poornima peiris

Poornima Peiris is an engineer interested in all things STEM related. She is the founder of an initiative encouraging women and minorities to pursue STEM related careers. She has conducted research in various stem disciplines at national labs and was a participant of NASA's space grant program. She is currently working on producing her own science podcast with her local community. Her scientific contributions include a publication in a scientific journal & besides reading up on scientific innovations, she also loves to read books on neuroscience, paint landscapes & create personalized wedding gifts. Aside from dabbling in the creative arts, she does fencing & tennis. Always a Sri Lankan at heart, she loves the ocean & spring weather. She currently splits her time between Massachusetts & New York.
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Fountain of youth for the brain

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Everyday wisdom from public figures & social media influencers

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Catching up with Dr. Sanjay Gupta: what we can learn about everyday health from around the globe

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A Model’s Dream to Break Down Barriers

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What we can learn from a CNN HERO

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Conversation with Steve Bertoni: Vice President & Senior Editor of the Forbes Under 30 Franchise

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A journalist’s adventure to change the public perception of science

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Women in STEM profile

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Shorty Awards Recap

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