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Kelly Leovic

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Kelly, an Environmental Engineer, has worked in EPA's Office of Research and Development in Research Triangle Park, NC since 1987. As the Director of EPA-RTP's (Science, Technology, Engineering, & Math) STEM Program, Kelly collaborates with schools and the community to develop and implement educational outreach programs, particularly in minority and low-income K-12 schools. Kelly co-chairs Durham Public School's Business Advisory Council and is on the NC New Schools Energy & Sustainability STEM Industry Innovation Council. During her career at EPA, Kelly has also conducted research on indoor air quality in schools and on human exposure to pollutants. Previously, she worked as a Field Engineer for Inter-Mountain Engineering in Avon, CO.

Kelly holds a Masters of Business Administration from the Fuqua School of Business at Duke University, a Masters of Science from the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at Duke University in Clay Liners for Hazardous Waste Landfills, and a Bachelors of Science in Geology and Math from Duke University. .

Topic(s)PresentationAudienceDurationAvailability
- EnvironmentWater: Conservation and PollutionGrades K-5, Grades 6-830 - 60 minutesWeekdays
- CareersCareers at EPA- Presentation and/or BoothGrades K-5, Grades 6-8, Grades 9-1215 - 90 minutesWeekdays
- CareersBalancing Work & FamilyCommunity30-60 minutesWeekdays
- EnvironmentEnvironmental Science TopicsGrades K-5, Grades 6-830 - 45 minutesWeekdays
- EnvironmentTrash Talk (Reduce/ Reuse/ Recycle)Grades K-5, Grades 6-830 - 45 minutesWeekdays
- EnvironmentPollution Soup (Chemicals in our Environment)Grades K-530 - 45 minutesWeekdays
- Environment
- General Science
Judging Science FairsGrades K-5, Grades 6-8, Grades 9-12120+ minutesWeekdays
- Air Quality
- Environment
- Health
Measuring Lung Capacity - Class or Booth ActivityGrades K-5, Grades 6-8, Grades 9-1245 - 60 minutesWeekdays
- Environment
- General Science
- Sustainability
How Much Electricity Do YOU Use?Grades K-5, Grades 6-8, Grades 9-1245 - 60 minutesWeekdays
- Climate ChangeClimate ChangeGrades K-5, Grades 6-8, Grades 9-1230 - 90 minutesWeekdays
- Air Quality
- Environmental Science
- Health
Air QualityGrades K-5, Grades 6-830 - 45 minutesDaytime, Weekdays
Note: There is no charge for a speaker. Travel is limited to (~50 miles) out of the Research Triangle Park, North Carolina (Raleigh, Durham, Chapel Hill) area. All travel is up to the discretion of the speaker. Please submit requests at least 4 weeks in advance. Please limit requests to no more than two speakers per event. If you have a large event and would like to request multiple speakers from EPA, please Contact the Speakers Bureau for assistance.

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