WNYC Presents: STEM is the New Space Race

Tuesday, May 21, 2013 - 5:00pm - 6:30pm EDT

WNYC Presents: STEM is the New Space Race

  • Location:The Greene Space
    44 Charlton Street (corner of Varick Street), New York, NY, US
  • Tickets: Free, but reservations are required
  • Duration: 1 hour, 30 minutes
  • Venue: The Greene Space
    44 Charlton Street, New York, NY
    (corner of Varick Street)

Co-moderated by the host of WNYC’s New Tech City Manoush Zomorodi and WNYC’s Contributing Editor for Education Beth Fertig, the event will cover a range of questions:

  • Why do we need to expand STEM education?
  • How can we attract more people trained in science and technology to the classroom?
  • What’s being done to recruit more minority students and girls to the STEM fields?
  • What would the ideal school look like in terms of STEM, and what would it cost to bring that model citywide?
  • What needs to happen in the public and private sectors to bring this to the next level?

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PANELISTS:

Dr. Vikram   Kapila
Ben  Esner