Events

Upcoming Events!

This page is dedicated to presentations created by Cassie Roby for schools, colleges and universities, and community groups. They vary from STEM discovery, academic and career development, and women in the workplace. Each presentation is geared towards a specific age group and will be modified based on your needs.
 

Want to set up a virtual or in-person presentation?
Contact Cassie!

Upcoming and Past Events!

Irvine Career Conference

12/13/22
University California Irvine

Cassie will be speaking about Thermal Engineering and the James Webb Space Telescope to 7th grade students for the IUSD. 

Northrop Grumman & Girls who Code

10/27/22
Virtual
Cassie partnered with Northrop Grumman's Women's International Network and Girls who Code to virtually mentor future engineers across the United States. 

GSOC STEM Expo

10/22/22
Irvine, CA
Cassie helped host the annual Girl Scouts of Orange County STEM Expo. She helped coordinate between 40 exhibitors and over 200 girl scouts. The STEM Patrol group was also reconginzed by Senator Dave Min and Assemblywoman Cottie Petrie-Norris.

 

CDE STEAM Symposium

10/1/22-10/2/22
Anaheim, CA
Cassie gave a 30 minute break-out session called, "Turn up the Heat" where she disuccessed how to bring thermal engineering into the classroom! She also discussed the James Webb Space Telescope and the Miss Volunteer America Organization. Additionally, Cassie spoke about SpACE Girls and introduced the keynote speaker Danielle Wood. 

 

Rocket Fever

 

8/13/22
Columbia Memorial Space Center

Cassie helped children of all ages build their very own straw rockets! Then they learned about the planets in our solar system as they tried to launch their rockets at each planet. 

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Girls in STEM Club

6/11/22
Columbia Memorial Space Center

Cassie spoke about her job as a Space Thermal Engineer and about the James Webb Space Telescope!

Mira Costa STEM Night

05/25/22
5:00PM-8:00PM
Mira Costa High School

At the Mira Costa High School Community STEM night Cassie held her own booth for SpACE Girls! This included info about SpACE Girls as well as a game where students would roll the dice and be asked a STEM question to win candy! Cassie also spoke about STEM and the Miss California Organization on the Women in STEM Panel. 

 
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SWE UC Riverside
College to Career

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05/16/22
2:00PM-3:00PM
Virtual

In partnership with SWE-OC Cassie presented her college to career readiness presentation to the UC Riverside SWE chapter. She covered resume building, interview prep, negotiations, and more!

SWE UCLA Modern STEMinist

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05/10/22
7:00PM-8:00PM
Virtual

In partnership with SWE-LA Cassie presented her Modern STEMinist presentation to the UCLA SWE chapter. She covered stereotypes, mansplaining, sexual harassment, and more!

CSULB SWE Girls at the Beach

04/22/22
9:00AM-1:00PM

Cassie spoke to groups of middle school girls about what it's like to be a space thermal engineer!
Thank you to SWE CSULB for setting this event up!

 
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AUSD Women in STEM Panel

Featuring Northrop Grumman Engineers
04/14/22
9:00AM-10:00AM

Engaging Girls in STEM

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Featured Speaker Linh Dang
04/14/22
6:00PM-7:00PM

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JWST Panel
04/07/22
5:00PM-6:00PM
Check out the recording here!

California State Science Fair

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04/12/22
Cassie judged the senior applied mechanics and structures division! Congrats to all the participants and the winners!

LA SWE Modern STEMinist

04/10/22
Virtual

Cassie presented what it means to be a modern STEMinist! She discussed the challenges women face like stereotypes and mansplaining and how to respond and overcome!
Cassie also attended the SWE LA Professional Development Conference!

 
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City of STEM

Kick-Off Event 
04/02/22
10:00AM-4:00PM
Columbia Memorial Space Center

 
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In partnership with the Columbia Memorial Space Center, Cassie attend the City of STEM which had over 10,000 people in attendance. There she networked with Congresswoman Lucille Roybal Allard, Senator Bob Archuleta, Assemblywoman Christina Garcia, and Councilwoman Claudia Frometa. 

Cassie was also recognized by Senator Archuleta on stage!

Cassie also moderated a panel about the importance of having a diverse workforce!

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GSOC Newport Whales Event

GSOC Marine Science Microscope Class
03/20/22
3:00PM-5:00PM

On March 20th in partnership with the Girl Scouts of Orange County and the Newport Whales Cassie helped put together an Eyes on the Ocean event where Girl Scouts learned how to use microscopes and learned about ocean careers!
 

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California Baptist SWE 

Women in STEM Luncheon 
03/19/22
11:30AM-1:30PM

 

On March 19 Cassie attended the CBU SWE luncheon where she sat on a panel and discussed being a women in engineering and the transition from college to the workplace. She also took a tour of the college of engineering!
 

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SIM Science & Engineering Fair

Space Engineering and Women in STEM 
03/07/22 - 03/11/22
Virtual

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Cassie judged the Science and Engineering Fair for San Bernardino, Inyo, and Mono counties! Everyone did such a great job!
 

Anaheim Unified School District

Space Engineering and Women in STEM 
03/02/2022
Virtual

 
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Cassie hosted a virtual presentation for the AUSD on Space Thermal Engineering, the James Webb Space Telescope, and on different stereotypes Women in STEM Face! This presentation reached young women across 5 cities and several schools!
 

Hawthorne High School

Space Thermal Engineering 101
02/22/2022-02/23/2022
Hawthorne, CA

 

Cassie spent 2 days at Hawthorne High School where she presented to 7 engineering classes about Space Thermal Engineering and the James Webb Space Telescope.
Afterwards she presented to the Female and LGBTQ+ Engineering club about overcoming stereotypes and mansplaining!

 

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CSU Long Beach SWE

College to Career Readiness
02/21/2022
Virtual

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Cassie met virtually with the CSU LB Society of Women Engineers chapter at their first general body meeting! She spoke about resume building, career fair and interview tips, as well as the transition from college to the workplace!
 

Girl Scouts of OC

Race Car Design Challenge
01/22/2022
Anaheim, CA

 

Cassie hosted a Race Car Design Challenge in partnership with the GSOC STEM Patrol. At this event Girl Scouts created their race car out of cookie boxes and raced them down a ramp trying to go as far as possible. 

The Girl Scouts were taught about the engineering design process when they were able to make additions and changes to their race cars and retest. They also learned about how forces, friction, and gravity affect their race cars. 

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Irvine Unified Public School District

21st Century Career Conference

 
Cassie Roby attended as a career conference speaker and presented Space Thermal Engineering 101!










 
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December 14th, 2021
Claire Trevor School of Arts, University of California Irvine
The purpose of this conference was to increase student interest in and awareness of science-related careers. Cassie presented to two different 7th grade groups. A preview of Cassie's presentation can be found here!

Girl Scouts of OC

Fall Kick-Off
9/18/21
9:00AM-4:00PM
Irvine, CA

STEM Expo
10/30/21
1:00-4:00PM
Irvine, CA

Must be a registered Girl Scout of OC to participate in GSOC events

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Summer STEM Camps

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Register Today!

Florida STEAMposium 2021

Postponed

Official Statement from Florida Department of Education:
"These are exciting times in the world of STEAM in the state of Florida.  As the plans for this summer continue to evolve, the Department has come to the difficult decision of postponing the STEAMposium event scheduled for June 22-24, 2021. This is not a cancellation, but a postponement.  We are very invested in the STEAMposium as we have grown this project over the past few years."
 
More Information 

Engineer It! South Florida

Saturday, April 10th 2021

34th Engineer It! Competition

The 34th Annual Engineer It! Competition will be held in person with virtual options available at the South Florida Science Center and Aquarium!

Engineer It! is an annual engineering design competition jointly presented to students in grades 1st - 12th by the Florida Engineering Society & the South Florida Science Center and Aquarium. $5,000 in cash and prizes awarded to winners in elementary, middle and high school categories! 

2021 in-person Competition Categories:

  • The perfect egg container to protect it from a 3-story drop (Drop It)

  • A thrilling roller coaster (Thrill It) - Virtual option will also be available

  • The ultimate water bottle rocket (Launch It)

More Information! 

Expand Your Horizons
North Florida

March 27th 2021

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Featuring Cassie Roby as a career panelist.
Speaking as a Space Thermal Engineer, Miss Jacksonville, and Women in STEM Mentorship founder.

Engineering Week

February 21-27th 2021

Engineers Week (February 21–27, 2021) is dedicated to ensuring a diverse and well-educated future engineering workforce by increasing understanding of and interest in engineering and technology careers.
National High Magnetic Field Laboratory
Free Open House Event

Between February 19 and March 6, the MagLab will host more than 20 free, live virtual events as part of this year's Open House including a session on Kitchen Chemistry and the first ever MagLab Escape Room. 

  • More than 20 new video demonstrations of your favorite flagship demos

  • Behind the scenes, all-access video tours that give visitors 360 degree views of locations at the MagLab that aren’t even accessible during a live Open House event

  • Plus, a half-dozen web-based games for visitors of all ages, including a scavenger hunt with special MagLab prizes for the top three finishers.