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Bipartisan HBCU Caucus, STEAM Caucus, Tech Industry Host HBCU STEAM Day of Action (956 hits)

The Bipartisan Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU) Caucus and the Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Mathematics (STEAM) Caucus will host the first annual HBCU STEAM Day of Action on Capitol Hill on Tuesday, March 20th, 2018. This event will bring HBCU presidents and tech companies to Capitol Hill to meet with key Members of Congress and senior staff to advocate for bipartisan priorities impacting HBCUs and increased efforts to diversify our workforce.

WHO:
Bipartisan HBCU Caucus members
STEAM Caucus members
HBCU Presidents and administrators
Tech Industry

SCHEDULE:
9:00am-10:00am: lyft + HBCUs: The New Wave of Transportation (Open Press)
STEAM Day of Action Welcome Breakfast
Russell Senate Office Building Room 188

10:30am – 12:00pm: Congressional Meetings with key Members of Congress and senior staff from: (Closed Press)
Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Committee
Senate Agriculture Committee

12:30pm – 2:00pm: HBCUs + Industry Luncheon Powered by Intel Corporation (Open Press)
Featured Panelists:

Ms. Barbara Whye, Vice President of Human Resources & Chief Diversity and Inclusion Officer for Intel Corporation
Rep. Will Hurd (R-TX)
Dr. Larry Robinson, President of Florida A&M University
Ms. Veronica Nelson, Executive Director at Advancing Minorities’ Interest in Engineering

Moderator:
Ms. Tiffany Moore, Vice President of Congressional Affairs at CTA

Senate Hart Office Building Room 902

2:30pm – 5:00pm: Congressional Meetings with key Members of Congress and senior staff from: (Closed Press)
House Education and Workforce Committee
House Agriculture Committee
House Appropriations Committee

6:00pm – 7:30pm: HBCU West: The Future of HBCU Engagement with Google (Open Press)
25 Massachusetts Ave NW
9th Floor
Washington, DC
Posted By: Reginald Culpepper
Wednesday, March 14th 2018 at 4:12PM
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