Youth development Initiatives
I. Summer Research Projects for High School Students
The overall purpose of these projects is to help high school students in the following ways:
- Gain greater awareness of how technology can be leveraged to create value.
- Get a better feel for research.
- Enhance their ability to be creative and think out-of-the-box.
- Enhance their ability to write clearly and effectively.
Feedback FROM 2019 Student Shreya basireddy
Shreya Basireddy <firstname.lastname@example.org> Sat, Jan 11, 2020 at 11:17 AM
Thank you for allowing me to participate in the summer research program. It was an amazing opportunity to research a field that I am interested in. I learned a lot about Artificial Intelligence, the Internet of Things, and Wearable devices. Before I started this program, I did not understand much about AI. But under your guidance, I was able to immerse myself in the subject and research various topics in the field. Not only did I learn about AI, but I also gained valuable knowledge on how to research and write a successful research paper. This was valuable knowledge that I would be taking with me to succeed in college.
Feedback FROM 2018 Student Srinidhi nandala
Feedback FROM 2018 Student Kaushal gandikota
Feedback FROM 2017 Student ABHI Yamani
II. Youth Development Workshops
Jan 28th, Saturday, 11:30 to 1:00 PM -- Making the Most of Your Collegiate Experience/Realizing Your True Potential -- Part 2
Guest Panelists: Hannah Gillon (UGA), Sean Pollit (UGA), Katlyn Taylor (UGA/Advocate) and Dr. Susanna Wu-Pong Calvert (Director Professional Development Programs, UGA)
Moderator: Dr. Dave Chatterjee
Location: Yugal Kunj Community Center, Duluth, GA
Jan 21st, Saturday, 11:30 to 1:00 PM -- Making the Most of Your Collegiate Experience/Realizing Your True Potential -- Part 1
Guest Panelists: Allison Brodsky (UGA), Rhea Chatterjee (GA Tech), Emily Dong (GA Tech/IBM) and Dr. Russell Mumper (UGA Vice Provost)
Moderator: Dr. Dave Chatterjee
Location: Yugal Kunj Community Center, Duluth, GA.
Dec 25th, Saturday, 1:30 to 3:00 PM -- Realizing Your True Potential
Invited Speaker: Dr. Dave Chatterjee @ YUGAL KUNJ SUMMER CAMP
workshop participant feedback
I would like to thank you so much for giving me this amazing opportunity of learning from you and getting exposure to the business world. I have learned a lot that I would not have been able to on my own. -- Sahanaa S., August 2017
"I believe this was a great workshop for incoming college students. Even though I tried my best, ran an organization, and was very involved in high school. I wish someone would have come to my school and spoken w/us this way. I feel a lot of students lack this vital information.” — Chloe H., January 2017
"The panelists were great, they were knowledgeable and gave relatable advice. I am very glad I could attend today. Thank you for having me.” — Jake G., January 2017
“Loved it; Very impressive; Great discussions.” — Victor C., January 2017
“I got some really good pointers on how to make the most of my time. I learned a lot about how to find what I am passionate about.” — Shrestha S., January 2017
I really enjoyed it and for the actual college students to come and share relatable scenarios." — Lake B., January 2017