Presentations & Invited Talks

Garcia, P. (2016). Culturally responsive approaches for engaging girls of color in computer science. The White House Conference on Inclusive STEM Education for Youth of Color. Event held on October 28, 2016 and hosted by the White House Council on Women and Girls, My Brother’s Keeper Initiative, Office of Science and Technology Policy, U.S. Department of Energy, and the National Math and Science Initiative (NMSI).

Garcia, P. (2016). Developing a culturally responsive framework for promoting computing among adolescent girls. The White House “Champions of Change” event for extracurricular enrichment, afterschool, and summer programming for marginalized girls. Event held on September 30, 2016 and hosted by the White House Council on Women and Girls.

Garcia, P. (2015). Platform politics: Design practices and the construction of scholarly knowledge. Invited talk, School of Information, University of Arizona.

Garcia, P. (2015). Open archives: Assessing the ‘participatory turn’ in archival studies. Paper presented at Archival Education and Research Institute, University of Maryland.

Garcia, P. (2015). Standardizing education: Teaching with primary sources and the effects of academic standards on innovative teaching. Dissertation research will be presented at iConference Doctoral Colloquium, University of California, Irvine.

Garcia, P. (2014). Beyond the textbook: Primary sources and inquiry-based learning in K-12 classrooms. Paper presented at Archival Education and Research Institute, University of Pittsburgh.

Garcia, P. (2013). Primary sources in elementary classrooms: Exploring the integration process. Poster presented at Archival Education and Research Institute, University of Texas, Austin.

Garcia, P (2012). In the fields: Exploring the legacy of César E. Chávez through primary sources. Paper presented at the ALT Conference, University of California, Los Angeles.

Garcia, P. (2012). Primary sources, school children, and our libraries: The case for collaborative initiatives to promote the use of primary sources. Round table panelist at the California Library Association Annual Meeting, San Jose.