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Virtual STEAM Night for Teens: Technology

Thursday, May 7, 2020 @ 6:30 PM-7:30 PM


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.

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 Technology Track STEAM Night Featured Speakers!

Hezekiah Branch is a rising senior at Tufts University with a concentration in Cognitive Brain Science and minors in Computer Science and Engineering Management. Hezekiah believes in creating computational approaches to issues faced by marginalized communities including preservation of language, disparities in resource allocation, and equitable strategies for talent recruitment in the tech industry. Hezekiah’s background in technology includes research in artificial intelligence, data science, and software engineering. His experience includes work for companies such as Harvard Graduate School of Education, Prudential Financial, and #FirstFlight with Twitter. At Tufts, Hezekiah is the co-founder of Tufts Black Students in Computer Science, an Africana Peer Leader, and head of Tufts Black Jumbos, the flagship platform for Black-identifying students at Tufts.

Kevin Zheng is a recently graduated Computer Science undergrad at the University of Michigan. Previously, he has worked software engineering internships at large technology companies such as Amazon, Facebook, as well as trading firm, Jump Trading and startup, Correlation One. In August 2020, Kevin will be starting a Software Engineering role focused on augmented reality engineering at Facebook-acquired CTRL-Labs.

Madeline Rouse is finishing up her second year at the University of Southern California, where she is majoring in Linguistics & Cognitive Science. Madeline has minors in Geospatial Intelligence and Choreography. She works for multiple research centers on campus, as well as serving on the executive board of Alpha Omega Epsilon, the engineering sorority.

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. Virtual STEAM Nights for Teens is underwritten in part with support from Boeing and the Employees Community Fund of Boeing St. Louis, sponsoring the full array of Academy STEM Teens programming.


Thursday, May 7, 2020
6:30 PM-7:30 PM
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YouTube Live
St. Louis, MO United States + Google Map