Stevenson’s chapter of the AWM (Association for Women in Mathematics) and English 256 – Intro to Digital Publishing hosted the STEMinar “Hair Braiding is a S.T.E.M.” presented by Emalia Denoon. Emalia created and patented a hair braiding tool to teach hair braiding cornrow at an intermediate level in under 15mins. Without realizing it, she had created a scientific approach for a skill that takes years to master. She created a STEM framework and inclusive curriculum to teach hair, hair braiding, and Diversity, Equity & Inclusion.