melissa jun rowley – magic maker
Melissa is spear rodding Magic Maker (a project to showcase the brilliant youth that are changing the world – imagine if we redefine public ed – to simply facilitate curiosities – and we unleash 7 billion people – any age – to do just that.
Magic Maker Jack Andraka is a 15-year-old Maryland high school student who has invented an inexpensive and sensitive dipstick- like sensor for the rapid and early detection of pancreatic, ovarian and lung cancers. He recently won the Gordon E. Moore top prize at Intel International Science and Engineering Fair as well as the Google Thinking Big Award for the project addressing a large and seemingly impossible problem, finding an elegant solution with broad impact.
Jack is a member of the National Junior Wildwater Kayak team and has won numerous awards in national and international math competition.