The world of science, technology, engineering and mathematics is bursting with exciting discoveries, invaluable research and interesting personalities. These STEM influencers range from software engineers to neuroscientists, and each one will have you learning something new every time you check their page.
STEM influencers to teach you something new
Abby Maltese — abby_maltese
Abby fell in love with aerospace after signing up for a space competition in college. Her team won, and Abby was hooked. When she’s not studying aerospace engineering in grad school, Abby shows her 145K TikTok followers about her day-to-day life, which just happens to include rocket launches.
Alexandra Doten — astro_alexandra
Alexandra works in the space industry and aims to be a “space communicator.” She keeps her 1.6M TikTok followers up to date on current events, shares breaking news about space and debunks myths. Alexandra is also a voice for women in STEM who face challenges in the field.
Jorge Calderin — doodlesinthemembrane
Jorge is a first-generation Ph.D. student studying biochemistry as he works to become a professor at a university. His 408.5K TikTok followers enjoy the creative ways Jorge illustrates various chemistry topics for students. His passion is offering free STEM resources for high-school and college students.
Rawan — rawanog
Rawan helps her 172.8K TikTok followers ask the right questions about the tech industry, with an added goal of helping underrepresented communities. She also posts information on scholarships, tech-related courses and career opportunities that her followers might not otherwise know about.
AstroKobi — astrokobi
Kobi’s passion is astrophysics, and he wants to spark a love for science in his 442.2K TikTok followers, all while making space and science accessible for everyone. His videos answer questions about space in an easy-to-understand way, and his topics range from black holes to rogue planets to future moon missions.