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Larisa K. Schelkin

Global STEM Education Center, Inc
CEO, President & Founder
Shrewsbury, MA
Larisa K. Schelkin CEO, President and Founder, Global STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) Education Center, Inc. 501(c) (3) nonprofit corporation; She is also a Founder of the Global Technology and Engineering Consortium (GTEC) and a co-founder of the DOME Foundation. Larisa Schelkin is the author of the Global STEM Classroom ® teaching and learning model. She has developed over 35 Global STEM projects and established partnerships with K-12 schools & universities in 8 countries. Larisa held executive positions both in academia & global STEM corporations (WPI, WIT, Tufts University; TYCO Electronics Global Corporation). Larisa was a Fellow for Education Policy, Rennie Center for Educational Research and Policy & Institute for Education Leadership (IEL), Washington, DC (Class 2015); Larisa studied Global Education at Harvard University Graduate School of Education “Think Tank” in Spring 2015 & Spring 2016; she is a Fellow and Board member of Massachusetts Academy of Science. Larisa is a strong advocate for diversity in inclusion in STEM; She holds BS and MS in Petroleum Engineering & MS in Computer Science. Prior to moving to Massachusetts, USA, Larisa and her family lived in Bashkortostan, Russia, India, and Africa.