2021 Guest Speaker Series

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On the last Saturday of each month, we’ll be offering a free online event featuring a womxn in STEM Guest Speaker. We at Terranaut Club believe it’s critically important for girls and gender minorities to see themselves represented in STEM careers, so we developed this Guest Speaker Series to offer our participants more (virtual) face time with womxn in these fields. Our Guest Speaker Series is open to girls+ (girls & gender minorities) who live in πŸ‡¨πŸ‡¦ Atlantic Canada or πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡Έ Florida and meet the event’s suggested age range. 

If you’re not able to tune in live, these events will be recorded and posted later on our YouTube page.


March (Math Month!)

Our March Guest Speaker is Rebecca Alcock, a PhD student and Biomedical Engineer at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Her talk is titled “Math in Medicine: Calculating and Coding a Healthier World.” We can’t wait to have her!

ABOUT THIS EVENT

  • Saturday, March 20th at 11:00am AST (NS/NB/PEI)/ 10:00am EST (Florida)
  • 1 hour long
  • For girls+ (girls & underrepresented genders) who live in Atlantic Canada or Florida
  • Rebecca’s talk is best suited for girls+ ages 12 – 18, but younger participants are welcome if they’re keen to learn about this topic
  • Registration is limited to 20, and ends the night before
  • Free!

ABOUT REBECCA

Rebecca is a PhD student in Industrial Engineering at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, and earned her Bachelor of Science in Biomedical Engineering. Rebecca is a brilliant woman in STEM with diverse experience working in developing countries across the globe. We’re SO excited to feature her!




February

Our February Guest Speaker was Erica Porter, a Fisherwoman and Ocean Technician from Nova Scotia, Canada. Her talk was titled “Life on the Ocean: Fishing, Science & Conservation” and will soon be uploaded to our YouTube channel.


January

Our January Guest Speaker was Andy Fragola, a Marine Biologist and Shark Safety Diver with One Ocean Diving in Hawaii. Her talk was titled “Sharks in Hawaii: Apex Predator, Not Monster” and will soon be uploaded to our YouTube channel.

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