Examining Contextual Factors of Partnerships to Improve Cultural Diversity in Informal STEM Programming

Sunday, September 30, 2018: 3:15 PM-4:30 PM
Meeting Room 27 (Connecticut Convention Center)
Session Leader:
Ann Hernandez, Program Manager, Professional Development, Association of Science-Technology Centers
Session Moderator:
Monya Ruffin, Technical Expert for Research, Evaluation, and Broadening Participation, National Science Foundation
Cecilia Garibay, Principal, Garibay Group, Diane Miller, Chief Program Officer, Detroit Zoological Society, Sarah Seiter, Associate Curator of Natural Sciences, Oakland Museum of California, Bobby Wilson, CEO/Founder, Metro Atlanta Urban Farm, Karen Kitchen, , Native American Education Consultant and Marilu Lopez Fretts, Project Assistant, Celebrate Urban Birds, Cornell Lab of Ornithology

Join us for discussions on two strands of research—partnerships with community-based organizations and broadening participation in citizen science. A four-year grant from the (U.S.) National Science Foundation provided an opportunity for organizations across the United States to examine factors that contribute to building partnerships that support equity, diversity, and inclusion.

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