Keynote Webinar Series: Fredi Lajvardi
May 28, 2020 • 12:00 pm - 12:30 pm
PSBA is pleased to announce a six-week Keynote Webinar Series! Hear world-class keynotes address topics of interest, from the comfort and safety of your home.
Speaker: Fredi Lajvardi
Date & Time: May 28, 2020 from 12:00 p.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Presentation: Improbable to Unstoppable
With humor and passion, Lajvardi reveals the simple secrets to his national champion robotics team's unprecedented success, and imparts to audiences the same wisdom, spirit of inventiveness, and determination that transformed an improbable group of disadvantaged Hispanic teenagers into an unstoppable national powerhouse. His heartfelt presentation captures the imagination, maximizes potential, and sparks the creativity in all of us.
Please visit this page to register and learn about all sessions. This series is complimentary for PSBA members.
About Fredi Lajvardi
Fredi Lajvardi kindles your innate sense of ingenuity with his remarkable firsthand account of how he transformed a group of high school students into a national champion robotics team.
Fredi captivated the country when he led his team of disadvantaged teenagers in a university-level underwater robotics competition, where they defeated leading schools, including top-ranked MIT. Their story inspired the acclaimed documentary Underwater Dreams and was also adapted into the major motion picture, Spare Parts, starring actor and comedian, George Lopez as Fredi. His award-winning Falcon Robotics team is also featured in the 2017 film Dream Big.
Honored with numerous awards for his spirited passion for teaching, Fredi continues to serve as a prominent advocate about the importance of STEM education nationwide.
With humor and compassion, Fredi brings audiences on his inspiring journey, illustrating the need to embrace diversity and invest in people to help others realize their potential. His incredible real-life tale equips you with the real life encouragement to maximize your own potential and to work together to solve complex problems.
Special thanks to the 1895 Society sponsors for making this webinar happen.