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Published on Mar 8, 2012
Eliminating Disparity/Encouraging Diversity in STEM gathered experts, practitioners, parents and teachers to share perspectives, insights and strategies on how to increase the achievement rate of underrepresented minorities in science and mathematics.
Panelists included: - Paula S. Apsell, Senior Executive Producer, NOVA - Jerib A. Carson, Academic Intervention Specialist and Science & Technology Teacher, Harlem Children's Zone Promise Academy - Ira Flatow, Host, Science Friday, NPR - James Jorasch, Founder and CEO, Science House - Thomas McCausland, Chairman, Siemens Foundation - Irving Pressley McPhail, President and CEO, National Action Council for Minorities in Engineering - Michelle M. Shearer, National Teacher of the Year - Patricia Simmons, President, National Science Teachers Association
SPECIAL GUESTS included the 2012 grand prize winners of the Siemens Competition in Math, Science and Technology:
- Angela Zhang, Individual Winner, 2011 Siemens Competition in Math, Science & Technology - Ziyuan Liu and Cassee Cain, Team Winners, 2011 Siemens Competition in Math, Science & Technology