Executive Director, Fascinate Inc.
Justin Shaifer is a PhD student at Columbia University and the Founder and Executive Director of Fascinate Inc. an organization created to excite underrepresented students about STEM. He is the host of the WGBH’s Live Science Show Escape Lab featured on Twitch.
Also known as ‘Mr. Fascinate’, Justin is a popular science communicator and STEM Education Specialist, with over 30,000 social media followers and 2.5m content views. He has reached thousands of students and educators with his content, keynotes and workshops.
He speaks internationally to students and educators about the importance of STEM diversity. He develops culturally responsive STEM curriculum for institutions in New York City. He is known for his work on the Magic Cool Bus Project and his TEDx talk - How to Speak 'Generation Z'. Justin's work has been featured in Forbes, Variety and several other popular media outlets.