AAPT: American Association of Physics Teachers

AAPT Member Spotlight

Meet Deepshikha

I was trained in Theoretical Nuclear Physics, however, my passion lies in teaching and it extends to educational outreach to marginalized communities in the US and internationally. I co-led a partnership with Kids Around the World, an organization that builds playgrounds in some of the most marginalized communities in developing countries so that these could then develop as centers for social growth. This partnership included my students assisting with the building of the playground and teaching STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) activities to local school children in Ecuador in the summer of 2022. At Rockford University, I established an annual "STEM Camp."

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