Alfred Edmond Jr., BE's SVP/Chief Content Officer, discussed
organizing a STEM Careers Day featuring black female science and technology professionals who can serve as role models and potential mentors. First stop: Rosa Parks Middle School in Orange, New Jersey. He will also secure support of the local chapter of National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE) to help establish an annual school event and expand the program to other schools.
Suzanne Walsh of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation pledged to get more women in the Seattle area to support efforts of the Technology Access Foundation.