STEM EDUCATION WEBINAR Aug 22, 2020
FREE Education Webinar for Students on Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math(STEM)
Leading practitioners in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) share their personal perspectives in their areas of specialization.
Learn about science research opportunities for school students, hear how to build a science-based company, and more.
Also, students and teachers from schools and universities share their thoughts on staying focused on their STEM education. They'll share their strategies and techniques for remote learning.
Come to get motivated and learn practical tips to help you on your journey to a great career in STEM
Schedule: August 22, 2020, 7 :30 PM - 9:45 PM IST
All times are in Indian Standard time
7:30 PM - 7:35 PM IST - Opening (Annika and Ms. Kaushaki Sondhi)
7:35 - 7:55 PM IST - Dr. Archana Krishnan
7:55 - 8:15 PM IST - Dr. Jayender Jagadeesh
8:15 - 8:35 PM IST - Dr. Vinita Bharat
8:35 - 8:55 PM IST- Ms. Siddha Ganju
8:55 - 9:15 PM IST - Dr. Raja GuhaThakurta
9:15 - 9:40 PM IST - Panel Discussion
Anushka Tahiliani (Paly '20, USC '24)
Arushi Agarwal (Gunn '18, Caltech '22),
Ira Krishnan (8th-grade, Singhania School, Thane, India)
Dr. Raja GuhaThakurta, Chair and Professor/Astronomer, Department of Astronomy and Astrophysics,
Founder and Faculty Director, Science Internship Program (SIP), UCO/Lick Obs., Univ. of California Santa Cruz.
Ms. Smita Kolhatkar, Director of Technology and Innovation at Gideon Hausner Jewish Day School.
Ms. Snehali Marimuthu, Mathematics Teacher at Redwood Middle School.
9:40 - 9:45 PM IST - closing (Annika and Ms. Kaushaki Sondhi)
African Science Buskers Festival 2020 - Additional Support
Jobs of Tomorrow was honored to support African Science Buskers Festival. I was fortunate to connect with passionate, inspiring, and accomplished professionals, Dr. Elizabeth Ofili, Dr. Iris R. Wagstaff, Ph.D., Dr. Raja (Puragra) GuhaThakurta, Dr. Jo Boaler, Dr. Patricia Silveyra, and Shreyansh Daftry was able to introduce them to Knowledge Chikundi, the founder of the African Science Buskers Festival. On Aug 29, 2020, at the festival, they presented to over 5000 students across the African continent about their STEM journey and interests. Thank you for empowering young students to make a positive change in the world through scientific discovery and innovation! The event was broadcast live via Youtube.
I also ran a workshop on AI in Healthcare at the festival.
Here are the videos of the presentations from the Festival (in order of the presentations at the festival):
Dr. Patricia Silverya - Decoding the female lung: understanding the role of sex hormones in respiratory disease.
Dr. Iris Wagstaff - STEM Career Pathways Through a Chemistry Lens
Dr. Raja GuhaThakurta - STEM Research Opportunities: Young People Unlocking the Secrets of the Universe
Dr. Jo Boaler - Limitless Minds: The latest neuroscience and learning that shows you can learn anything
Dr. Elizabeth Ofili - CGFO Foundation Technology – Empowering Girls Science Education in Rural
Shreyansh Daftry - Artificial Intelligence and the Future of Mars Exploration at NASA