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Superstars of Stem - Magdalena Orlowska v4 FINAL
Superstars of Stem - Magdalena Orlowska v4 FINAL
Champions of Science

Showcasing Female STEM Superstars: In Magdalena Orlowska’s Words

18-year-old Magdalena Orlowska, a STEM student from Poland, was selected as a finalist of the 2021 Superstars of STEM essay contest. Magdalena told the story of Chinese physicist Chien-Shiung Wu, a pioneer in physics and nuclear research. Her essay explores the many hardships that Wu faced throughout her STEM journey as a woman, noting that her courage and perseverance are an inspiration and example to all young women who are interested in STEM.
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About Superheroes of STEM Essay Contest
Johnson & Johnson is committed to supporting programs that increase opportunities for girls and women to explore and succeed in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) fields. We have been a long-standing supporter of the New York Academy of Sciences' Global STEM Alliance and their 1000 Girls, 1000 Futures program.

In July 2021, participants of the 1000 Girls, 1000 Futures program were invited to take part in the third annual Superstars of STEM essay contest, which asked them to share stories about modern-day women in STEM who inspire them. To see why science excites this year’s contest winner and four finalists, read their essays.

We launched Champions of Science®, a multifaceted initiative, to convene and catalyze champions of science and engage people of all generations and backgrounds to see the unlimited opportunities that science brings.

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