An opportunity for your kids: black role models in STEM

In a month, the Congressional Black Caucus Annual Leadership Conference will be hosting a “STEM BrainTrust,” and NASA will be livecasting the event so that classrooms around the country can join remotely. This will happen on Friday, September 20, from 8am to 11am CST, and the event is designed for middle and high school students, showcasing African-American STEM role models. If you’ve got any questions, let me know and I can pass them along–or go ahead and RSVP today.

Panelists include:

  • Dr. Bernard Harris (T.I. Luncheon Speaker and Potential Panelist) (Confirmed)
  • Dr. Roosevelt Y. Johnson, Deputy Associate Administrator for Education, NASA (Confirmed)
  • Mr. Fred Humphries VP US Government Affairs Microsoft (Confirmed)
  • Mr. Ray Dempsey, VP BP Public Affairs (Confirmed)
  • Mr. Harold Strong, University of North Texas – AP Developer (Confirmed)
  • Dr. Scott Edwards, Harvard University Professor (Confirmed)
  • Mr. Barrington Irving (Past Brain Trust Panelist) (Confirmed)
  • Dr. Karina Edmonds DOE Technology Transfer Coordinator (Confirmed)
  • Dr. Nerma Frazier (Confirmed)DOE
  • Francessca Spencer Vasquez (Oracle) (Confirmed)
  • (NFL Representative) (Confirmed, Awaiting STEM speaker biography)
  • Facebook Representative ( Awaiting from Jennifer Stewart)

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