Open Session

9:30

Welcome to Open Session

Freeman Hrabowski, Committee Chair

9:35

Congressional Perspective on Issues and Study Charge

Peter Ambler, Office of Congressman Silvestre Reyes

Joye Purser, Office of Congresswoman Eddie Bernice Johnson

10:00

Break

10:15

Pathways to STEM Careers

Willie Pearson, Georgia Institute of Technology, Workshop Report: Broadening Participation Through a Comprehensive, Integrated System (2005)

10:45

CAWMSET and BEST

Beatriz Clewell, Urban Institute and former Executive Director, Congressional Commission on the Advancement of Women and Minorities in Science Engineering and Technology Development

John Yochelson, President, Building Engineering and Science Talent

12:15

Break

Lunch available in meeting room

1:00

Review of Data Trends

Lisa Frehill, Executive Director, Commission on Professionals in Science and Technology

Earnestine Psalmonds, Senior Program Officer, National Research Council

2:15

Federal Intervention Programs

Clifton Poodry, Division of Minority Opportunities in Research, NIGMS, National Institutes of Health

Carl Person, Minority University Research and Education Programs, Office of Education, National Aeronautics and Space Administration

Bernadette Hence, Minority Science and Engineering Improvement Program, Office of Postsecondary Education, U.S. Department of Education



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