Tapping Professional Associations in STEM

Thursday, May 25, 2017
11:30 am   -   12:30 pm
Room: Nautilus 5
Moderator: Cheryl K. Goodman, Executive Director, Athena San Diego

Science and tech professional organizations are taking a leading role in addressing some of the major challenges facing STEM, from recruiting more skilled workers in key industries to boosting diversity across the field. Through partnerships with employers and educators, scholarships and fellowships, research, annual conferences and regionalized events, and other work, groups are making great strides in bringing together a wide range of STEM stakeholders. Come hear from several organizations that are making inroads in strengthening STEM education and workforce development.