Inspiring a Child’s Inner Scientist: Strategies for Parents

Friday, May 26, 2017
9:45 am   -   10:45 am
Room: Nautilus 3
Moderator: Steven Snyder, Ph.D., Chief Executive Officer, Fleet Science Center

According to a 2016 ASQ/Harris Poll survey, 90 percent of parents asked say they would encourage their children to pursue a STEM career. But far fewer high school graduates report an interest in a STEM major or career. How can we tap the potential of parents as STEM advocates, particularly for young women and students of color? This session will feature advice and tips for parents looking to ignite the STEM spark in their children.