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ACE's Lorelle Espinosa to Testify at House Hearing on Achieving a Diverse STEM Workforce

May 08, 2019

 

​Lorelle Espinosa, ACE's vice president for research, will testify Thursday before the House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology at a hearing looking into efforts to diversify the STEM workforce. 

Espinosa co-chaired the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine’s Committee on Minority Serving Institutions (MSIs), which published the recent report, “Minority Serving Institutions: America’s Underutilized Resource for Strengthening the STEM Workforce.” The report includes key findings, recommendations, and strategies related to strengthening STEM education and research at the more than 700 MSIs across the country.

Also appearing will be former astronaut Mae Jemison; Shirley Malcom, senior advisor and director of SEA Change at the American Association for the Advancement of Science; Barbara Whye, chief diversity and inclusion officer for Intel; and James L. Moore III, vice provost for diversity and inclusion and chief diversity officer for The Ohio State University.

The hearing begins at 10:00 a.m. EDT. For a livestream of the event and links to testimony, see the committee's website​

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