A call to action: Moving beyond the racial gap
To better understand how we can move beyond the racial gap when it comes to STEM education, the KC STEM Alliance has a new tool you and your organization can use to better understand the issues and create a framework for action.
This analysis of conversations with a panel of 20 teachers, students, STEM program leaders, STEM professionals and more can help you:
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- better understand the barriers that perpetuate inequity in STEM;
- gain insight into practical ways people navigate those barriers; and
- create your own framework for action.
Celebrate Black Engineers, Inventors & Innovators
10 a.m.-Noon, Friday, Sept. 16
Join aSTEAM Village in a celebration of Black Engineers, Inventors, and Innovators at the historic GEM Theater this September. Cynthia Newsome will moderate a fireside chat with the co-founders of the National Society of Black Engineers. Special guest James Howard, Executive Director of the Black Inventors Hall of Fame, will introduce the premiere of his short documentary, "Black Inventors Got Game," which highlights four African American inventors and their groundbreaking contributions to the toy and game industry.
This free event will also be the very last time the Traveling Trunk of African American & Latino Inventors will be on display in Kansas City. The assets of this world-renowned archive of black inventors, inventions and patents will be turned over to the National Black Inventors Hall of Fame Museum.
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