VIDEO: EDDIE REDMAYNE ON STEPHEN HAWKING & “THE THEORY OF EVERYTHING”

Renowned British physicist Dr.Stephen Hawking passed away on March 14, 2018. He was 76 years old.

In 2014 Eddie Redmayne essayed the role of Dr. Hawking in the film The Theory of Everything. I got a chance to interview Redmayne about how he prepared for the role and his meeting with Dr. Hawking.

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VIDEO: ALEXANDRA DEAN ON BOMBSHELL: THE HEDY LAMARR STORY

Filmmaker Alexander Dean shares why she made Bombshell:The Hedy Lamarr Story. The Hollywood actress was known for her beauty but not her interest in technology. During World War II Lamar co-invented a secret communication systems based on frequency hopping. It was only decades later that Lamarr got recognition for her work.

Bombshell:The Hedy Lamarr Story released on Mary 9, 2018 in San Francisco Bay area. The film airs on PBS in May 2018.

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VIDEO: RINA SHAIKH-LESKO ON SCIENCE WRITING

What does a science writer do? We turned to Rina-Shaikh Lesko, who trained and worked as an epidemiologist and then switched gears and became a science writer. But, before becoming a science writer Shaikh-Lesko went back to school to study Science Communication from University of California Santa Cruz.

This interview is part of an upcoming longer interview with Shaikh-Lesko and is part of our Women in Science and Tech series.

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Happy Diwali

Happy Diwali greetings to all those celebrating the Indian festival of lights, where good wins over evil. Wish you all a wonderful year.

 

Happy Diwali

UTAH’S UEN TV AIRING OUR 9-PART SERIES ON WOMEN IN SCIENCE, TECH & BUSINESS FROM SILICON VALLEY

Delighted to share that Utah Education Network (UEN) TV is currently airing our 9-part series on Women in Science, Technology and Business in Silicon Valley. Each episode airs on 2 different days of the week (Mondays at 10.30 pm and Fridays at 430 am on Channel 9 in Salt Lake City, UT.

Here are a couple of screen shots from UEN’s website on our show.

 

UEN TV airs The Kamla Show

 

UEN TV airs The Kamla Show

 

Our  Women in Science, Tech & Business series is sponsored by Zoho Corp.

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VIDEO: ALEXANDRA DEAN ON BOMBSHELL: THE HEDY LAMARR STORY

Filmmaker Alexandra Dean wrote and directed a new documentary on Hedy Lamarr, who was a Hollywood actress and an inventor. Lamarr was often described as the “most beautiful woman in the world” But, what was little known is that Lamarr was an inventor and her invention paved the way for bluetooth, GPS, wi-fi and other technologies.

In this excerpt from an upcoming interview Dean shares why she made the film on Lamarr, and how she was inspired by her.

Bombshell: The Hedy Lamarr Story releases in the US in November 2017.

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WOMEN IN SCIENCE, TECHNOLOGY & BUSINESS SERIES AIRING ON PBS STATIONS

Our 9-part series on Women in Science, Technology and Business from Silicon Valley is airing on PBS College Station, TX on Sundays at 11.30 am CST. The first episode aired on Sunday, Aug 9, 2017 and the last episode airs on Sunday, September 3, 2017.

And, starting on Friday, Sept 8th the series will air on Sacramento’s PBS channel KVIE2 at 6.30 am PST. The last episode will air on Friday, Nov 3rd at 6.30 am PST.

Earlier in July, Austin’s PBS station KLRU aired one of the episodes from our Women in Science, Technology and Business series.

A big thank you to these PBS stations for airing our series in Women in Science, Technology and Business sponsored by Zoho Corp.

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VIDEO: NANCY ZAYED, CO-FOUNDER & CTO OF MAGICCUBE INC

We sat down to speak with Nancy Zayed co-founder and Chief Technology Officer (CTO) of MagicCube, a Silicon Valley startup. Zayed previously worked for Apple, Palm and Cisco before she decided to co-found her startup. This interview is part of our Women in Science, Tech & Business  TV series.

MagicCube makes security easy for mobile and Internet of Things (IoT) applications is how Zayed describes their startup. We talk to her about how they came up with the idea for their startup, the challenges of doing a startup and the toll it takes on your family. Startups are not for the faint of heart says Zayed. In early 2017 MagicCube raised its  Series A round of funding. They previously raised a seed round.

Zayed developed an interest in math and science as a young girl and credits her primary school teacher for nurturing her interest.We also find out the role of her parents in nurturing her interests in math and science.

This is part of our Women in Science, Tech & Business series sponsored by Zoho Corp.

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VIDEO: WOMEN IN TECH – NANCY ZAYED OF MAGICCUBE INC

Meet Nancy Zayed, Founder and CTO of MagicCube Inc, a Silicon Valley-based mobile digital security startup. Working in a startup demands a lot or time and attention and cuts into your personal life. Zayed grew up with working parents. Her father was a medical doctor and her mother was a pharmacist. What did she learn from her parents when it comes to work-life balance? Tune in to find out.

This is a highlight of an upcoming interview with Zayed in our Women in Science, Tech & Business series sponsored by Zoho Corp.

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VIDEO: SHIREEN SANTOSHAM, CHIEF INNOVATION OFFICER AT SAN JOSE

Meet  Shireen Santosham, Chief Innovation Officer in Mayor Sam Liccardo’s office of San Jose. We sat down to speak with her about her role as a Chief Innovation Officer about building a smart city. How do you harness technology to improve the lives of denizens of this Silicon Valley city? How do you improve digital infrastructure of the city? How do you deal with connected cars and autonomous vehicles that are fast becoming a reality? How do you build San Jose into a smart, sustainable and innovative city by 2020?

Santosham is acutely aware on how technology can help improve the lives of people. Previously she was with a telecom organization and worked on how to bridge the divide for women globally. Women are less likely to use and own a mobile phone she points out.

Santosham grew up in an Indian reservation in Arizona where both her parents served as doctors. She thought she would follow her parents footsteps, but opted to study finance for her undergraduate and got an MBA from Harvard University.

This interview aired on TV in the US and is part of our Women in Science, Tech & Business series sponsored by Zoho Corp.

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