Colloquia is plural for colloquy, which is an academic meeting or seminar. Hence, the participants will learn about wireless as it relates to STEM criteria. Please see the narrative about Dr Alicia Bullock who is the founder of the initiative and read her motivation and purpose for the RF Initiative for Girls and the colloquia.
FAQs are listed below as well.
5500 Wissahickon Avenue, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19144, United States
Under the auspices of STEM, Dr Alicia Bullock conducts colloquiums titled " LOOk Up" for Women and girls on the basics of wireless communications as well as current trends in the RF Industry. Alicia is the first, and still, only Black Woman for over 20 years to hold the position of Game Day Coordinator for RF Frequency Coordination for the NFL. She is also a RF Consultant for other sports industries, [soccer and college football], in addition to the entertainment industry. A coda of Artists include: Beyoncé, Kevin Hart, U2, Taylor Swift, Kenny Chesney, Metallica, Guns & Roses, Coldplay, One Direction, and numerous others.
Q How long are the workshops?
A The interactive workshops are 2 hours in length with a culminating Septa Regional Rail trip to `LOOk Up' identify RF antennas in our community. There is a certificate ceremony upon completion of the colloquium. There may also be a guest speaker; usually a CELEBRITY BROADCASTER FROM A MAJOR NETWORK. The students will also have the opportunity to participate in a LIVE Radio Broadcast on Alicia's Peace of the Air hosted by Dr ALICIA BULLOCK on WPPM-LP FM 106.5 PHILADELPHIA - on PhillyCAM.org/radio & the TuneIn Radio app 🔍WPPM - PhillyCAM Radio
Q How old does a girl have to be in order to participate?
A The workshop is for girls aged 8-16.
Q How much does it cost?
A The workshops are usually $25. per student plus the cost of the Septa Regional Rail trip. The locations vary and will be announced during open registration. However, there are also a limited number of scholarships available based on a first-come, first-served basis.
Q Where are the workshops conducted?
A In historic downtown Philadelphia.
Q What topics are covered?
A Introduction to Radio, what is RF and wireless; why is it important and why should I care? The participants will also learn how to operate RF equipment and will be able to identify RF antennas in their communities.