The inSTEM program at Howard University, one of the premiere academic institutions, located in the heart of Washington, D.C, is an initiative set against the backdrop of one of the nation’s most vibrant and culturally rich cities, offering Howard students a unique blend of academic and professional development opportunities in the STEM fields. inSTEM is housed within Howard’s Office of Research and is primarily available to students attending the College of Arts and Sciences and the College of Engineering and Architecture.
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The Howard University chapter of the NSTMF’s inSTEM program is more than an academic initiative; it’s a gateway to unparalleled opportunities in the STEM landscape, nurtured by the dynamic and resource-rich environment of Washington, D.C. This program promises to be a cornerstone for aspiring STEM professionals, offering them the tools, connections, and experiences needed to thrive in their future careers.

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Saurav Aryal

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Pamela A.G. Clarke, Director of Research Development

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Michaela-Joyce Moshe

Michaela-Joyce Moshe is a fourth-year inSTEM Scholar who is poised to complete a B.A. in Interdisciplinary Studies with a concentration in Bioethics and minors in Chemistry and Political Science at Howard University.

Michaela-Joyce has worked hard to balance her interdisciplinary interests and experiences. She has assisted in groundbreaking radiology research as a Student Researcher at the Keck School of Medicine at the University of Southern California, then served as a Phlebotomist and Specimen Processor at Tricore Laboratories and as a Home Health Aide/Caregiver at Joshua Cares Home Health LLC. At Howard University, she served as Health Director of the African Student’s Association, organizing health-related events and workshops to foster a supportive environment for students facing health challenges. She also serves as a mentor, providing guidance and support to underrepresented students in STEM through the Justice Code and the Howard University COAS Mentorship Program. Michaela-Joyce has also gained valuable experience as a Legislative Intern in the offices of Senator Martin Heinrich and State Representative Melanie Stansbury, where she conducted policy research, authored policy memos, and assisted with constituent correspondence.


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