Philly to host STEM conference focusing on diversity
Hosted by the US Black Engineer and Information Technology magazine, The Council of HBCU Engineering Deans, and Lockheed Martin Corporation, the 30th annual BEYA STEM Conference will take place next month at the Philadelphia Marriott from Feb. 18-20.
Events and presentations will aim to address the inequities of diversity in technology and science as a means for increasing awareness, improving attitudes, and expanding opportunities for the current and future workforce.
The conference will unite more than 8,000 industry entrants and professionals including college representatives and leaders embodying the STEM level. The day will include training and network opportunities, seminars and workshops, and a career fair. The conference will also include the Black Engineer of the Year awards ceremony recognizing the industry’s most notable achievements and accomplishments in 2015.