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Contraptions and Thingamajigs

December 1, 2020 @ 10:00 am - January 31, 2021 @ 11:00 am

2 young girls talking over video conferencing

Gitanjali Rao

Recognized as America’s Top Young Scientist, Gitanjali Rao received an EPA Presidential award for inventing her “Tethys” device, an early detection tool for lead, a dangerous heavy metal in water. Gitanjali is also the inventor of “Epione,” a device for early diagnosis of prescription opioid addiction using genetic engineering, and “Kindly,” an anti-cyberbullying service using AI and Natural Language processing. Participants will enjoy an engaging Q&A session, including a demonstration of her inventions and a sneak peek of her new book, A Young Innovators Guide to STEM. For more information about the book, visit www.gitanjalirao.net.

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Start:
December 1, 2020 @ 10:00 am
End:
January 31 @ 11:00 am
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Venue

Stepping Stones Museum for Children
Mathews Park 303 West Avenue
Norwalk, CT 06850 United States
Phone:
203-899-0606
Website:
http://steppingstonesmuseum.org