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Investing in the Pipeline to Create the Entrepreneurs of Tomorrow

Description:
Tech leaders and advocates discuss the importance of investing in the STEM
pipeline for students of color by providing educational, mentoring, and entrepreneurial
opportunities.

Moderator:
Nicol Turner-Lee, Ph.D., Vice President and Chief Research and Policy Officer, MMTC

Remarks:
Hon. Jessica Rosenworcel, Commissioner, Federal Communications Commission

Panelists:
Talib I. Karim, Executive Director, Stem4US!

Allyson Knox, Director of Education Policy and Programs, Microsoft

Aaron Saunders, Founder and CEO, Clearly Innovative Inc.

Jose Antonio Tijerino, President and CEO, Hispanic Heritage Foundation

Kendrick “DJ 5Starr” Tilghman, CEO, 5 Starr Enterprise; Creator, B.E. M.O.R.E.
S.T.E.M.