SXSW EDU 2019
Accelerating the STEM Workforce
Developing STEM talent is an economic imperative that touches every sector and requires partnership and collaboration across industry, K-12, Higher Education, and Non-profits. This session will illuminate the current STEM landscape and the critical gaps that impede full STEM workforce realization. Including an interactive learning activity, attendees will gain hands-on experience in eliminating barriers to opportunity within STEM workforce development.
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- Participants will better understand the organizations and systems involved in STEM talent, and where they fit in that ecosystem.
- Participants will understand that there is no single STEM talent gap but rather five.
- Participants will learn hear about solutions that require both individual and cross-sector action to close those gaps.
Alexa Gitler, Manager, Communications, STEMconnector