Yo-STEM, a nonprofit organization whose aim is to empower underserved students nationally by educating them through hands-on STEM experiences and engaging them in STEM through independent ownership, to facilitates a competitive advantage in the marketplace to build wealth and positively impact society.

About the Founder

Candice Halbert, Scientist & Founder is a scientific associate for the liquids reflectometer, a research instrument at Oak Ridge National Laboratory’s Spallation Neutron Source facility. In Candice’s work setting as a STEM professional. Halbert, who holds a bachelor’s and master’s degree in chemistry, spent her early career as a quality control chemist for a pharmaceutical company and at nuclear waste labs across the country before she joined ORNL in 2006 to help its Spallation Neutron Source set up its first User Chemistry Lab.

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