In October 2022, Enas Qudeimat, Head of CGSB Administration and Outreach, and Alyaa Hessin, Postdoctoral Associate, participated in Arab Science Week 2022.
Enas presented a scientific competition entitled “Women in STEM” to raise awareness about Women's participation in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics. While Alyaa gave a talk entitled "Eradicating Poverty Through Asset-based Community Development: Sustainable development."
Over 1500 students across the UAE have attended the NYUAD CGSB Virtual Schools Visits. CGSB scientists, NYUAD faculty and researchers, NYUAD admissions team, and NYUAD alumni met with students from grades 9 to 12 to learn about different research paths and projects and to discover the sciences' multiple avenues. List of Schools include Canadian International School, International Community School, Applied Technology High School and The WellSpring School.
Our cross-disciplinary scientists engage with students with exciting quizzes, interactive campus tours, and intriguing presentations describing the scientist's educational journeys, career paths, personal setbacks, and growth opportunities and interests from neuroscience to marine biology to public health.
Some schools that have participated in the NYUAD CGSB Virtual School visits are, the Canadian International School, International Community School, Applied Technology High School in Abu Dhabi, GEMS American Academy, the WellSpring School, and Sharjah International School.
For any schools interested in taking part in this event, please reach out to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Watch the Virtual School Visits on the CGSB YouTube Channel: