Inspirational Quotes by Emily Calandrelli

By | November 25, 2016

I want to make everyone believe that they can understand math and science.

Emily Calandrelli

Because of engineering, I have been able to experience things I never thought I would be able to do as an undergraduate.

Emily Calandrelli

Planet Earth is far more resilient than humans and will certainly outlive us.

Emily Calandrelli

Nobody likes feeling like an outsider, so it’s intimidating for young girls to give STEM a try when they look into STEM clubs/classes and see a room full of boys.

Emily Calandrelli

In the grand scheme of things, polar bears are the least of our problems when it comes to climate change.

Emily Calandrelli

Representation is so important because it’s hard for kids to want to be what they can’t see. Little girls and boys need to know that it’s natural for girls to love science and tech.

Emily Calandrelli

I wish that I was one of those kids who grew up saying I always wanted to be an astronaut and was really good at science and math. But that wasn’t really the case. I always liked it, but I never believed I was one of the smart kids.

Emily Calandrelli

Being interested in science and engineering is not a male quality.

Emily Calandrelli

Girls need to see somebody that looks like them talking about science and technology.

Emily Calandrelli

Sometimes, when you are one of only a couple of girls in an engineering class, you feel like you are representing women in general. That is a large burden to bear.

Emily Calandrelli

One big part of Movember is raising awareness for men’s health. A lot of people gotten involved found out members of their extended families had had prostate cancer.

Emily Calandrelli

The West Virginia NASA Space Grant took me under their wing and taught me everything about applying for internships, scholarships, and performing research at the undergraduate level.

Emily Calandrelli

Cutting NASA education funds would most severely affect students from low- to middle-income families and students from non-Ivy League-level schools.

Emily Calandrelli

Because of technologies from space exploration, we can begin to understand our world’s origins, and our lives are improving. These are the reasons why dedicating a life to the sciences and space exploration is so meaningful and rewarding.

Emily Calandrelli

I’ve always been in love with the stars and view the cosmos as the ultimate adventure.

Emily Calandrelli

I tell students that I believe STEM majors have the most exciting opportunities than any other majors in college.

Emily Calandrelli

In high school, I didn’t realize that science or engineering were male-dominated fields. When I got to college, and I was one of two girls in a 50-person class, that’s when I realized that this was a unique decision I had made as a girl to go into engineering.

Emily Calandrelli

I did two master’s degrees – aeronautics and astronautics, and the second one was technology and policy. That taught me how to think about issues in science and technology as they relate to the general public.

Emily Calandrelli

When I got to college, I discovered how many incredible opportunities NASA offered students pursuing a career in the space industry.

Emily Calandrelli

When I got to MIT, I discovered a really interesting Master’s program called the Science and Technology and Policy Program – it taught people with a background in STEM how to think about science and tech from a policy perspective. It was a great way to understand how to communicate science to a policymaker or a layperson.

Emily Calandrelli

The Daily Show’ took a topic – politics – which many people considered to be boring, confusing, or even annoying to learn about, and found a way to make it interesting, digestible, and fun. I believe ‘Bill Nye Saves the World’ can do the same for science.

Emily Calandrelli

It’s impossible to put a video online without hoards of anonymous men picking apart your appearance or saying especially cruel things. It works to silence women who shouldn’t be scared of sharing their opinions with others.

Emily Calandrelli

I am very inspired by the exploration of space via private means.

Emily Calandrelli

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