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Virtual STEAM Night for Teens: Engineering

Tuesday, May 26 @ 6:30 PM-7:30 PM

Free

YouTube Live, St. Louis, MO United States

Teens explore an array of college majors and minors and opportunities in Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Mathematics at Virtual STEAM Nights with university students.

FREE and OPEN to ALL Teens Ages 13 – 18, Junior Academy of Science Members, and members of The Academy’s STEM Teens Youth Leadership Council.

Registration is required! CLICK HERE to register. You’ll receive a YouTube Live link one hour prior to the event. Event start time is 6:30 PM CST.

Meet Your Engineering Track STEAM Night Featured Speakers!

Meghana Eyer is a rising senior at the University of Pennsylvania studying Bioengineering with a minor in Philosophy. She has enjoyed taking advantage of Penn’s interdisciplinary education to truly expose herself to all aspects of STEAM! Outside of academics, Meghana is involved in a variety of activities. She conducts research studying the mechanics of the heart, writes for an educational magazine for schoolchildren in West Philadelphia and serves as a peer tutor. She is also really passionate about music and performs with Sargam, one of America’s first South Asian fusion music groups, and teaches piano to elementary school students. After college, Meghana plans to attend medical school.

Gillian Minnehan is a rising senior from Tampa, Florida, and is majoring in Computer Engineering with a minor in Music at the University of Michigan. On campus, she is primarily involved with the Society of Women Engineers (SWE) at Michigan and is serving on the executive board this coming school year. She has also traveled to both Africa and India with SWE to conduct educational outreach camps. Outside of school and SWE, she runs competitively with Michigan’s Running Club (MRun). Her professional interests are in embedded systems and autonomous robotics.

Aria Mundy recently finished her freshman year at CU Boulder. She has always had a passion for STEM, and had the opportunity to intern at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) and volunteer with the Teen Science Café program at CU Boulder during high school. These experiences inspired her to pursue studies in Mechanical Engineering and Applied Math. Aria is particularly interested in the aerospace industry, and she is looking forward to gaining hands-on experience at her internship at Northrop Grumman this summer. Aria is on the executive team for the CU chapter of Women of Aeronautics and Astronautics (WoAA), which brings together individuals with a passion for space exploration who are often underrepresented  in the aerospace industry. She is also a BOLD Scholar and a member of the Engineering Honors Program at CU. Aria was born and raised in Boulder, Colorado. Outside of school, she enjoys biking, skiing, hiking, running, swimming, and enjoying the outdoors. Aria is also a member of the CU Triathlon team. 

Virtual STEAM Nights for Teens is a STEM Teens partnership opportunity of the Literacy Initiative and The Academy of Science – St. Louis. The Literacy Initiative was founded by Academy STEM Teens Leadership Council member Agha Haider. You can learn more about Agha HERE.

Details

Date:
Tuesday, May 26
Time:
6:30 PM-7:30 PM
Cost:
Free
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Venue

YouTube Live
St. Louis, MO United States + Google Map