Mayim Bialik of “The Big Bang Theory” talks neuroscience with Blaine and Laila

Posted at 12:15 PM, Mar 13, 2014
and last updated 2014-03-13 12:15:36-04

A generation of girls grew up watching her on Blossom. Now, Mayim Bialik is back on the small screen – and winning a new group of fans.

What you may not know is that Bialik is more than just an actress. She actually has a Ph.D. in neuroscience, and she’s involved in an initiative to encourage girls to follow in her footsteps by exploring education and career opportunities in stem. Mayim explains why the word “stem” is so important to education and career success. Watch, below: