NPR celebrates Black excellence in podcast

Advocates for diversity in STEM have a saying, “You can’t be what you can’t see” or in this case what you can’t hear. NPR‘s podcast, Short Waves,  touches on the black excellence living in science. Emily Vaughn’s article highlights a few of the inspiring Black scientists featured in the podcast. Check out the full article to learn and listen from Dajae “Moe” Williams, Moriba Jah, Raychelle Burks, Jean-Jacques Muyembe, and Ken Carter.


Photography: Chelsea Purgahn by St. Edward’s University

Raychelle Burks - Associate Professor, American University in Washington