Tara Chklovski to speak at Appapalooza

Exciting news!  Tara Chklovski, Founder and CEO of Iridescent, the organization that facilitates the Global Technovation Challenge in San Francisco, will speak at Appapalooza on May 1.

Iridescent strives to bring the world’s most cutting edge STEM innovations to the world’s most needy children. It does this by relying heavily on scientists and engineers as well as parents. Over the past decade Iridescent has trained more than 3000 scientists and engineers to inspire and support more than 30,000 underserved children and parents. Its two core programs are the Curiosity Machine and Technovation.

Tara has an undergraduate degree in Physics, a M.S in Aerospace Engineering, and is a part-time faculty member at the Aerospace & Mechanical Engineering Department at the University of Southern California.

Motto: “Every day, in every way, I’m getting stronger and faster.” – Santilhano

Check out some of her latest blog posts:

What Can Mentoring Organizations Learn From Each Other?

How to be a great mentor

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