Dr. Jo Boaler, The Nomellini-Olivier Professor of Mathematics Education at the Stanford Graduate School of Education and co-founder of youcubed.org, Donald G. James, Former Associate Administrator for Education at NASA, Leonardo Ortiz, VP of International Partnerships at code.org will lead interactive learning sessions aimed at 6-18 years old. The event will be hosted by India’s leading television presenter and reality TV host, Mini Mathur, who is also a WhiteHat Jr. parent.
The event will provide students with a rare opportunity to engage directly with global STEM experts and learn first-hand from them across Math, Coding and Space Exploration. The summit will include the following 3 learning sessions:
- ‘Developing Mathematical Mindset’, a session by Dr. Jo Boaler, where she will speak about Brain Science and Growth Mindset while taking the audience on a visual journey through the world of Data Science.
- ‘Space Tech: Breaking the Myths’, a session by Donald G. James, where he will help students identify and break the myths around space exploration.
- ‘Demystifying AI & Coding with Purpose’, a code-along masterclass by Leonardo Ortiz, where he will simplify and explain what is Artificial Intelligence and demonstrate how coding has a major role to play in solving several relevant issues today.
The event will also include an Awards Ceremony where students, teachers, parents and schools will come together to celebrate diversity of WhiteHat Jr students. The sessions will be interspersed with many live quizzes, challenges, polls and Q&A.
“CreatorSpace is a manifestation of our intent to inspire and celebrate creativity amongst young learners. We are all humbled to have globally acclaimed experts such as Dr. Jo Boaler, Donald G. James and Leonardo Ortiz join the event.” said Karan Bajaj, CEO and founder of WhiteHat Jr. “The leaders have generously agreed to spend time for our learners. Rare interactions like these spark a lifelong passion for exploration and experimentation in children. I would highly encourage young learners globally to participate and make the most of this incredible opportunity.” said Trupti Mukker, Head of Customer Experience, at WhiteHat Jr.