IZZY "SQUIZ" LAPIDUS

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💥 RE-IMAGINING STEM 💥

computing student passionate about re-imagining STEM through the design of inclusive, life-affirming, and feminist computer science learning spaces, tools, and communities 💫

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👤  junior at
Barnard College.
👩‍💻  studying Computing, Design, and Pedagogy (CD&P)—a special major I created
🗣  experienced public speaker. in the past 2 years, I've spoken at 60+ organizations.
📲  Social Media Barnard Student Admissions Representative at Barnard Admissions. if you see me all over our Instagram and Tiktok, this is why! I barely knew Barnard existed when I applied to college, so I've made it my mission to harness social media to encourage people to apply to Barnard!
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Barnard Student Admissions Representative not only do I do social media in Admissions, I also give tours, answer student questions, and manage desk shifts at our Visitor Center.
🌱 Senior STEAM SEED (Student Educational Experience Designer)  at Barnard's Community Engagement and Inclusion (CEI) office. My fellowship is through our STEAM in the City program. I work with Harlem/Upper Manhattan public school educators to bring to life STEM-based learning experiences
💚 very involved in
Kode With Klossy, a coding nonprofit that awards thousands of girls and non-binary students scholarships to learn how to code every summer. I'm a former web development Scholar, web development Instructor Assistant, Community Ambassador, and incoming Content Creator.
⛱ This summer, I did a bunch of cool stuff! I held two 6-week internships. I worked as the
Athena Entrepreneurship Intern in Barnard's Athena Center for Leadership, where I organized and hosted the 2nd annual Barnard Startup Summit for current & aspiring Barnard entrepreneurs. I also worked as the STEAM Pedagogical Summer Institute Administration Fellow, recruiting teachers for our new cohort of Teacher Fellows, and putting on awesome STEM-related events such as STEM FEST at the Boys and Girls Club of Harlem. After my internships commenced, I headed off into the middle-of-nowhere Massachusetts to serve as Bunk Counselor for two incredible bunks at my childhood sleepaway camp, the most rewarding experience I've had yet!
🤳 I
post A TON of content about the behind-the-scenes of my little STEM coder lyfe on my Instagram & TikTok. it may just inspire you to pursue a career in STEM! I am also a big Notion fan and post lots of content about Notion as well. View my template here.

cool stuff:
🎤 I spoke at the Barnard Gala in April 2022 which was extremely sick. 
🎥 I was in this
video with Karlie Kloss
that was posted on her Instagram with 10.1M+ followers.
💻 I was in this feature on the Barnard College website about
studying computer science.
🎥 I was in this 
Kode With Klossy Summer 2021 Application video where I convinced you to apply.

DO YOU WANT TO WORK WITH ME?

COOL! LET'S DO IT! I am available for partnering on TikTok/Instagram content, speaking events, Notion consulting, and STEM/Tech businesses/services/organizations consulting. Click the button below to shoot me an email and we can chat. Looking forward to hearing from you!

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THANKS FOR SUPPORTING ME ON MY JOURNEY I'M SENDING GOOD VIBES YOUR WAY!!!!