Tracey Marx Bernstein

    Executive Producer, Yahoo

    Tracey Marx Bernstein is an Executive Producer at Yahoo. She previously worked for Yahoo Finance on its live programming and for Good Morning America as a Senior Producer.

  • Organizations to Help with Voter Registration

    Each year millions of voters head to the polls to have a say in government elections. There are many organizations that help register eligible voters ahead of Election Day. According to the U.S. Census Bureau turnout for the 2022 congressional elections was the second highest in a non-presidential election year in two decades. Registration rates also climbed to their highest levels since 2000, with more than 69% of those eligible registered.

  • Reasons Why Climate Change Should be on Your Radar

    Climate change has emerged as one of the most pressing global challenges of our time. The consequences of a warming planet are becoming increasingly evident, affecting not only the environment but also worldwide economies and daily human life. Here are 5 reasons why climate change should not only be acknowledged by everyone but also why it should be a major concern.

  • Top Five: Engaging Fiction Books Rooted in STEM

    Engaging fiction books constantly grace the New York Times Best Seller list but what about those that celebrate and empower women and non-binary individuals in STEM. The interest in STEM related topics has been growing every year.

  • Top Five: Ways to Break Gender Stereotypes in STEM

    The existence of gender bias is widely acknowledged, leaving us with the crucial question of how to overcome it in the future. Within the field, early stereotypes in STEM pose limitations on the future engagement of female and non-binary individuals in STEM careers. We’ve rounded up some things you can do to break the cycle.

  • President and CEO of GLAAD: “The new civil war is the culture war.”

    It’s PRIDE and hundreds of corporations are out waving Rainbow Flags, embracing the LGBTQIA+ Community, but are they really standing behind the movement. “The world is changing fast,” said Sarah Kate Ellis, President and CEO of GLAAD. “And this is, I believe the new civil war is this culture war, and that's why it's escalating in violence. And as businesses, we need to step up and step into this moment because everybody's gonna look back in the next few years and say, where were you? What did you do to make this a better place?

  • Top Five: Scholarships Available to Women Pursuing a STEM Education

    Women seeking STEM degrees are on a steady incline and those looking for scholarships are equally sought after. According to data from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS), females represented 45% of students majoring in STEM fields in 2020, up from 40% in 2010.

  • Top Five: Podcasts for Women in STEM

    Listening to podcasts offers an easy way to consume information and entertainment, download it and go, or just press play! This medium offers women a sense of representation and connection for women.

  • Disney’s 'The Little Mermaid' Makes a Splash with STEM Twist

    Disney’s 'The Little Mermaid' splashed on the screens and true to the original story, Ariel loves STEM. In fact, the whole story starts with her obsession for human artifacts and the human world - what does that make her?! She’s an archaeologist and anthropologist.

  • Influencer Deja Foxx says the Future of Social Media Policy Needs to be Feminist

    Influencer Deja Foxx hopes the future of media - specifically social media is feminist. While MAKERS was celebrating its partners, those people we walk hand in hand with to fight for a future that is equitable for women in the workplace and the world, Foxx told us what she hopes for when it comes to a future that is filled with change makers like herself.

  • Disney Head Says AI Presents “Interesting Opportunities”

    “AI developments represent some pretty interesting opportunities for us,” Bob Iger said on the Disney ($DIS) earnings call. “In fact, we’re already starting to use AI to create some efficiencies and ultimately to better serve consumers.”

  • Ford Mustang’s Chief Engineer Says Get Involved In STEM

    Ford recently launched its 2024 Mustang, normally you think of men behind the wheel of this sports car, but the muscle behind this machine is Laurie Transou. Transou is currently the Chief Engineer of the Ford Mustang program.

  • Top Five: Build Your Own Personal Board of Directors

    Networking is an integral part of career growth, but how you create a core group of people you can depend on in your professional life can impact you for a long time. Think of it as your own personal board of directors of your company, You Inc.

  • Top Five: Summer STEM/STEAM Camps

    Summer is approaching, students who love STEM/STEAM might be looking for places to learn more. We’ve compiled a list of some pretty cool programs you might want to look into!

  • Teacher Appreciation Week: STEM Teachers Rule

    It’s Teacher Appreciation Week, we’re sure you have a teacher in your world that you still either speak to or was one who sparked your love and interest in STEM/STEAM! According to research by Zippia, there are more than 1.2 million science teachers in the U.S. and of that 57.9% are women and 12% of all science teachers are LGBTQIA+.

  • STEM Careers Booming in the U.S.

    STEM occupations are proving to be lucrative for those willing to step into the tech sector. On average, salaries are double than those in non-STEM related careers. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics jobs in science, technology, engineering and mathematics are expected to grow by more than 10% over the next decade.

  • Trends to Watch in DEI

    Diversity and Inclusion trends have become a hot subject of conversation in workplaces all across the world. These trends affect culture from the CEO all the way to a new employee straight out of college.

  • Top Five: Badass Female Leads to Watch in 2023

    Movies in 2023 are promising a lot of badass female leads. 2022 kicked things off with strong women in MCU films like ‘Wakanda Forever’ with its kickass ensemble of women taking down the bad guy to ‘The Woman King’ starring Viola Davis - this movie season is about strong and inspiring characters we can look forward to meeting.

  • Screen to Speed: Meet Stefy Bau

    Now’s the time for you to put your hands on the wheel! In the next few weeks, we’ll introduce audiences to a male dominated sport where we aim to break barriers, all while giving real life examples of careers in STEM you might never have considered.

  • Top Five: What to ask your College Career Counselor

    College campus is buzzing with tales from Winter Break, who did what and who went where?! But now it’s time to get down to business and figure out what the summer, next year and more has in store. And it starts with making an appointment with your College Career Counselor, but what do you ask once you’re there? We spoke with Shayne Lazar, a career counselor at Hunter College in New York City, to give us some pointers.

  • Top Five: Apps to Download for College Life

    As you start getting ready for school and are preparing for your college journey you may not be used to using some basic apps to collab with friends or even help pay a bill after going out to eat with friends. Here are some essential apps to download before school starts.