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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 President and Founder of the Global STEM Education Consulting, LLC  and a co-founder of the DOME Foundation nonprofit organization. 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 12 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 - 2019; She studied Media and Technology in Education at Harvard Universtiy  Graduate School of Education (Certificate, 2021) and Disruptive Strategies at Harvard Business School Online (Certificate, 2020); she is a Fellow and Board member of Massachusetts Academy of Science and a UNITAR Fellow on Global Diplomacy (Class 2021). Larisa is a NASA GLOBE Partner, GLOBE educators, NASA GLOBE International STEM Network member (GISN), GLOBE IVSS judge, GLOBE SRS Leadership team member; Larisa is a strong advocate for science diplomacy, for women in science and engineering and for diversity and inclusion in STEM; Larisa is a teaching faculty at United National Institute for Training and Research Global Diplomacy Initiative Fellowship Program. Larisa is a proud member of AAAS, SWE, INWES, ASEE, ISTE. 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.