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