innovatED: Expanding Opportunities in STEM

Thursday, April 25, 2013 at 5:15pm to 7:00pm

Plant Science Building, 233

InnovatED will bring together leaders and social entrepreneurs working towards equity in STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) education, especially for students of color and young women.

Light reception to follow in Corson-Mudd Atrium, honoring our panelists and the 2013 Teach For America Corps at Cornell University and Ithaca College.

Panelists:
Abby Bobe, Community Manager, Black Girls CODE
Dr. Luvelle Brown, Superintendent of the Ithaca City School District
Elizabeth Davidson (Philadelphia ‘06), Co-Founder and Chief Education Officer, ScriptEd
Ben Esner, Director, Center for K12 STEM Education, Polytechnic Institute at New York University
William Ottman, Field Coordinator for Science and Technology, Syracuse City School District
Alyssa Schwenk (D.C. ’10), Research Associate, Change the Equation

Moderator:
Melissa Moritz (New York ’06), Managing Director, STEM Initiative, Teach For America

Remarks by:
Carl Ferkinhoff (Baltimore '05), PhD Candidate, Department of Astronomy, Cornell University

Co-sponsored by Black Students United, Center for Teaching Excellence, Class of 2014, Cornell Career Services, Diversity Programs in Engineering, Encourage Young Engineers and Scientists (EYES), Engineering Leadership Program, Golden Key International Honour Society, Interfraternity Council, Ithaca City School District, La Asociación Latina, Learning Strategies Center, Panhellenic Council, Phi Sigma Pi, Public Service Center, REACH, Say Yes to Education Syracuse, Society of Women in Business, Society of Women Engineers.

For more information, please contact Pallavi Basu at pb342@cornell.edu.

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