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Thanks to everyone who came and volunteered! This was a very successful event, attracting over thousands of guests. We look forward to meeting future young scientists of the world.

about

Goals of TWIST.

Outreach

A major concern at TJ is the under-representation of female students in the robotics, electronics, optics, computer systems, and energy systems tech labs. TWIST hopes to increase female enrollment in traditionally underrepresented labs and inspire girls to pursue careers in these fields.

Techstravaganza

TWIST hosts Techstravaganza, an annual science fair, in which teachers and high school students interact with over a thousand elementary and middle school students. Click here to learn more about Techstravaganza

We <3 STEM

TWIST spreads the love for science, math, and technology!

history

  • 2001

    TWIST is born

    Lauren Tozzi (Class of '02) finds TWIST. As part of our SGA (Student Government Association), Lauren created the position of Women's Issues Specialist. This soon evolved to a counsil of students from all four grade levels called the Treatment of Women's Issues in Science and Technology. TWISTS's first goals: To form links with the three women's clubs at our school: Keyettes, GEMS (mentoring middle school girls) and WISE (mentoring elementary school girls). Second goal: Conducted discussion groups with the faculty to hear their concerns and tried to improve ways to get women to become more involved in STEM using their input

  • 2001-2002

    SophShop

    SophShop: A sophomore workshop is organized in 2001-2002 to introduce girls to all the various Senior Research labs.

  • 2002-2003

    Froshop

    Froshop gave freshmen the opportunity to explore the Senior Research lab options.

  • Now

    Techstravaganza

    Annual Techstravaganza science fair for elementary and middle school students: This event has become very successful in previous years reaching over a thousand kids this year (2014). Other mentoring clubs and volunteers at TJ ran booths with hands-on experiments to spark the interests of future scientists. We hosted a panel of speakers who shared their career experiences and the influence that science and technology have had in their lives.

techstravaganza

Every year, TWIST hosts an event called Techstravaganza that is intended for elementary and middle school students to be engaged in STEM activities.

When & Where

What

Student Involvement

Faculty Involvement

Company and Faculty Sponsors

Thank you so much!

Thank you to our teacher sponsors, Miss Galanos and Dr. Del Cerro, who have supported TWIST this year.

Additional thanks goes to all of our Techstravaganza 2014 sponsors: AT&T , Math Tree , and American Chemistry Society



Team Us

For general questions/comments, please contact twistcoordinators@gmail.com

Seniors

Shivani Dimri

President

Angela Ma

Vice President
Techstravaganza Supervisor

Pooja Rathnashyam

Techstravaganza Coordinator

Diana Chang

Treasurer

Juniors

Evelyn Mo

Speaker Coordinator

Sophie Zhao

Secretary
Webmaster

Sophomores

Jenny Ran Zhang

Historian

Vivian Dong

Publicist

Amee Kapadia

Techstravaganza Coordinator