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STEM Women in KidLit

Artemis Roehrig & Rajani LaRocca
15 episodes
Join authors Rajani LaRocca and Artemis Roehrig as they talk to women with STEM careers or jobs who also happen to be children's book authors and illustrators! For more information visit: rajanilarocca.com and artemisroehrig.com

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Kirsten Larson: NASA, Invention, and Embracing Opportunities

Join authors Artemis Roehrig and Rajani LaRocca as they talk to children's book author and science communicator, Kirsten Larson, about NASA, Invention, and Embracing Opportunities. To find out more about Kirsten and her books, visit her website ! Books recommended on this episode: Your Place i…

L.E. Carmichael: Wolves, Forensics & Writing Like A Scientist

Join authors Rajani LaRocca and Artemis Roehrig as they chat with wildlife population geneticist and children's book author L.E. Carmichael about wolves, forensics, and writing like a scientist. To find out more about L.E. Carmichael and her books, visit her website ! Books recommended on this…

Gail Villanueva: From Web Design to Worldbuilding

Join authors Rajani LaRocca and Artemis Roehrig while they talk with web designer and middle grade author Gail Villanueva. For more information about Gail and her books, visit her website Books recommended on this episode: A Garden in Your Belly: Meet the Microbes in Your Gut (Masha D'Yans) What…

Laura Gehl: From Brains to Board Books

Join authors Rajani LaRocca and Artemis Roehrig as we talk to neuroscientist and children's book author Laura Gehl. To find out more about Laura and her books check out her website Books recommended on this episode: Earth! My First 4.54 Billion Years (McAnulty/ Litchfield) The Last Marshmallow (…

Dow Phumiruk: Pictures, Pediatrics, & 12-Color Pens

Join authors Rajani LaRocca and Artemis Roehrig while we talk to children's book author/illustrator and pediatrician Dow Phumiruk about pictures, pediatrics and 12-Color Pens! Learn more about Dow on her website !  Books Recommended on this Episode: The Last Straw: Kids vs. Plastics (Hood/Engel)…

Laurie Wallmark: Biographies, Dinosaurs, & Computer Science

Join authors Rajani LaRocca and Artemis Roehrig while we talk to children's book author and computer scientist Laurie Wallmark about Biographies, Dinosaurs, & Computer Science! Find out more about Laurie Wallmark on her website . Books recommended on this episode: The Reason for the Seasons (Pete…

Melissa Stewart: Nonfiction, Finding Stories, and Structure vs Function

Join Rajani LaRocca and Artemis Roehrig while we talk to nonfiction children's book author  Melissa Stewart (who has degrees in biology and science journalism) about nonfiction, finding stories, and structure vs function. Find out more about Melissa on her website . Books recommended in this epis…

Patricia Valdez: Komodo Dragons, Role Models & Spy Hunting

Join hosts Rajani LaRocca and Artemis Roehrig as they chat with picture book author and extramural research integrity officer/ molecular biologist Patricia Valdez about Komodo dragons, the importance of role models, and Spy Hunting. Find out more about Patricia and her books on her website ! STE…

Aimee Lucido: Java, "Bark" Mitzvah & Forms of Writing

Join hosts Rajani LaRocca and Artemis Roehrig as they chat with middle grade author and software engineer Aimee Lucido about Java, "bark" mitzfah, and forms of writing. Find out more about Aimee and her books on her website !  STEM books recommended on this episode: Secret Coders (Yang/Holmes) T…

Jane Veltkamp: Raptors, 3D Printing, & Writing for a Cause

Join Rajani and Artemis as they talk to raptor biologist and KidLit author Jane Veltkamp about raptors, 3D printing, and writing for a cause. Visit Jane's website: https://www.birdsofpreynorthwest.org/ Buy Beauty and the Beak Books recommended in this episode: Scientists Get Dressed (Rose) The Mut…

Karen Strong: Tech, Haints, and "Debugging A Book"

Rajani and Artemis talk to software developer and children's book author Karen Strong about technology, haints, and "debugging a book." Learn more about Karen and her books on her website: https://www.karen-strong.com/ Purchase Just South of Home Books recommended on this episode: How to Code A …

Sayantani DasGupta: Medicine, Fantasy, and "Kids Like Me"

Rajani and Artemis talk to physician and children's book author Sayantani DasGupta about narrative medicine, fantasy and "kids like me". Learn more about Christine and her books on her website: http://www.sayantanidasgupta.com/ Purchase Kiranmala and the Kingdom Beyond Books recommended on this e…

Jennifer Swanson: Chemistry, Cars, & Cousteau

STEM Woman and KidLit author Jennifer Swanson talks with Artemis and Rajani about chemistry, cars, and Cousteau. Jennifer's website: https://jenniferswansonbooks.com/ Jennifer's podcast: https://solveitforkids.com/ Books recommended in this episode: Water is Water (Paul/Chin) An Egg is Quiet (As…

Christine Taylor-Butler: Engineering, Aliens, and STEAM vs STEM

Rajani and Artemis talk to engineer and children's book author Christine Taylor-Butler about engineering, aliens, and STEAM vs STEM. Learn more about Christine and her books on her website: ChristineTaylorButler.com Purchase The Lost Tribes Books recommended on this episode: A Seed Is The Start …

Vicky Fang: Math, Musicals, and Mixed-up Pets!

Rajani and Artemis talk to product designer and children’s book creator Vicky Fang about math, musicals, and mixed up pets!  To purchase signed copies of Vicky’s books click here .  Learn more about Vicky on her website: https://vickyfang.com/ Books recommended in this episode: Baby Loves the Sen…