Diversity in STEM Summit

Conference / Symposium
For NYU Community

The Student Affairs Office invites you to celebrate the impact of diversity, equity, and inclusion in STEM at an all-day summit!

What is the Diversity in STEM Summit?

The 2nd annual Diversity in STEM Summit is organized by the NYU Tandon Office of Student Affairs and supported by the Tandon Alumni Relations Office and Wasserman Career Center. The theme is Diversity + Equity + Inclusion = Excellence and addresses why increasing diversity in STEM field is a national imperative.

Have your most-pressing challenges, concerns, and questions addressed at this all day summit by corporate executives from Goldman Sachs, Department of Energy, Con Edison of New York, National Grid, Brookhaven National Lab, Capco, BotFactory, and goTenna. After the panels, attendees will receive resume support, practical advice, feasible solutions, and innovative ideas on how to grow in their professional goals.


11 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. Check-in and Networking
Grab a cup of coffee or tea as you meet the amazing people attending the summit. Get your raffle ticket for the Oculus Rift Virtual Reality system.

11:35 a.m. Welcome
Anita Farrington, Associate Dean of Student Affairs 

11:40 a.m. - 12:40 p.m. What's the Power of a Diverse Workforce?
Panel speakers Nathan Rubin, Goldman Sachs, Darryl Jones, Implant Sciences & Cindy Joseph, Accenture 

12:40 p.m. - 1:30 p.m. Lunch
Grab some food and network with corporate executives. 

2:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. Made in Brooklyn: "The Brooklyn Brand"
Entrepreneurs Carlos Ospina, BotFactory, Arpita Dey, Solar Entrepreneur, & Joe Aranda, goTenna will discuss their product and talk about running their business in the culturally and racially diverse Brooklyn.  

5:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. Mini Energy Career Fair
Department of Energy, Con Edison, National Grid, Brookhaven Lab 

6:00 p.m. - 9 p.m. Diversity in STEM Summit Dinner 
Keynote Speeker: Dot Harris, Department of Energy, Lessons from a Disrupter

Space is Limited!