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Do you want to cultivate a more inclusive and just classroom? In this webinar, we delve into the crucial topic of creating a safe space through a STEM lens.

In this thought-provoking session, we will explore innovative strategies and practical approaches that educators, administrators, and students can implement to foster a safe and inclusive learning space. With a focus on STEM subjects, we recognize the significant role they play in shaping our future and driving progress. However, we also acknowledge the historical underrepresentation and lack of inclusivity within these fields, which has perpetuated disparities and limited opportunities for many individuals.

Our panel of experts, educators, and advocates will share insights, experiences, and research findings to shed light on the challenges faced by marginalized groups in STEM education. Through interactive discussions and engaging activities, we will explore ways to address implicit biases, dismantle barriers, and create an empowering atmosphere that embraces diversity. Our panelists will share inspiring stories of DEIB-Centered STEM programs, where embracing diversity has fueled innovation and empowered individuals to excel.

Join us for an enriching event as we collectively work towards nurturing a future where every learner feels valued, represented, and empowered to contribute to the exciting world of STEM. Let’s take a step towards building a more equitable and inclusive educational landscape together.

Speakers
Yolanda Payne
Research Associate, Georgia Institute of Technology (Georgia Tech) & Fellow for Intervention Education, Society for Science, CEISMC
Dr. Sonal Patel
Program Manager for Digital Learning and Computer Science Education, San Bernardino County Superintendent of Schools (SBCSS)
Dr. Glenda Flores
Associate Professor of Chicano/Latino Studies, University of California, Irvine (UCI)
Moderators
Theresa Hall
Senior Vice President of Customer Operation at Project Lead The Way
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