Meet Tokiwa Smith

Founder and Executive Director, Science, Engineering and Mathematics Link Inc

Atlanta, Georgia


Currently working on: Encouraging high school students to engage in STEM Research through an experimental design program that provides a digital learning platform to prepare high school students to conduct STEM research for STEM Fairs and STEM in the City, a community workshop that teaches youth techniques for field research.

Talk with me about:

  • Chemistry, Engineering
  • Non-profits
  • Science festivals
  • Virtual field trips
  • Grant writing

My STEM Story:  I have always loved STEM but I discovered my favorite STEM discipline was chemistry in 10th grade.

Projects: Since the last COPUSMeeting, I was honored by Atlanta Magazine as one of their 2019 Women Making a Mark Honorees, I received a Torch Bearer’s Award for Excellence in Science Education from Dekalb County Public Schools and I published a chapter Creating Support Systems for Black Women in Non-traditional STEM Career Paths in Women’s Influence on Inclusion, Equity and Diversity in STEM Fields.