In this wide-ranging episode of Clinical Lab Chat, CLP’s director of business intelligence, Chris Wolski, discusses the hows and whys of keeping kids engaged in science with Natalie Kuldell, executive director of BioBuilder, a 501c3 non-profit designed to inspire kids and help teachers and professionals keep students interested in science in school and beyond. Kuldell, who was named as a STEM trailblazer in 2020, is also a member of the MIT faculty.

Among the topics discussed in this episode:

  • How to foster and sustain a love of science throughout a kid’s educational journey
  • How important parents, teachers, and professionals are to sustaining scientific interest
  • How laboratorians can directly influence students to pursue a laboratory or allied career
  • The benefits to society as a whole having an scientifically knowledgeable citizenry