Doors Open for Registration
Welcome: John Sexton, President, New York University
Launch: "Science Education For All: A Unique Collaboration" Radha Basu, Co-Founder, Jhumki Basu Foundation
An introduction to the efforts and emerging partnership among four diverse organizations efforts to improve and change science education. With commentary from collaborators: Ashoka: Innovators for the Public, NYU Steinhardt, New York Hall of Science, and the Jhumki Basu Foundation.
Key Note Talk: Dr. Lee Morin, Astronaut, with Sabrina Gilmore, Astronaut Trainer, NASA
Video: "Remembering Jhumki Basu"
A look into the life of a remarkable young woman who was the catalyst for this special event and her galvanizing philosophy and practices for democratizing science education.
Visionary Talk: "Technologies for the 21st century classroom" by Carlos Dominguez, Senior Vice President, Cisco
Panel: "Innovative Science Teaching Methods for Student Engagement" with moderator:
- Professor Edna Tan, College of Education at University of North Carolina
- Sara Farley, Chief Operating Officer, Global Knowledge Initiative
- Donya Locke, Former Student of Jhumki Basu
- Helen Dole, Science Teacher, School for Democracy and Leadership
- Shael Polakow-Suransky, NY Department of Education
Closing Remarks: Mary Brabeck, Dean, NYU Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development
All guests are invited to attend the reception featuring a special student performance and a New York City Schools Science Expo introduced by Professor Maria Rivera from Barnard College.
NYU Steinhardt - Metropolitan Center for Urban Education - 726 Broadway, 5th Floor, New York, NY 10003