Time & Date
Tuesday, March 23, 2021, 6:00 pm
WBUR CitySpace Virtual EventOpen in Google Maps
Black and Latinx Americans are underrepresented in STEM jobs. The root reasons are myriad: limited access to quality education, discrimination in recruitment and promotion practices, and disparities in STEM-based programming across youth communities to name a few. A range of perspectives and having as many voices at the table as possible will be crucial to solving the global issues before us.
Join On Point host Meghna Chakrabarti for a wide-ranging conversation with field experts on how to develop solutions to reverse these trends.
Tarika Barrett - CEO, Girls Who Code
Nigel Jacob - co-chair, Mayor's Office of New Urban Mechanics
Adrian Mims - founder and national director, The Calculus Project
Karl Reid - senior vice provost and chief inclusion officer, Northeastern University
This event is made possible with support from Olin College of Engineering.