Black To The Lab is an innovative solution to an ever-growing disparity. It bridges the gap of racial and gender inequity in STEM learning while also giving young minority girls something new to play with that they can actually identify with.

Kristen Wells-Collins, a visionary entrepreneur and founder of Black to the Lab, is dedicated to inspiring young girls in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM). Born and raised in Beaumont, Texas, Kristen holds a Bachelor’s degree in Chemistry and a Masters in Community Development from Prairie View A&M University.

Passionate about science and community engagement, she combines play and learning through Black to the Lab, providing STEM toys and resources to bridge gender and racial gaps in STEM. Kristen’s impactful work has earned her awards, including 1st Place in the Building Women for the Future and Delta Red Tank Pitch contests. As an advocate and member of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc, she continues to lead in STEM education, showcasing the transformative power of passion and determination. Kristen Collins is reshaping STEM education, empowering the next generation to embrace their potential fearlessly.