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For our Love of Science

Celebrating the untold stories, the extraordinary discoveries, and the inspiring lives led by those whose jobs, passions, hobbies and more embody their love of science. Hear stories about -- the dedicated scientists who unravel the mysteries of biology; the artists and musicians who highlight the beauty of science through their craft; the educators, policy makers and science outreach advocates whose convictions propel them toward community engagement and preparing the next generation of STEM leaders; and the bona fide science enthusiasts who design their own unique journey to science fulfillment.

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Salt and Science Camp makes Global STEM Champions

In this episode, Fatu and Shekerah speak with another amazing STEM professional at The New York Academy to Sciences--Rowena Kuo, Program Manager of Virtual Programs. Rowena discusses her current work developing the next generation of STEM champions through programs such as 1000 Girls, 1000 Futures, which provides STEM mentors to high school girls globally, to guide them in developing 21st century skills for college readiness and leadership in science. She also manages the Junior Academy and Innovation Challenges; both programs challenge high school and adult participants, respectively, to devise solutions for real-world problems. Winning solutions have often been adopted by companies for further development. Rowena also shares her STEM journey thus far, and how her love of science blossomed throughout the years in fun and sometimes surprising ways. She has had several special mentors during her journey, including her grandfather, who encouraged her to hone her expertise, leadership, and passion for informal STEM education.  Reach out to Rowena: rkuo@nyas.orgLearn more about 1000 Girls, 1000 Futures:https://www.nyas.org/programs/global-stem-alliance/1000-girls-1000-futures/ Learn more about The Junior Academy: https://www.nyas.org/programs/global-stem-alliance/the-junior-academy/Learn more about Innovation Challenges:https://www.nyas.org/programs/innovation-challenges/Reach out to Fatu: https://www.linkedin.com/in/fatubmTwitter: @fatu_bm and LoveSciencePodcast@gmail.comReach out to Shekerah: www.linkedin.com/in/shekerah-primus and LoveSciencePodcast@gmail.comMusic by TimMoor from Pixabay: Future Artificial Intelligence Technology 130Music by ScottHolmesMusic https://freemusicarchive.org/music/Scott_Holmes: Hotshot

55mins

6 Jul 2021

Rank #1

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DIY Science with Adrienne

Please subscribe (free) through Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, your favorite podcast app or copy the RSS FeedIn this episode, Fatu and Shekerah are joined by Adrienne Umali, Program Manager of In-Person Programs at The New York Academy of Sciences (NYAS). Adrienne shares with us her amazing journey from bench research to teaching in public schools to developing programs that bring science experiences to students. She manages the After School STEM Mentoring Program (ASMP), which provides unique, hands-on curricula designed with STEM professionals for students, and the Scientist-in-Residence program, for partnering scientists with classroom teachers to create special projects for STEM learning. Adrienne also shares how she has adapted her curriculum and program manager duties for the challenges of learning during the pandemic, moments that have inspired her throughout her career journey, and her advice for exploring new, unexpected opportunities. Listen to get inspired!   Reach out to Adrienne:https://www.linkedin.com/in/aumali/Learn more about NYAS:https://www.nyas.org Learn more about ASMP:https://www.nyas.org/programs/global-stem-alliance/afterschool-stem-mentoring/Learn more about Scientist-in-Residence:https://www.nyas.org/programs/global-stem-alliance/scientist-in-residence/Highlights from Adrienne’s Journey, if you’re interested in teaching check out: NYC Teaching Fellows and she also mentioned Teach for AmericaRead Neil Pasricha’s advice on practicing gratitude using Rose, Rose Thorn BudFor all our fellow food science lovers, check out this Baked Feta Pasta recipeReach out to Fatu on: https://www.linkedin.com/in/fatubmTwitter: @fatu_bm and LoveSciencePodcast@gmail.comReach out to Shekerah: www.linkedin.com/in/shekerah-primus and LoveSciencePodcast@gmail.comMusic by TimMoor from Pixabay: Future Artificial Intelligence Technology 130Music by ScottHolmesMusic https://freemusicarchive.org/music/Scott_Holmes: Hotshot

54mins

2 Jun 2021

Rank #2

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About the Creators

This is the podcast you’ve been waiting for! In this episode, the creators, Drs. Shekerah Primus and Fatu Badiane Markey discuss their backgrounds, and how their passion for all things science inspired them to create this podcast. Listen to get a flavor of what’s to come.Please subscribe (free) through iTunes, google podcasts or your favorite podcast app or copy the RSS FeedReach out to Fatu on: https://www.linkedin.com/in/fatubmTwitter: @fatu_bm and LoveSciencePodcast@gmail.comReach out to Shekerah: www.linkedin.com/in/shekerah-primus and LoveSciencePodcast@gmail.comMusic by TimMoor from Pixabay: Future Artificial Intelligence Technology 130Music by ScottHolmesMusic https://freemusicarchive.org/music/Scott_Holmes: Hotshot

25mins

30 Apr 2021

Rank #3