The Westford Business Association held their 6th annual Town Manager Meeting on March 4, 2020 at Juniper Networks in Westford. Hosted by Eastern Bank's AVP Bank Manager, Paul Playe, four of the area's town administrators gave presentations regarding the economic developments within Acton, Chelmsford, Littleton, and Westford.
In this fifth episode, Westford Academy graduate and UConn sophomore, Serena Beri, talks about the importance of piloting STEM (science, technology, engineering, mathematics) global outreach programs to underprivileged countries. Beri and her guests share their experiences of providing supplies, conducting robotic workshops, and teaching fundraising skills to schools in Argentina, Rwanda, India, Ghana, Kenya, and Hong Kong.
In this episode of STEM For Girls By Girls in STEM, Westford Academy graduate and UConn sophomore, Serena Beri, covers the importance of problem solving; how to improve one's problem solving skills, and how to come up with solutions for real world problems. She also touches on the growth of 3D printing in the medical field and her guests, Nandu Vellal, of 3D Educational Services and Amita Vellal, of the Pajama Llamas FLL team, discuss 3D printing's use in the education, movie, automotive, food, and space industries.
In this episode of STEM For Girls By Girls in STEM, Westford Academy graduate and UConn Sophomore, Serena Beri, focuses on First Robotic Competitions for high schoolers, the steps needed to build life size robots, and how various sub teams work together to complete a project. She also speaks with an Olin College of Engineering junior on how robotics has helped this former FRC Devil Bots Team Captain in her electrical engineering major.