Meet the Experts Events Live Q & A


Meet the Experts Events Live Q & A

UCAR Center for Science Education’s upcoming free virtual Meet the Experts presentations will be part of Bard College’s Worldwide Teach-in on Climate and Justice. Our exceptional speakers will be sharing their expertise and answering your questions along the way. 

Registration is required. The events are open to everyone, and the morning sessions are geared towards middle and high school students. Please share these opportunities with anyone who might be interested.


Description and image of Marissa Vara, the speaker for March 29th's Meet the Experts entitled, Empowering Yourself on Your Science Journey.

Empowering Yourself on Your Science Journey

WHEN: March 29, 2023, 11:00 am MST & 6:00 pm MST

WHO: Marissa Vara

Navigating your career path in Earth systems science can be a challenge! Join us in March, to learn about Marissa Vara’s journey to become a higher education specialist at the National Center for Atmospheric Research and how she advises multiple groups on diversity, equity, and inclusion. By increasing access to climate and Earth systems science careers and empowering historically marginalized students to be able to work in their own communities, we create a more inclusive and just space for everyone.


Description and image of the three youth speaker for April 5th's Meet the Experts.

Youth Action for Collective Climate Justice

WHEN: April 5, 2023

11:00 am MST with Madvhi Chittor,

6:00 pm MST with Phoebe Dominguez and Maya Beauvineau

Youth around the globe have stepped into leading roles in the climate movement. Join us on April 5 as we highlight three young experts from elementary to college who are plugging their passions into climate and justice action. Learn about their current and past projects and discover how they have found and built communities in order to tackle climate and justice issues, even when it feels the odds are not in their favor. By being persistent and taking collective action on climate and justice issues that are impacting our communities, we can make a difference.