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Publications & Events

Elementary Classroom

Interactive culinary game applications, Chef Koochooloo — Patent Holder

US Patent Number 9,728,098 B2.

“Improving Children’s STEAM Education and Their Global Competence Through Collaborative Cooking” — Author

Nazir S., Ahram T., Karwowski W. (eds) Advances in Human Factors in Training, Education, and Learning Sciences. AHFE 2020. 

Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing, vol 1211. Springer, Cham.

“Classroom Intervention with Interactive Technology: Chef Koochooloo Application's effectiveness in Students' Enthusiasm for Learning STEAM via Multi-sensory Activities” — Author/Speaker

Presented at the Third National Conference on Knowledge Management and e-Business with a Resistance Economy Approach, 2021.


“Improving Children’s STEAM Education and Their Global Competence Through Collaborative Cooking” — Author/Speaker

Proceedings of the International Conference on Applied Human Factors and Ergonomics. July 2020.


“Cooking Up Equitable Science and Engineering Experiences: Design-based Research of a Culturally Affirming and Stereotype Challenging Approach to Early STEAM Education” — Co-Author/Speaker

To be presented at the American Society for Engineering Education Annual Conference, Long Beach, CA.


Imagining Ourselves — Producer

Full-color anthology. New World Library, 2005. Winner of the Anita Borg Women in Technology award.


Book Review: “Entreprenerd Building a Multi-Million-Dollar Business with Open Source Software: Written by Bruno Lowagie (2021-May 22)” — Reviewer


National Science Foundation Phase I SBIR (grant), Recipient —2015

National Science Foundation SBIR Phase II (grant), Recipient — 2019-2021

Cinderella to CEO™ Awards Semi-Finalist — 2019

Tory Burch Foundation Fellow,  Semi-Finalist

Goldman Sachs 10,000 SBA Award, Semi-Finalist

Start-Up Chile (grant), Recipient

Press & Speaking Engagements

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