STEM@Home Speaker Series
This STEM@Home Speaker Series is a way for you to learn about exciting STEM careers! This is a continuation of the STEM Speaker Series from this summer! The conversations will be held on ZOOM, and attendees will have an opportunity to join a Q&A with each of our guests.
October 29: Science Night with Dr. Tim O'Leary
Timothy O'Leary is the Chief Research and Development Officer, Emeritus for the Department of Veterans Affairs. In that role he was responsible for the operations and oversight of Va research nationwide, involving over 100 medical centers and a budget of nearly $2 billion annually. Since he retired from active management of the VA research program, he has continued to be involved in research as a "without compensation" employee. Currently his efforts are focused on improving the diagnosis of covid19.
November 19: Science Night with Gloria Medina
Gloria is an ecologist with the Fairfax County Park Authority and Volunteer Coordinator for the Invasive Management Area (IMA) Program. Her presentation will cover an introduction to invasive species and their impact on the environment, how she got involved with invasive plants, and what you can do to get involved too.