instructional techniques. Within this position she raises awareness, builds communities and provides support for students, parents, staff and teachers. To learn more about the Dublin City Schools STEM program, click here.

“Careers in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) are expanding rapidly resulting in a need for students to fill a much needed gap in the workforce.  According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), careers in STEM fields will grow 29% by 2020,” Clavin said. “The STEM field continues to grow rapidly and provides high paying, stable careers.”

I recently had the opportunity to interview Kimberly and learn more about her journey. Watch the video to learn more.