Presenting at an Elementary School

In February 2015, I was invited to give a talk to the 5th Grade students of the International School of Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. The grade was hosting a series of talks by figures of social change who are making a positive change to society. Speakers included lawyers, volunteer teachers for refugees, flood victim relief workers, and diplomats. I was asked to talk about what a flood researcher does. This opportunity to explain research in a relatively niche field in an accessible and interesting way to 10 year old children was an exciting challenge.

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