Outreach

MEETINGS/SCIENCE FAIRS:

  • Volunteer, Expo Festival – Career Pavillion, USA Science & Engineering Festival (USASEF), Walter E. Washington Convention Center, Washington, DC (2020) upcoming
  • Category judge (virtual), Fairfax County Regional Science and Engineering Fair (2020)***
  • Judge, NSF Research Experience and Mentoring (REM) Program Grantees Meeting** (within the Emerging Researchers National (ERN) Conference in STEM program), Smithsonian’s National Zoological Park, Washington, DC (2020) 
  • Poster judge, ASCB annual meeting (session organized by jointly by the ASCB Minorities Affairs Committee and the ASCB Education Committee), Washington, DC (2019)
  • Poster judge, AAAS annual meeting, Boston, MA (2017)
  • Judge, DuPont Manual Regional Science and Engineering Fair, Jefferson Community and Technical College (JCTC) (2017)
  • Head Judge, Kentucky Junior Academy of Science Annual Meeting, Physical and Mathematical Sciences Division, Kentucky State University (2016)
  • Judge, Research!Louisville, Graduate Student Research Showcase (2015)  
  • Head Judge, Louisville Regional Science & Engineering Fair (LRSEF) Cellular and Molecular Biology – Jr. Division (2015)
  • Judge, DeKalb Regional Science & Engineering Fair (Jr./Sr. Division), Dekalb County Schools (2013)
  • Poster judge, Summer Undergraduate Research Program at Emory (SURE) (2013)
  • Poster judge, Fall Undergraduate Research Symposium sponsored by Scholarly Inquiry and Research at Emory (SIRE) (2012)

EDUCATIONAL PROGRAMS:

  • Co-organizer, ‘Mentoring During Career Transitions‘ event (with AAAS STPF Mentoring Affinity Group)* (2020)
  • Volunteer, SisterMentors Mentoring Workshop, Alexandria, VA (2019)
  • Participant, Two Scientists Walk Into a Bar, Washington, DC (2019)
  • Speed mentoring panelist, AWIS STEM Career Conference, AWIS San Diego Chapter, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA (2018)
  • Volunteer, Girls Science Interactive Summer Camp, Louisville Bon Air Free Public Library, Louisville, KY (2017)
  • Participant, Kentucky Girls STEM Collaborative Conference, Kentucky Science Center (2017)
  • Participant, Speed mentoring, Louisville Youth Science Summit (YSS) (2016)
  • Participant, NCI R25 Cancer Education Program Speed Networking, University of Louisville (2014)    

TALKS:

OTHER:

  • Alzheimer’s walk – Washington, DC (October 2019)
  • MDA walk – Atlanta, GA (May 2016)

*AWIS Bethesda Chapter

**This conference and the REM grantees meeting build upon NSF’s commitment to increase the participation in STEM of underrepresented minorities, women, and individuals with disabilities

***Originally scheduled to take place at Robinson Secondary School, Fairfax, VA, but switched to virtual due to COVID-19