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EQUIPPED TO ENCRYPT: Cryptographer’s Apprentice

Sunday, June 3, 2018
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

If you’ve ever dreamed of being a secret agent, international spy, or an elite computer coder entrusted with keeping the world safe from the underground network of shapeshifting hackers, this apprenticeship is for you. Come encrypt then decrypt hidden messages using a cipher wheel with computer scientist Raquel Norel as she introduces you to the exciting secrets of cryptography.

This is a student-only program for kids currently enrolled in the 4th grade – 8th grade. Parents/Guardians should drop off their children for this event.

Supported by the Bezos Family Foundation.


Kely Norelcomputer scientist

Kely Norel is a research staff member in the Computational Biology Center at the IBM T. J. Watson Research Center. She received a B.Sc. degree in Computer Engineering from Universidad de Chile, a M.Sc. degree in Computer Science from Weizmann Institute, Israel and a Ph.D. in Computer Science from Tel Aviv University, Israel.

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