Future School: Parkland Shooting Survivor and Activist Samantha Fuentes

Samantha Fuentes

Samantha Fuentes, School Safety Activist

Zoom discussion on October 21st at 7pm pt explores school safety recommendations with school safety activist

BEVERLY HILLS, CA (robinsrowe.com) 2020/10/20 – In 2018, at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, 17 people lost their lives after a 19-year-old former student opened fire on the students, faculty, and staff. Many more were wounded, including Samantha Fuentes, with shrapnel permanently embedded in her legs and behind her eye and with PTSD.

As an activist and public speaker, Samantha Fuentes has previously described her journey to recovery, her commitment to social justice and positive change in schools, and has advised researchers.

In this 30-minute interactive Zoom call, we will not be reliving the day of the tragedy, rather discussing lessons learned and ways forward.

  • What changes came after the tragedy?
  • What changes have worked and what made things worse?
  • How does the COVID lockdown and Distance Learning change the challenges of monitoring and promoting student mental health?
  • What should we do next?

Wednesday, October 21st, 2020, at 7pm to 7:30pm
Zoom Meeting ID: 647 825 5464
Passcode jwMyg6
Note this event will be recorded and may be posted online

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Robin S. Rowe

Future School Host Professor Rowe

Professor Rowe has taught computer science at two universities: at the University of Washington and at the Naval Postgraduate School.

In 1995, as a navy research scientist for VR war gaming, Robin created realistic 1st-person shooter gaming technology. Military technology for training war fighters and to rehearse Special Forces missions, has since migrated into similar consumer gaming experiences, such as Call of Duty.

As chief technologist of a multi-billion dollar defense company, Robin created an AI real-time crisis detection system installed at NORAD and other military command centers. This system monitors all broadcast television news feeds 24×7 and alerts the relevant military analyst within seconds of a news report touching a topic of concern.

Robin builds VR technology for Hollywood animation and visual effects. Technology he created is used to add digital stunt doubles to superhero feature films such as Spider-Man Far From Home and to animate a hit Mattel Barbie cartoon series.

Robin’s latest projects in advanced education include work as technology strategist for Lenovo ThinkReality AR glasses, advancing hands-free interfaces using AI, 3D, computer vision, speech recognition and visual programming.

Robin S. Rowe is running for BHUSD School Board in the November 2020 election.