STEMconnector Webinar: Knowing the Past Opens Doors to the Future
In recognition of Black History Month, STEMconnector is hosted a virtual event titled, “Knowing the Past Opens Doors to the Future: How Historical Representation Plays a Critical Role in Advancing Black and African Americans in STEM”. This virtual event was presented to examine how showcasing historical figures can advance a sense of belonging and improve outcomes in STEM and other fields.
Featured Webinar Speakers Included:
- Dr. Vemitra Alexander, STEM Education Specialist, Office of STEM Engagement, NASA
- Dr. Robert Simmons, Head of Social Impact and STEM Programs, Micron Technology
- Dr. Dawn Herd-Clark, Assistant Professor of History, Hillsborough Community College
- Renee Aaron, Partnership Specialist, STEMconnector (Moderator)