New England Estuarine Research Society

Special Symposium

Friday, April 30, 2021, time TBD

Keynote Address and Workshop

Engaging diverse youth in STEM careers

Justin J. Shaifer is founder and Executive Director of Fascinate, Inc., an organization dedicated to exciting under represented students about STEM careers. He hosts WGBH Radio and Television's live science show Escape Lab, featured on Twitch. He is known for his culturally responsive teaching STEM curriculum design for New York City institutions, such as his Magic Cool Bus project.

"Science Communication Shark Tank" workshop

The keynote address will be followed by a "Science Communication Shark Tank" workshop. This highly engaging and collaborative workshop prepares scientists and science communicators to effectively pitch their ideas for funding.

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