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Adrienne Starks

Adrienne Starks recognized at Smithsonian Gardens

Alabama native Adrienne Starks has been recognized for her work in STEM by the Smithsonian in Washington, D.C., as part of Women’s History Month in March. She is one of 120 women recognized through the largest collection of statues of women, located in the Smithsonian Gardens. She was named an American Association for the Advancement of Science IF/THEN Ambassador in 2019.

Starks, of Fairfield, is the founder and CEO of STREAM Innovations, a nonprofit in Birmingham that provides students the opportunity to learn and grow their interest in science, technology, reading, engineering, arts and mathematics fields. She also serves as a council member on the Alabama STEM Council and the board of the McWane Science Center.

“I am honored to be the only woman from Alabama represented in the collection of 3D printed statues in the #IFThenSheCan – The Exhibit in Washington, D.C. alongside amazing women that I admire and celebrate their contributions to STEM fields,” said Starks.

She has a Ph.D. in biological science.

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