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Women and People of Color in STEM Education


The Commonwealth Club

Thursday, May 9, 2013 from 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM (PDT)

San Francisco, CA

Women and People of Color in STEM Education MLF

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Ticket Type Sales End Price Fee Quantity
General Admission- Non-Member   more info Ended $20.00 $1.49
General Admission- Member Ended $8.00 $0.00
Student Ended $0.00 $0.00

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Maynard Holliday, 2012 President’s Volunteer Service Award winner; Volunteer of the Year, Citizen Schools; Researcher, Sandia National Laboratories
Sue Rosser, Provost, San Francisco State University; Author, Breaking into the Lab: Engineering Progress for Women in Science
Jarvis Sulcer, Ph.D.; Executive Director, Level Playing Field Institute
Katherine Nielsen, Co-director, Science & Health Education Partnership (UCSF); Co-author, Girls in Science: A Framework for Action – Moderator

The global competitiveness of the United States and of California has been attributed, in part, to our aptitude in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM). We are losing this lead. Despite the high demand and compensation in many STEM fields, there is a scarcity of women and under-representation of students of color entering STEM fields. This panel will discuss the present state of the biases and barriers that may create this gap, as well as the needs and means to improve equity.

MLF:  Science & Technology
Location: SF Club Office
Time: 5:30 p.m. networking reception, 6 p.m. program
Cost: $20 non-members, $8 members, students free (with valid ID)
Program Organizer: Richard Karnesky and Chisako Ress
Also know: In association with Level Playing Field Institute



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The Commonwealth Club
595 Market Street
San Francisco, CA 94105

Thursday, May 9, 2013 from 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM (PDT)

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The Commonwealth Club

The Commonwealth Club of California is the nation's oldest and largest public affairs forum. We bring over 400 annual events on topics ranging across politics, culture, society and the economy to 15,000 members.

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