EX-Ls Upcoming Events

Luncheon & Event Dates

November 18, 2021 Quarterly Luncheon Meeting

February 17, 2022 Quarterly Luncheon Meeting

May 19, 2022 Quarterly Luncheon Meeting

August 18, 2022 Quarterly Luncheon Meeting

November 17, 2022 Quarterly Luncheon Meeting

Cultivating the Next Generation in STEM at Berkeley Lab

Faith Dukes

Photo Credit: PAUL MUELLER/THE REGENTS OF THE UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, LAWRENCE BERKELEY NATIONAL LABORATORY

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Speaker: Faith Dukes, Ph.D., Director of K-12 STEM Education Programs at LBNL.

ABSTRACT: Faith Dukes, Ph.D. From the National Science Bowl to summer internships, K-12 STEM outreach at DOE national laboratories can span a wide breadth of activities. With its proximity to local communities, Berkeley Lab's programs have evolved to address barriers to participation in STEM in ways that are relevant and unique to the Bay Area which were in direct response to the COVID pandemic. A one-week girls camp and six week data science and coding program are now entering their third year and will be held in person for the first time during the summer of 2022. A six-week

BIOGRAPHY: Faith Dukes, Ph.D. currently serves as the Director of K-12 STEM Education Programs within the Government and Community Relations Office at Berkeley Lab. Her work is at the intersection of STEM research, education, equity and inclusion. Prior to her work at Berkeley Lab she held positions at the MIT Museum and National Science Foundation focusing on STEM curriculum development and STEM education policy. She holds a bachelors of science from Spelman College and completed her PhD in physical chemistry studying photocatalytic semiconductors at Tufts University.

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