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Watch | Diversity, equity, and inclusion in STEM education and the workforce

On April 20, a panel of North Carolina science, technology, engineering, and math leaders from education and the workforce discussed how to increase diversity, equity, and inclusion in STEM fields, including how to increase opportunities for women and people of color.

The discussion, moderated by Ben Owens of Open Way Learning, included the following panelists:

  • Ellie Ebrahimi: Assistant professor, UNC-Wilmington.
  • Gina Likins: Corporate citizenship program manager, Red Hat.
  • Sheronica Sharp: Digital literacy coach, Wilson County Schools.
  • Pam Rivers: Technical support manager, Hillrom.
  • Aria Chernik: Associate professor of the practice, Duke University.
  • Dominique Stone: CEO and founder, Elevate 540, LLC.

Watch a full recording of the event below, followed by live tweets from the discussion.

Analisa Sorrells

Analisa Sorrells is a Master in Public Policy candidate at the Harvard Kennedy School and previously worked as chief of staff and associate director of policy for EducationNC.

Caroline Parker

Caroline Parker is the director of rural storytelling and strategy for EducationNC. She covers the stories of rural North Carolina, the arts, STEM education and nutrition.