This fall, my dad pointed me to the U.S. Department of Education’s new initiative, YOU Belong in STEM. I read about the program’s goal to redesign the nation’s STEM education ecosystem based on a new narrative focused on ensuring that all students feel welcome in STEM.

My heart raced because that is precisely what I have been trying to do with a group I started at my high school in Maryland.

Read the full article about KEYWORD by [u'Megan Walker'] at The Hechinger Report.