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Level Playing Field Institute's 2013 Fairness Matters Forum

Level Playing Field Institute

Thursday, November 7, 2013 from 6:30 PM to 9:30 PM (PST)

San Francisco, CA

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SMASH Scholars at Work


The Fairness Matters Forum (FMF) is Level Playing Field Institute’s annual fundraiser in support of our STEM education and research programs benefiting underrepresented people of color. This inspirational evening features extraordinary honorees, panelists, students, sponsors and board members all celebrating LPFI's vision of a level playing field. 


 This year’s panel discussion will center on the following theme -

Downloading Opportunities: The Real Impact of MOOCs and Other Online Education Platforms on Equity in STEM.

Our diverse and multi-generational panel will examine the recent popularity of online learning tools, namely massive open online courses (MOOC’s), and the impact that these approaches have on educational equity, particularly as they relate to STEM fields and underrepresented students.


Join us for what promises to be an engaging and thoughtful dialogue!


Featuring:


Moderator

Van Jones

Co-Host of CNN'S Crossfire

President and Co-founder, Rebuild the Dream


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Panelists:

Dan Garcia, Senior Lecturer SOE

UC Berkeley

Tressie McMillan-Cottom, PhD Candidate at Emory University & Research Fellow at UC-Davis Center for Poverty Research

Sergio Sandoval, SMASH Senior and student at Oakland Military Institute

Julia Stiglitz, Director of Business Development

Coursera

Raymond Ravaglia, Associate Dean and Director of Stanford Pre-Collegiate Studies & founder of Stanford University's Online High School


Refreshments and hors d'oeuvres from 6:30pm-7:15pm


Panel begins at 7:15


Business Casual Attire


Parking:

Hills Plaza Parking Garage - $10 flat rate (entrance on Folsom St.)

Street Parking (free after 6pm)


Tickets to this event are non-refundable.

Have questions about Level Playing Field Institute's 2013 Fairness Matters Forum? Contact Level Playing Field Institute

When & Where



Google - San Francisco
345 Spear Street
San Francisco, CA 94105

Thursday, November 7, 2013 from 6:30 PM to 9:30 PM (PST)


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Organizer

Level Playing Field Institute

The Level Playing Field Institute (LPFI) is an Oakland-based nonprofit committed to eliminating the barriers faced by underrepresented people of color in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) and fostering their untapped talent for the advancement of our nation.


Founded in 2001 by Dr. Freada Kapor Klein to promote fairness in education and the workplace, LPFI has both education (SMASH and SMASH Prep) and Research programs which seek to increase the nation’s competitiveness in math and science by creating pathways for promising underrepresented students to attend college and pursue STEM fields.

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