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Game Changing STEM Through Women Empowerment

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Game Changing STEM Through Women Empowerment

We are at the brink of the Industrial Revolution (IR 4.0) which calls for an impetus of the Malaysian education system. IR 4.0 is powered by automation and artificial intelligence- change agents that will eventually make certain jobs and professions obsolete.IR 4.0 calls for an education reform. It demands for a new system that places a heavy emphasis on the Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) education in Malaysia in order to mould a forward-thinking generation of students, equipped to enter the workforce and possesses expertise relevant to future job markets.With 2018 uniting women all around the world to champion women empowerment, Malaysian Global Innovation & Creativity Centre (MaGIC) and The Embassy of the United States of America, Kuala Lumpur is organising a moderated sharing session on ‘Game Changing STEM through Women Empowerment’.The session will be held on 17 August 2018, Friday from 3.00pm to 5.00pm at MaGIC, Cyberjaya and will feature a panel of esteemed female subject matter experts who will shed light on the kind of impact women can make to further propel STEM education in our nation.Moderated by Dato’ Ruby Khong, Project Consultant at MaGIC, the panel will comprise of the following:1)Rekha Pai Kamath, board member at Fast Forward2)Erin Keeley, Technology Executive in the Silicon Valley3)Anika Kamath, Award Recipient of the Bay Area “Aspirations in Computing” award from NCWIT (National Center for Women in Technology)4)Diana Macias, Senior Engineering Manager at TwitterThese ladies will be discussing their experiences with STEM, the types of roles women can play to be a driving force in STEM, how can STEM be the future of education and much more.AgendaTimeActivity02.30pmArrival of Participants and Registration03.00pmIntroduction by Emcee03.05pmOpening Remarks by MaGIC03.15pmSpeech by The Embassy of the United States of America03.25pmSpeech by VIP03.35pmOpen Dialogue Session04.30pmHi-Tea Networking Session05.00pmEnd of Programme

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Game Changing STEM Through Women Empowerment

Aug 17, 2018 12:00 AM

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We are at the brink of the Industrial Revolution (IR 4.0) which calls for an impetus of the Malaysian education system. IR 4.0 is powered by automation and artificial intelligence- change agents that will eventually make certain jobs and professions obsolete.IR 4.0 calls for an education reform. It demands for a new system that places a heavy emphasis on the Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) education in Malaysia in order to mould a forward-thinking generation of students, equipped to enter the workforce and possesses expertise relevant to future job markets.With 2018 uniting women all around the world to champion women empowerment, Malaysian Global Innovation & Creativity Centre (MaGIC) and The Embassy of the United States of America, Kuala Lumpur is organising a moderated sharing session on ‘Game Changing STEM through Women Empowerment’.The session will be held on 17 August 2018, Friday from 3.00pm to 5.00pm at MaGIC, Cyberjaya and will feature a panel of esteemed female subject matter experts who will shed light on the kind of impact women can make to further propel STEM education in our nation.Moderated by Dato’ Ruby Khong, Project Consultant at MaGIC, the panel will comprise of the following:1)Rekha Pai Kamath, board member at Fast Forward2)Erin Keeley, Technology Executive in the Silicon Valley3)Anika Kamath, Award Recipient of the Bay Area “Aspirations in Computing” award from NCWIT (National Center for Women in Technology)4)Diana Macias, Senior Engineering Manager at TwitterThese ladies will be discussing their experiences with STEM, the types of roles women can play to be a driving force in STEM, how can STEM be the future of education and much more.AgendaTimeActivity02.30pmArrival of Participants and Registration03.00pmIntroduction by Emcee03.05pmOpening Remarks by MaGIC03.15pmSpeech by The Embassy of the United States of America03.25pmSpeech by VIP03.35pmOpen Dialogue Session04.30pmHi-Tea Networking Session05.00pmEnd of Programme

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