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Dr. Jaime Curtis-Fisk is a STEM program leader and an R&D scientist for the Dow Chemical Company. Her primary focus area is leading the Dow STEM Ambassadors, the employee engagement program that focuses on unique approaches to connect the passion of STEM professionals to opportunities for impact in their local communities and through partner universities. Her role involves leading the internal program structure, developing STEM resources to enable employee volunteers to connect classroom concepts to real world technology, and managing collaborations with Dow’s external partners. Along with employee volunteerism, Jaime is also very passionate about building the pipeline of future women scientists. She is involved with several initiatives that support the role of women in STEM, including serving on the American Chemical Society’s Women Chemist Committee.

In addition to leading STEM education outreach, Jaime is also a practicing STEM professional as an R&D project leader in Dow’s Pharma and Food Solutions business. Her technical expertise focuses on polymer chemistry and utilizing material science to develop new delivery systems for active ingredients. Her technical accomplishments were recently recognized by the American Chemical Society through the Rising Star Award presented by the Women Chemists Committee to mid-level career women who have demonstrated outstanding promise for contributions to their field.
Jaime received her BS in chemistry from Grand Valley State University, and her PhD in Chemistry with certification in College Teaching from Michigan State University.