This episode, we're joined by two of the founders of Gique, a non-profit educational organization that brings interdisciplinary opportunities to youths in the Boston area. Danielle Olson & Ashli Polanco share their journey of how their backgrounds & their shared passion for STEAM* led to the start of Gique as we know it.
*STEAM stands for Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Mathematics
About Our Guests:
Danielle Olson is a Ph.D. student in Electrical Engineering & Computer Science at MIT, and Ashli Polanco is a Ph.D. student in Chemical Engineering at the University of Massachusetts at Lowell. Together, along with co-founder Phil Getzen, they formed Gique, a non-profit educational organization that helps bring interdisciplinary educational opportunities to students in the Boston area.
- "Growing Youth Curiosity and Self-Confidence in STEAM with Gique" | SciArt Magazine
- Science Can Dance! Program | Gique
- STEAM Resources | Gique
- Get Involved with Gique as a Volunteer!
- MIT Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (CSAIL)
- Broad Institute
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