Katerina Arzhayev Q&A: Effective Virtual Presentations

Q&A with Katerina Arzhayev, after her presentation from the Finding Ada Conference 2020.
Synopsis
Presenting virtually is nothing at all like being in a room with a ppt presentation. We no longer have the ability to control the experience our audience is getting, so how can we continue being effective and engaging presenters? In this talk, Katerina will present the best tips and tricks for intentionally using your face, body, and presentation content to make your point and get your audience as passionate as you are about the subject matter of your presentation.
About Katerina
When she was in school, Katerina Arzhayev joined the Speech and Debate team and launched a five year career traveling and participating in tournaments across the United States. The magic of effective communication has opened many doors for her, including personal growth and career options. After coaching high school students (14-18 yrs old) for several years, she started working with professors and clubs...

 

 

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Katerina Arzhayev: Effective Virtual Presentations

Katerina Arzhayev's presentation from the Finding Ada Conference 2020.
Synopsis
Presenting virtually is nothing at all like being in a room with a ppt presentation. We no longer have the ability to control the experience our audience is getting, so how can we continue being effective and engaging presenters? In this talk, Katerina will present the best tips and tricks for intentionally using your face, body, and presentation content to make your point and get your audience as passionate as you are about the subject matter of your presentation.
About Katerina
When she was in school, Katerina Arzhayev joined the Speech and Debate team and launched a five year career traveling and participating in tournaments across the United States. The magic of effective communication has opened many doors for her, including personal growth and career options. After coaching high school students (14-18 yrs old) for several years, she started working with professors and clubs at the University of ...

 

 

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Vera Peters: “Cutting the Gordian Knot”

Originally published in the ebook A Passion for Science: Stories of Discovery and Invention.

by Joan Reinhardt-Reiss

The Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada was a secure male bastion whose ramparts were rarely breached by women. At the 1975 annual meeting, M Vera Peters, MD was the only female speaker. Her superb resume contained more than a hundred publications and globetrotting lectures. Yet, she possessed three major impediments: she was female, unassertive, and endowed with a soft, sometime quavering voice. Her presence was perfection with neatly coiffed brown hair, twinkling eyes behind large, plastic rimmed glasses, a quick smile and a paragon of haute couture. In high school she replaced her archaic name Mildred with the simple letter M. From her bank accounts to a myriad of scientific papers, the signature would forever be M Vera Peters with initials MVP – truly a Most Valuable Player in medicine.

Vera Peters, an expert breast cancer specialist, always f...

 

 

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Boitshoko Phalatse Q&A: Widening participation in STEM, a catalyst to scaling innovation and social mobility

Q&A with Boitshoko Phalatse, after her presentation from the Finding Ada Conference 2020.
Synopsis
This session will look at marrying old school methodologies with new school technologies and adaptation into digital educational platforms and resources. Our use of coding platforms to promote innovation and collaboration. My believe is that technologies such as case study simulations and AR/VR will expand the interest of STEM as a career choice within young girls in rural communities and reach the desired social breakthrough and advancement.
About Boitshoko
I enjoy the opportunity to revolutionise experiential learning through emerging technologies that introduce agility and automation. I strongly believe technology to be an integral role player in transforming communities. I have a strong passion for sharing knowledge I’ve gained along the way, learning and mentoring in the field and have participated in numerous panel discussions including the Harvard African Development Co...

 

 

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Boitshoko Phalatse: Widening participation in STEM, a catalyst to scaling innovation and social mobility

Boitshoko Phalatse's presentation from the Finding Ada Conference 2020.
Synopsis
This session will look at marrying old school methodologies with new school technologies and adaptation into digital educational platforms and resources. Our use of coding platforms to promote innovation and collaboration. My believe is that technologies such as case study simulations and AR/VR will expand the interest of STEM as a career choice within young girls in rural communities and reach the desired social breakthrough and advancement.
About Boitshoko
I enjoy the opportunity to revolutionise experiential learning through emerging technologies that introduce agility and automation. I strongly believe technology to be an integral role player in transforming communities. I have a strong passion for sharing knowledge I’ve gained along the way, learning and mentoring in the field and have participated in numerous panel discussions including the Harvard African Development Conference and guest lectu...

 

 

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