My name is Brittany Martinez. I have always loved learning and reading. In school, my favorite subjects were math and science which is why I decided to go to college for Chemistry and Mathematics. I was born and raised in Colorado and enjoy cooking and spending time with my family.
What inspired you to explore STEM when you were young?
When I was young I had amazing teachers who encouraged me to challenge myself academically. They were always helpful when I had questions about the material we were learning.
What do you enjoy most about what you do in your STEM career?
I love thinking critically and solving problems. It is really inspiring to see your idea come to life and have an impact. I also enjoy working with different people and learning about their point of view.
What is a fun, bizarre or insightful STEM fact about your field?
It is amazing to see the many types of people who contribute to the mining process- geologists, mining engineers, metallurgists, environmental scientists, and more!