Women in STEM

My outreach efforts focus particularly on promoting women in STEM by engaging young students in fun and educational STEM workshops.

Recent:

  • 2016 Women In Space Science Award Celebration (Student Program)

STEM mentor for “Design an Alien!”, Adler Planetarium, Chicago, May 2016

  • 2016 UChicago FEMMES Code Camp and Capstone

Workshop leader for “Intro to CS Thinking — Keychains”, University of Chicago, Chicago, April 2016

  • 2016 High Jump Annual Career Show & Tell

Speaker as a STEM Professional, Moody Church Conference Center, Chicago, Feb. 2016

Previously in Chicago:

  • 2015 Expanding Your Horizons Chicago

Workshop leader for “Sphero: Choregraph Your Robotic Dance”, University of Chicago, March 2015

  • 2014 Expanding Your Horizons Chicago

Member of the Chicago Organization Committee, University of Chicago, Sept. 2014 – March 2015

  • 2013 Expanding Your Horizons Chicago

Workshop leaders for “Juice from Juice – Make Your Own Solar Cell“, University of Chicago, March 2013

Previously in Montreal:

  • DIY Summer Camp, Montreal, Canada, June 2012

Workshop leader for a series of physics and astronomy workshops: “Make Your Own Solar System“, “Pressure –– Standing on eggs”, etc. (for 3 to 7 year-olds)

  • 4G Funshop for Girls by Microsoft/CLUMEQ, McGill University, Montreal, Canada, May 2012

Workshop leader on “Physics and Research” illustrating friction, stress, pressure and research in astrophysics through fun experiments (middle school girls).

  • Astronomy Outreach Team, McGill University, Montreal, Canada, 2011 – 2012

Workshop leader for “Make Your Own Comet”, “3D Constellation Models”, “UV Beads”, etc. (elementary school classes).

  • Popular Astronomy Festival of Mont-Megantic, Mont-Megantic, Canada, 2010

Volunteer at telescope observing stations.

  • Member of Montreal Planetarium Amateur Astronomers’ Society (SAPM), Montreal, 2003 – 2012

Popular Science Articles & Talks

  • Article in Hyperespace, SAPM

Les Étoiles à Neutrons et Leurs Mystères (Neutron Stars and Their Mysteries)”. Hyperespace, Vol. 22, No. 4, Winter 2011.

  • Monthly SAPM science conference

À La Recherche des Étoiles à Neutrons avec L’Observatoire Chandra (Hunting for Neutron Stars with Chandra Observatory)” , Dec. 2011.