Posts Tagged ‘The Interesting’

Dr. Joy Johnson is deeply interested in the full stack of engineering electronics: from particles to products. An alum of North Carolina State University, and a graduate from MIT with her doctorate in Electrical Engineering & Computer Science, Joy led mobile development at an MIT-founded music technology startup, AudioCommon. She currently works at Apple in their Special Projects Group and is on the Alumni board of the GEM Fellowship Program, and other STEM-related non-profits focused on providing technical, and research experiences for minorities and women. In this chat Joy tells us about persistence, and finishing well.

Listen here – https://theinteresting.simplecast.fm/005
iTunes – https://itunes.apple.com/…/pod…/the-interesting/id1433174918
Pocket Cast – https://pca.st/fDR7

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Summer Research Programs Joy recommends:

(MIT MSRP) https://oge.mit.edu/undergraduate/msrp/

(NSF NNIN REU) https://www.nnin.org/research-experience-undergraduates

(iTrek) http://www.i-trek.org

(Promise AGEP workshops & SSI) https://promiseagep.com


Fellowships Joy recommends:

(NSF GRFP) https://nsfgrfp.org

(GEM) http://www.gemfellowship.org/gem-fellowship

(Intel PhD Fellowship) https://www.intel.com/content/dam/www/public/us/en/documents/corporate-information/phd-fellowship-provisions.pdf


Articles written on or by Joy:

(MIT MLK Celebration) http://news.mit.edu/2009/mlk-johnson-0218

(Vanguard STEM) https://conversations.vanguardstem.com/wcwinstem-joy-johnson-ph-d-d7277d74da90

(Wogrammer) https://medium.com/wogrammer/joy-johnson-d75a4a362fe9

(Park Scholarships) https://park.ncsu.edu/joyjohnson/

 

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The Interesting – Episode 001 – Edson Breedy

Edson Breedy is a medical student, Taekwondo athlete, and coach from Trinidad & Tobago. He has garnered numerous competition medals and continues to demonstrate his drive and dedication to the sport of taekwondo. In this chat he talks with us about focused practice, overcoming fears, and reframing obstacles into advantages. Have a listen.

https://theinteresting.simplecast.fm/001

Subscribe on Pocket Cast – https://pca.st/fDR7

Subscribe on Google Play – https://play.google.com/music/listen#/ps/Isawkwfr4juaa2qnlgml5nihzne

Stitcher – https://www.stitcher.com/podcast/vernelle-noel/the-interesting?refid=stpr