Outreach

Current Work

2015 – Current

T9Hacks

Founder, Lead Coordinator, Advisor

T9Hacks is a women's hackathon promoting gender diversity in creative technology. The hackathon creates opportunity for women to explore new technologies, solve real-world problems, and create something amazing with a team.

Press

[CU-Boulder's Atlas Institute hosts inaugural women-centric hack-a-thon – Daily Camera]
[T9Hacks brings women together for 24 hours of hacking — CUIndependent]
[Community Roundup: Hackathons Empowering Safety, Security, and Diversity — MLH]
[T9Hacks: Supporting Diversity in Tech — Victor Ops]
[CU ATLAS T9Hacks: Bridging the Gap Between Women & Tech – Quick Left]

Past Work

Summer 2015

Summer SuperSTEM

Instructor

Summer SuperSTEM is a summer program hosted by the Innovation Center, a maker space for the students in St. Vrain Valley School District.

Summer SuperSTEM: 3-D Printing Toy Design (intermediate level/grades 3-5)
Learn about the craft of toy design and manufacturing through 3-D printing. You'll learn how to make 3D designs in print and with Google Sketchup, then print original toy designs on a 3D printer. What you design and make is limited only by your imagination!

Summer SuperSTEM: Python Level 1 (high school level)
Learn the basics of Python, a common and accessible programming language. If you are new to programming, this is a great class for you.

Summer 2014

Digital CUrrents (ATLAS-Campos EPC Summer STEM Program)

Teaching Assistant

The ATLAS-Campos EPC Summer STEM Program (formerly Digital CUrrents) is a three-week technology intensive summer workshop for high school students who are largely from underrepresented minority groups. Students learn to use software applications and gain programming skills to create and manipulate digital content and complete a final project that showcases their creative and technical talents. Workshop participants also visit with guest speakers about career opportunities in technology-related fields and enjoy field trips to local technology-focused businesses.

Summer 2015
Summer 2014
Summer 2013

Science Discovery Summer Camp

Instructor

CU Science Discovery offers a variety of hands-on STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) camps for kids ages 5-18. Science Discovery offers intensive 1-3 week summer workshops for high school students. Workshops provide unique opportunities for older students to work in CU laboratories, interact with CU scientists, and explore STEM careers.

2013 – 2015

Earth Explorers

Board Member, Evaluation Lead, Senior Volunteer, Mentor

Earth Explorers is an independent nonprofit that partners with local schools and research institutions to provide Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) curriculum with education in filmmaking to spark a lifelong interest in STEM topics.