UAE Learning Network Member Spotlight: Lara Matossian
What are your professional interests?
- Bringing the sciences and arts together
- Raising awareness for the importance of scientific literacy
- Creating and inspiring awe and wonder for science through the arts and culture
- Promoting STEAM education
- Creating opportunities for student engagement in real life growth experiences
- Creating an online space for curating third culture conversations and content
- Creating community and global initiatives that raise awareness for Intelligent Optimism
- Inspiring youth to think of themselves as Cosmic Citizens
- Promoting collaboration
What are your areas of expertise?
- Events management
- Public speaking and moderating
- Teaching and training
- Public Relations
Where do you currently work?
What can members gain from connecting with you?
- SciFest Dubai
- Cafe Scientifique Dubai
- Intelligent Optimism
- And everything it means to be a part of being part of true innovation driven by passion and a single-minded desire and determination to contribute to bringing the future to the present.
What do you want to gain from connecting with members?
I run SciFest Dubai and we actively seek the involvement of and collaboration with students, educators, and educational organizations.