Salon on women & STEM: TEDx Ghent, Francis wyffels

When he was a child, Francis wyffels had one dream: to build robots. Nowadays, Francis is a robotics researcher at the Data Science Lab of Ghent University. As a chair and co-founder of Dwengo, Francis inspires children, teachers and volunteers worldwide to tinker with electronics and coding.

Francis talked about how the Dwengo programs help to reach out for girls and socio-economically disadvantaged children to make their first steps in robotics.

Francis is a robotics researcher at the Data Science Lab of Ghent University.

This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community. Learn more at http://ted.com/tedx

Now on youtube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fAfkDtWMDjA&feature=youtu.be
STEM = Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics