Tag Archives: STEM

STEM equity gap

We Can Close the STEM Equity Gap

The Clinton Global Initiative explores opportunities to build on its commitments

Why such an emphasis on computer science? Apart from the needs of a tech-based economy,…

By Robin White Goode

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STEM

How Hip-Hop Can Engage Black Kids in STEM Education

Initiative seeks to integrate arts and design in STEM curriculum using the power of hip-hop music and culture to introduce youth to the wonder and beauty of science

Find out how hip hop is playing a vital role in engaging African American students…

By Jared Brown

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trump

Trump Versus Clinton on STEM

A new report offers a side-by-side view of both Trump and Clinton's positions on technology and innovation

It’s been and will continue to be a very ugly, nasty Presidential election year, up…

By Samara Lynn

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STEM

You Got to Math Like an African

The Tech 100 is a column that looks at race, religion, sex, politics, and business in terms of technology, because—yeah—they are all connected somehow

Entrepreneurs, engineers, and developers are emerging from Sub-Saharan African nations as though they are being…

By Samara Lynn

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Detroit

Detroit Engineer: Turn Buses Into Rolling Tech Teaching Labs

An Amazon engineer has a way to empower people and provide technology skills in his hometown of Detroit

An Amazon engineer hailing from Detroit has a novel idea for that city’s unused school…

By Samara Lynn

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engineers

Roland Martin Serves as Keynote Speaker for National Society of Black Engineers Event

More than 500 engineers and business professionals, as well as graduate and senior undergraduate engineering students from across the country will convene at the event

News One’s Roland Martin will be a keynote speaker at the National Society of Black…

By Samara Lynn

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TechConneXt

5 Reasons Why You Need to Attend Black Enterprise’s TechConneXt

Black Enterprise's TechConneXt Technology Summit is just weeks away. This is your opportunity to gain access to Silicon Valley, as well as get advice and inspiration from top tech leaders, investors, executives, and the black STEM community mind-hive

“For most of the last two decades, in particular, the growth of black-owned enterprises has…

By Samara Lynn

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inventor

Global Tech: Namibian Teen Shines as Inventor of ‘Free-to-Call’ Phone

Our Global Tech series highlights a tech startup or innovator from the African diaspora. This series is part of Black Enterprise's lead-up coverage to the TechConneXt technology summit in San Francisco this October.

A teenager in Namibia is gaining a lot of attention from the tech world for…

By Samara Lynn

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black engineers

Black Engineers Ready for Takeoff With Aerospace Conference

The NSBE to hold its biennial Aerospace Systems Conference later this month in Arlington, VA

The National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE) will hold its biennial Aerospace Systems Conference this month. The…

By Samara Lynn

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comic book

New Jersey Educator Launches STEM Comic Book

An African American superhero is the protagonist in a new comic book that's a Sci-Fi thriller and designed to teach STEM skills

Nat Cummings is a talented computer hacker using his skills to pay his college tuition.…

By Samara Lynn

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liberal arts

The Liberal Arts Embrace STEM

Technical skill plus strong communication abilities make for a winning hand

Now a report by the Education Advisory Board, Reclaiming the Value of Liberal Arts for…

By Robin White Goode

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South Central Scholars

South Central Scholars Support STEM Success

College access program prepares its students to excel

Of students that started out majoring in STEM in 2004 who then went on to…

By Robin White Goode

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summer

Use the Summer to Help Your Kids Excel This Fall

Use time off from school to accelerate your child's learning

Summer learning loss is not insignificant. The losses are cumulative and can even affect college…

By Robin White Goode

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Chicago

100 Black Men of Chicago to Host a Night at the Museum

The 100 Black Men of Chicago organization creates scholarship endowments for college-bound students

100 Black Men of Chicago will be hosting A Night at the Museum, a white…

By Robin White Goode

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Verizon

Verizon Initiative to Shatter Stereotypes of Young Men of Color

Verizon Innovative Learning is the telecom's effort to combat the stereotyping of young men of color and provide access to valuable tech skills

Verizon Innovative Learning is the telecom’s effort to combat the stereotyping of young men of…

By Samara Lynn

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science day

Science Day at JFK Features Lightweight Plane

Hundreds of NYC students meet clean-tech aviation pioneers and tour plane

On Wednesday, June 15, more than 300 New York City elementary, middle-, and high-school students…

By Robin White Goode

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STEM

2016 STEM Grad Says ‘Vive la France!’

Embracing global citizenship, this engineering major acquires foreign language fluency

Shut off your mind and everyone’s opinions, and open your heart. As an African American…

By Robin White Goode

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math

BEAM Provides the Bridge to Advanced Math

Low-income students discover the power and beauty of math, part IV

There is a whole world of math competition, fun, and beauty that many affluent families…

By Robin White Goode

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black engineers

Black Engineers Gather At This Major Leadership Conference Every Year

The National Society of Black Engineers will recognize strides made in the black engineering community and provide leadership training at its conference

The National Society of Black Engineers will recognize strides made in the black engineering community…

By Samara Lynn

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Kamau Bobb

Dr. Kamau Bobb Talks Leadership and Diversity in STEM and Computer Science Education (Part I)

Dr. Bobb discusses leadership and diversity in STEM and CS education

Dr. Kamau Bobb is not your average academic. For starters, his commitment to quality education…

By Karima Mariama-Arthur, Esq.

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