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Saura Naderi lit up the TEDxSanDiego stage wearing an illuminated sign that spelled out her name. She proceeded to dazzle us with her efforts to instill inner-city girls with a joy for engineering by “packaging the hard stuff with fun stuff.” Saura chronicled her work with a group of 7 to 15-year olds over a 6-week period. By being allowed to express their creativity without fear of failure, the girls created marvelously inventive hats for opening day at the Del Mar races, each of which featured an example of amplified robotics designed by its maker

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Questions Answered

  1. Cement the role of industry in STEAM education and sphere of impact in a region.
  2. Relay replicable examples of high quality STEAM programs that link to student experiences in the real world.
  3. Inspire new program ideas and industry partnership opportunities.



Kim Richards KDR PR / STEAMConnect

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