STEM FOR ALL Multiplex Webinar- HBCUs as a Strategic Resource to Advance Diversity in STEM


The STEM for All Multiplex's Theme of the Month is  "HBCUs as a Strategic Resource to Advance Diversity."

Be sure to read the introductory blog written by Dr. Ivory Toldson, President of QEM, and additional resources on the Multiplex website

HBCUs as a Strategic Resource to Advance Diversity in STEM

In response to the recent racial unrest, the National Science Board (NSB) issued a statement on racism calling for "increased inclusion of Black people in Science and Engineering (S&E) at all levels, from the classroom to the research lab to the boardroom... We recognize the unique legacy and important role of Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) in contributing to the S&E research enterprise and in educating future STEM leaders." In partnership with the QEM Network, the STEM for All Video Multiplex will showcase HBCU-based research that advance opportunities in STEM for underrepresented students. The videos and panel discussion will cover the latest scientific innovations at HBCUs, and explore ways to use HBCUs as a strategic resource to advance excellence and diversity in STEM.

When: July 20, 2020 3:00 PM Eastern Time  

Moderator: Dr. Ivory A. Toldson, President and CEO of the QEM Network

• Dr. Sarah Krejci, Assistant Professor of Biology and Integrated Environmental Science, Bethune-Cookman University

• Dr. Kinnis Gosha, Hortenius I. Chenault Endowed Associate Professor in the Computer Science Department at Morehouse College

• Dr. Celeste M Brown, Associate Research Director, Center of Excellence for Learning Sciences, Tennessee State University

• Dr. Ann Podleski, Professor of Mathematics, Chair, Department of Mathematics and Applied Sciences, Harris-Stowe State University 


To learn more or to register:         https://terc.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJEsfumsqzMqH93LNszN4VYRa0m35RvBIqSv%C2%A0                                        



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