April 18 - 20, 2023
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Supporting Diversity in STEM—from Today's Classroom to Tomorrow's Workforce

Thursday, April 20
10:00 - 11:00 a.m.
Learning Lab

Are teachers and engineers doing the same work? If they’re working to cultivate diversity, equity, inclusion and belonging, the answer is yes. Join thought leaders from Industry and Education as they explore collaborative solutions to help today’s students develop essential skills & mindsets, discover new pathways, and excel in welcoming workplaces.

Cheryl Thompson, Founder and CEO – Center for Automotive Diversity, Inclusion & Advancement (CADIA)

Victoria Thompson, Education Industry Executive, K-12 – Microsoft; Instructional Designer – EduSpark; Named one of EdTech Magazine’s top 30 IT Influencers to follow in the world

Andre Daughty, Educational Consultant – Daughty Enterprises LLC; National Faculty – Buck Institute for Education

Katelyn Davis, Communications Lead, External Affairs – Cavnue; Coauthor & Co-Founder of Women Driven Mobility; Advisor – Michigan Science Center, Young Professional Advisory Council; Named one of Detroit’s 30 in Their Thirties in Dbusiness

Rebecca Vollmann, Product Management Engineer – ABB/B&R Industrial Automation; Vice Chair & Treasurer, Florida Section – SAE International; 2023 recipient of SAE Rumbaugh Outstanding Student Leader Award


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