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Are You Ready for the Future Steminist Event?


We are excited to have you all join us for the day. We have an awesome line up ready for Future Steminist. Check the event details below!

Make sure you sign up for the STEM session you'd like to attend by clicking on this link


08:30 - 09:00 AM | Registration & Breakfast

09:00 - 09:15 AM | Welcome

Opening Remarks will be led by Jessica Sanon, CEO/Founder of sySTEMic flow. Learn more about sySTEMic flow. At this time, Jessica will talk about the STEM industry, the importance of today’s event, and then will break the participants into groups.

10:05 - 11:05 AM | Session 1 - STEM workshops 

Attendees will have the option to attend one of the following workshops: 

  • Blizzards: Outwit the Elements! led by the Museum of Science 
  • Polymer Bouncy Balls led by Abigale Griffis 

  • Building the Tallest Tower led by sySTEMic flow 

  • Modeling Genetic Engineering led by Digital Ready 

  • Invisible Ink led by Rajashree Das 

  • Self-care: Making Bracelets led by Serenetii Myrthil Watford 

11:10 - 12:10 PM | Session 2 - STEM workshops 

Attendees will have the option to attend one of the following workshops: 

12:15 - 1:25 PM | Resource Tables & Lunch

Stop by several tables and learn about the different companies in Boston that are providing STEM-based opportunities for youth. After that, grab food, join in the fun, and connect with one another.

01:25 - 1:30 PM | Closing Remarks

Students receive a gift bag to take home and complete the event survey. Bus pick up at parking lot 1. 

09:15 - 10:00 AM | College & Career Conversations

Participants will hear from industry experts on their experiences in the STEM field. A mini version of sySTEMic flow’s My STEM Story panel event, participants are invited to  listen to the stories of women in the field and find encouragement through their experiences to continue forward in their STEM path. Speakers include the following

  • Nahndi Moulta Ali, Business Development Advisor, OneDigital (Moderator)

  • Dr. Regine Philippeaux, Chief Executive Officer, Attest Education Group & Excellence for All

  • Prerna Ravi, Graduate Student, Massachusetts Institute for Technology 

  • Maya Kanj, Fourth Year Student, Northeastern University

Meet the Panelists


Nahndi Moulta Ali is an ambitious and dynamic individual who has a strong passion for finance and business.  With a Bachelor of Arts degree in International Relations, Nahndi has gained global experience by collaborating with political advisors and start-up businesses focused on environmental technology, intending to bring about long-lasting change. As a business development advisor, Nahndi has mastered the skills of overcoming rejections, being disciplined, and being empathetic.  In her free time, Nahndi Moulta Ali enjoys playing the violin, singing, and practicing jujitsu.  Nahndi’s magnetic enthusiasm for making a difference in the lives of others is truly inspiring.


Dr. Regine Philippeaux obtained her doctorate in Curriculum and Instruction from Teachers College, Columbia University, her Masters in Education from Harvard University, and a Bachelor of Science from Columbia University’s School of Engineering and Applied Science. She has spent over 22 years in education. Starting her career in higher education, she has also taught high school mathematics in Boston using culturally relevant pedagogy and worked as an educational researcher for many years.Dr. Philippeaux is a dedicated educator fighting to remove barriers and open doors to immigrant, low-income, and black and LatinX achievement. 

Prerna Ravi is a PhD student at MIT’s Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (CSAIL). Her research focuses on designing AI powered educational tools, curricula, and learning experiences that foster equity and creativity. During her undergrad at Georgia Tech, she conducted ethnographic studies investigating the creative workarounds that educators in marginalized communities devised during covid-19 to navigate digital resource constraints.  She is currently investigating how Generative AI can be integrated into reflective scaffolding tools to promote students' self-regulated learning and creativity, as well as how educators can devise novel pedagogical strategies to deliver Generative AI and Data Science literacy curriculum in diverse learning environments.


Maya Kanj (she/her/hers) is a fourth-year student at Northeastern University and will receive her bachelor's in Biology in May 2024, followed by her master's in Biotechnology in December 2025. Maya has experience working in various environments, including academic labs, the biotechnology industry, and clinical settings. She worked as an Undergraduate Research Assistant at the Ionescu Lab at Northeastern, as a Histopathology Co-op at Affinia Therapeutics, as an Emergency Medical Technician for Cataldo Ambulance, and as an Autopsy Technician Intern at the Maine Office of the Chief Medical Examiner. Outside of school and work, she spends most of her time with friends and family and is addicted to the gym, bubble tea, coffee, matcha, and puzzles!


Organizations Hosting A Resource Table


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Parking Information

There is free parking onsite at Roxbury Community College. Parking is located at the intersection of Cedar Street and Columbus Ave. Please see map below for more information! Download the parking map.

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