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Events and Programs

Our Fall Events

Conversations with experts, role models, and mentors. Join us for our fall events, all free and all online!

September 25, 2020

While we had hoped to join you all on campuses over the next few months, 2020 is just not that kind of year. This fall we are doing what we do best, and we are doing it all online. Through our virtual programming, we will be highlighting voices in STEM that are often left out of the conversation and creating spaces where viewers like you can both learn from and relate to experts who share our goals for the future of STEM. What we hope to show through these conversations is that there isn’t one way to build a STEM career, and there certainly isn’t just one perfect path to success. But there are, at every turn, incredible role models and mentors you can look to for advice and inspiration. We are very proud to announce a lineup of truly wonderful role models for our Unscripted and STEM Spotlight events. We hope you will join us for all of these conversations!

September 16 | Watch our discussion with Mary Garcia-Cazarin, a scientific advisor at the National Institutes of Health where she coordinates tobacco regulatory science research and implements initiatives related to disease prevention, tobacco, and public health.

September 23 | Watch our conversation with Jerrod Henderson and Mayra Montrose about navigating career paths in engineering. Dr. Henderson is an Instructional Assistant Professor at the University of Houston and Director of the Program for Mastery in Engineering Studies (PROMES. Ms. Montrose is the Acting Deputy Associate Administrator for Programs in the Science Mission Directorate (SMD) of NASA.

September 29 | Sign up for the livestream event, Innovation Unscripted with Vint Cerf and Larry Irving. Vint Cerf is a co-father of the Internet and theChief Internet Evangelist at Google. Larry Irving is the president and CEO of the Irving Group and has dedicated his career to studying and closing the “Digital Divide.”

October 7 | Tune in to the live premiere of our conversation with Nicki Washington, who will be there to chat with viewers! Dr. Washignton is a professor of computer science at Duke University and the author of “Unapologetically Dope: Lessons for Black Women and Girls on Surviving and Thriving in the Tech Field.”

October 13 | Sign up for the livestream event, Science Unscripted: Sickle Cell Disease featuring Ted Love the president and CEO at Global Blood Therapeutics and members of the Howard University research community.

October 23 | Watch our conversation with Priyanka Komala, a Technology Leader at NASEM and the host of the #CurryUp Startup Podcast.