15 episodes

SPARK After Hours is a podcast created by Team SPARK to talk about all things Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Mathematics!

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SPARK After Hours is a podcast created by Team SPARK to talk about all things Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Mathematics!

    S2 EP 7: Adapting to Your Ecosystem w/ Roopali Chaudhary

    S2 EP 7: Adapting to Your Ecosystem w/ Roopali Chaudhary

    In this episode, we discuss diversity in STEM, high-level education, and the future of genetics with Roopali Chaudhary! Dr. Chaudhary is the CEO of an organization called Lotus STEMM which provides a networking and leadership platform for South Asian women in Science, Technology, Engineering, Math, and Medicine (STEMM). Alongside this, she is a cell biology specialist at Allarta Life Science, a research associate at McMaster University and a content editor for Sci-Illustrate. Today we will gain more insight into her organization, time spent in research, and advice on how to break into the post-secondary environment.

    • 33 min
    S2 EP 6: Game On: Are You Ready? w/ Owen Goss

    S2 EP 6: Game On: Are You Ready? w/ Owen Goss

    In this episode, we discuss exactly what goes into making video games with Owen Goss! Owen is the co-founder at Milkbag Games. He has run his own businesses for over 15 years, and today, we’ll be exploring how he started off in this field, from his experience in software development to his world-impacting work with his very own game studios.

    • 47 min
    S2 EP 5: Solving and Innovating w/ Neil Mitra

    S2 EP 5: Solving and Innovating w/ Neil Mitra

    In this episode, Neil Mitra talks about combining his interests in science with entrepreneurship. Neil highlights his experiences of participating in the science fairs, launching 2 well-established startups, and balancing this with high school. With tips on time management, innovation and entrepreneurship, this episode can help take your ideas to the next level.

    • 33 min
    S2 EP 4: To Infinity and Beyond w/ Nimita Wadhwa

    S2 EP 4: To Infinity and Beyond w/ Nimita Wadhwa

    In this episode, we’ll be discussing aerospace with the wonderful Nimita Wadhwa. She is truly a visionary and a remarkable individual with a profound interest in Aerospace Engineering. We will be discussing the aerospace industry, women in STEM, the future of aerospace and how it will impact you sooner than you might think.

    Nimita's useful links:

    https://asc-csa.gc.ca/eng/jobs/10-tips-on-how-to-pursue-a-career-in-the-space-sector.asp

    https://www.asc-csa.gc.ca/eng/satellites/everyday-lives/10-ways-that-satellites-helped.asp

    https://www.asc-csa.gc.ca/eng/satellites/radarsat/users.asp

    https://www.canada.ca/en/services/jobs/opportunities/government.html

    • 33 min
    S2 EP 3: Scoping into AI w/ Jai Raghuvanshi

    S2 EP 3: Scoping into AI w/ Jai Raghuvanshi

    For episode 3, we’ll be going in-depth about Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning with Devejya Raghuvanshi - who is an exceptional Data Engineer at SnapCommerce, as well as the host of the Unlabelled Unstructured podcast. We’ll be discussing his past experiences, accomplishments and strengths with Data Science and asking him for tips on beginning a career related to technology.

    • 42 min
    S2 EP 2: Bouncing Back w/ Adithya Venkatarao

    S2 EP 2: Bouncing Back w/ Adithya Venkatarao

    In this episode, we touch on failure, technology, and determination with Adithya Venkatarao! Adithya is an advanced software engineer at Veeva Systems who faced numerous challenges as a Computer Science major at the University of Waterloo. He breathes life into the saying, “It’s not always sunshine and rainbows” and explains how the comeback can be greater than the setback. We’ll be reflecting on his failures and how they propelled him to a successful position today.

    • 38 min

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