Educating a Diverse, Inclusive Digital Workforce

Mar 7, 2022

5:00pm – 6:00pm CT

Recording: Educating a Diverse, Inclusive Digital Workforce, Mar 7, 2022

To expand and diversify the talent pipeline across sectors increasingly dependent on technology and digital skills, more people need to be introduced to these concepts and see themselves in the work—and that needs to start early. This session will share how educators and schools can empower students from historically excluded and underrepresented backgrounds to pursue STEM and computer science careers, highlighting what’s working to diversify traditionally white and wealthy industries.

Programming descriptions are generated by participants and do not necessarily reflect the opinions of SXSW.

Warren Morgan

Indianapolis Public Schools

Melody Niere

Health Opportunities High School (NYC Department of Education)

Reuben Ogbonna

Marcy Lab School

This event will be in person

This event will be available with closed captioning

Details

Format:

Talk

Type:

Session

Track:

Work Reimagined

Level:

Field Experience

Focus Area:

K-12 Education

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