WORK & EVENT ARCHIVE

Interviews

USA Science and Engineering Festival 
News 4 Your Sunday at NBC Washington discussion of the 2018 USA Science and Engineering Festival featuring Dr. Ford, Festival Director Marc Schulman, and Lockheed Martin Engineer Eleanor Nave.

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Talk to Jess Podcast
In this April 2017 episode, Jess Weiner and Dr. Ford discuss how she found her path in STEM that ultimately led her to the position of Senior Policy Advisor at the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy.

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Speaking Engagements

National Science and Technology Medals Foundation STEM Spotlight.
Virtual: A fireside chat with science journalist Sarah Williams where Dr. Ford discussed aspects of her journey in STEM.

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University of Utah: Conquering Imposter Syndrome
Salt Lake City, UT: The University of Utah MUSE Project welcomed Dr. Ford for a session on “Conquering the Imposter Syndrome.”  

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NY Science & Technology Entry Program Conference 
Albany, NY: Dr. Ford provided the keynote address at the 20th annual New York STEP Statewide Student Conference.  

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REC Foundation: Girl Powered Flagship Event
Dallas, TX: The Girl Powered Initiative rallied thousands of students across the globe to explore STEM Careers. Dr. Ford delivered the keynote at the Girl Powered Flagship Event, which was presented by The Robotics Education & Competition Foundation, VEX Robotics, and Texas Instruments.

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Akron Public Schools DrE3am Day
Akron, OH: A native of Akron, OH, Dr. Ford delivered a motivational keynote address at the  Akron Public Schools DrE3am Day, which is an experience for the district's high school seniors.

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MPACE Conference: Making Dreams Reality
Anaheim, CA: Closing keynote for the Mountain Pacific Association of Colleges and Employers (MPACE) conference entitled, "Dreams with Wings: Overcoming Imposter Feelings to Unleash the Greatest Potential.

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Panels

Paley Center Hidden Figures Panel
The Paley Center for Media and 21st Century Fox presented a special discussion on STEM careers and media portrayals in the Hidden Figures film.

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HBCU@ SXSW
Dr. Ford moderated a panel on, "Leveraging Film and Entertainment to Advance STEAM," which was a part of a series of panels in HBCU@SXSW.

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White House "Math and the Movies" Panel
Dr. Ford moderated a panel discussion with actor Jeremy Irons and mathematicians as part of a screening the film The Man Who Knew Infinity.

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White House #SoSTEM Event
Fourth and final White House "State of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math" Event in the Obama Administration.

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Paley Center Tech + Media Panel
Panel discussion at the Paley Center for Media entitled, "A Wider Net: Inclusion and Innovation in Tech Media."

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White House Blogs

Honoring NASA's Katherine Johnson, STEM Pioneer
November 2015:

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STEM Depiction Opportunities: Inspiring a diverse generation of STEM innovators 
February 2016:

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Shining a Light on Untold Stories in STEM 
March 2016:

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Celebrating Hidden and Modern Figures from Four Eras of Space Exploration 
December 2016:

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Technical Papers

“Expression and Role of VEGF-A in the Ciliary Body.”
Ford, K.M., Saint-Geniez, M., Walshe, T., and D’Amore, P.A. Investigative Ophthalmology and Visual Science. 2012; 53 (12): 7520-7527.

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“Molecular regulation of vascular endothelial growth factor expression in the retinal pigment epithelium.”
Ford, K.M. and D’Amore, P.A.  Molecular Vision. 2012;18: 519-27.

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“Expression and role of VEGF in the adult retinal pigment epithelium.”
Ford, K.M., Saint-Geniez, M., Walshe, T., Zahr, A. and D’Amore, P.A. Investigative Ophthalmology and Visual Science. 2011; 52 (13): 9478-9487.

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