PHOTO GALLERY: Black Enterprise STEM Forum

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Harris (center) says too few educators are helping students to see the potential, including future earning power, of STEM studies.  “We bring in young engineers and have them tell their story and talk about how much they make. Just to give you an idea, the average salary for an engineer is around $50,000 and within five to six years it’s around $100,000-$120,000,” said Harris. “The kids go whoa! That’s what I mean by connecting the dots."

Harris (center) says too few educators are helping students to see the potential, including future…