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Virtual Teen Science Cafe Speaker

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ORGANIZATION: www.semsuccess.org

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The Teen Science Cafe, a program of our Math and Science Career Academy, is an opportunity for Teens (youth 13-18) to explore STEM Careers in an informal setting by having an opportunity to talk to a STEM professionals to learn about STEM Careers. The format of the Teen Science café is 4 parts:

  • Brief Introduction of Who you are, your organization and your current role
  • Sharing Your Journey to Becoming a STEM professional- things that you got you interested in your career path, activities that you did during your childhood and during college and/or graduate school to prepare you for your career
  • Introducing Your Students to Your Career and Your Work - Share with the students in more details, your career journey to what you do know and what you do in your current role
  • Demonstration or Hands on STEM activity that Introduces the Teens to Your Field - whether it is videos, a demonstration or a hands on activity to teach the kids
  • Q & A period

This event is virtual and takes place on the 2nd Wednesday evening of the month between August and May.

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About www.semsuccess.org

Location:

1700 Northside Drive NW, Suite A7 PMB 931, Atlanta, GA 30318, US

Mission Statement

SEM Link’s mission is to strengthen the self-efficacy of K-12 students to pursue STEM careers by exposing them to positive adult role models from the Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) community that increase students' awareness of STEM careers and encourage their participation in STEM Research through digital learning and hands-on activities.

Description

Science, Engineering and Mathematics Link Inc. (SEM Link), is a tax-exempt national nonprofit organization that was founded in 2005 by Tokiwa T. Smith in Atlanta, Georgia on the premise that exposure to the Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) community is critical to K-12 students pursuing STEM careers. Hence, the organization being named SEM Link, because the essence of our work is connecting youth to the STEM community for youth to provide them with positive adult role models in STEM. Our programs and events increase students’ awareness of STEM Careers and encourage their participation in STEM Research through digital learning and hands-on activities.
Since the organization’s inception over 500 STEM professionals have exposed over 10,000 youth to over 50 different STEM career paths as well as supported hundreds of young STEM researchers. SEM Link currently offers programs in the Atlanta and DMV (DC, Maryland and Virginia) metropolitan areas.

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CAUSE AREAS

Children & Youth
Education & Literacy
Children & Youth, Education & Literacy

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

This is a Virtual Opportunity with no fixed address.

SKILLS

  • Mentoring
  • Math / Science Instruction
  • Teaching / Instruction
  • STEM

GOOD FOR

  • Group

REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be at least 21
  • Each volunteer needs to committ 2 hours the day of the cafe and whatever time is needed to prepare for the Teen Science Cafe.
  • The Teen Science Cafe is virtual, so the speaker must be able to engage students in a virtual experience and have access to a tablet or laptop to host the event.

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