STEM Heroes

STEM Heroes
May 23, 2016 paperlesslion

STEM Heroes tells the stories of metro Detroiters pursuing careers in the fields of Science, Technology, Engineering and Math, the program also includes interviews with STEM Leaders who describe the opportunities available for young women. The program aired on Detroit Public TV Channel 56.

If you couldn’t watch on-air, you can catch it Online at

At Detroit Public TV, we celebrate STEM – Science, Technology, Engineering and Math – success stories.  Thanks to funding from ITC Holdings and a partnership with the Michigan Science Center, we’ve produced a new 30-minute documentary to do just that.

STEM Heroes showcases stories of metro Detroiters in dynamic STEM careers. We go behind the scenes with Adrienne Bennett who is the first African American female licensed master plumber. We hear from General Motors’ Chief Mary Barra who is the first female CEO of a major global automaker about GM’s commitment to diversity and inclusion within its employee and supplier base and how that translates to better business. We’ll also introduce you to young people who finding success in STEM careers.

STEM Heroes airs TONIGHT (Monday, 5/23) at 7:30 P.M. ET on Detroit Public Television and online at