Raven Baxter

Science Communicator, Raven the Science Maven

Buffalo State College, B.S. in Biology
Buffalo State College, M.S. in Biology

Raven Baxter is a nationally acclaimed science communicator and molecular biologist who works to progress the state of science culture by creating spaces that are fun, educational, and real. She is recognized as a global influencer in Fortune Magazine’s 40 Under 40 list for 2020.
She is known for her unique style of combining science, music, and cultural awareness as an entertaining content creator and musician as Raven the Science Maven. She creates STEM-themed music that teaches and empowers both students and professionals in STEM and beyond. Raven speaks internationally to students, educators and leaders about the importance of STEM diversity and innovation in science education.
Raven is the founder of STEMbassy, a science advocacy organization that embraces a diverse and accomplished membership of scientists, engineers, and tech professionals that serve the next generation of STEM as leaders and mentors. She is also the founder of BlackInSciComm, an organization that works to build relationships in the science community, equipping others with the knowledge and resources necessary to share science with the world in their own flavor.


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