Heather shared advice to her younger self and to current Project Exploration students, saying “there’s no exact and linear path through life or through a career. There are so many ways to apply your skills and passions! Don’t be afraid to take risks and pursue opportunities, even if they don’t quite fit with the norm.
Through the Chicago STEM Pathways Cooperative, Project Exploration is working alongside stakeholders in the Austin neighborhood to expand STEM learning opportunities for the community’s youth. The strengths-based approach is bridging assets and resources within Austin. Read more about some of the new projects launching in Austin through this incredible work!