Convening Top-Level Executives from America's Leading Companies
As we grapple with COVID’s impact across industry, an area seemingly immune to the pandemic’s fallout are the job opportunities available for qualified STEM professionals. Since the COVID outbreak began, the Bureau of Labor Statistics has projected strong growth for STEM jobs in the U.S. The increasing challenge, however, is the lack of diversity within the STEM pipeline needed to strengthen economic growth into the future.
The prospects for increasing diversity in the STEM workforce are closely tied to education and the pathways presented to today’s diverse student population. Join us as we examine STEM workforce development through the lens of equity. Together, they will discuss the role business and education leaders play in developing a roadmap to diversify our workforce pipeline.
Featured guests will explore topics such as:
Thank You to the 2021 Leaders
Vice President of Social Impact & Inclusion
Chief Executive Officer and Executive Director
American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME)
About Discovery Education and the STEM Careers Coalition
Discovery Education is the worldwide edtech leader whose state-of-the-art digital platform supports learning wherever it takes place. Discovery Education serves approximately 4.5 million educators and 45 million students worldwide, and its resources are accessed in over 140 countries and territories. In the United States, 1 in every 3 students has access to Discovery Education’s services.
The STEM Careers Coalition is the first-of-its-kind national STEM initiative that addresses the STEM workforce and inspiration gap through the lens of diversity and equity of access, bridging industry and classrooms at unprecedented scale.
Represented industry sectors span manufacturing, aerospace, energy, technology, engineering, consumer packaged goods, pharmaceuticals/health, and more, with partner companies and organizations including Microsoft, Chevron, Boeing, Procter & Gamble (P&G), Sanofi, Stanley Black & Decker, Caterpillar Foundation, Arconic Foundation, American Petroleum Institute (API), the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME), AES, the National Afterschool Association (NAA), and the Manufacturing Institute.
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