Courageous Conversations Catalyzing Change

Panel Leaders: Dr. Ryan Ross, Assoc. Vice Chancellor, Student Affairs, Equity, & Inclusion, Colorado Community College System, and Paula Garcia Todd, Global Strategic Marketing Manager, Pharma Solutions, IFF & AAAS IF/THEN STEM Ambassador. Panelists: Dr. Siobahn Day Grady, North Carolina A&T; Toi Massey, Founder & CEO ANM Innovative Solutions; Eric Knapp, DeKalb County Schools; Jason Pugh, Gensler and President of the National Organization of Minority Architects

Panel Leader: Paula Garcia Todd, Global Strategic Marketing Manager, Pharma Solutions, IFF and AAAS IF/THEN STEM Ambassador. Panelists: Dr. Helen Tran, Assistant Professor, Department of Chemistry, University of Toronto; Dr. Indara Suarez, Assistant Professor, Department of Physics, Boston University; Dr. Sheryl Burgstahler, Director, Accessible Technology & DO-IT, University of Washington; Anthony Newton, MSFT Alumni, Entrepreneur, Owner, Ancott

Panel Leader: Paula Garcia Todd, Global Strategic Marketing Manager, Pharma Solutions, IFF and AAAS IF/THEN STEM Ambassador. Panelists: Robert Koch, Board President of REACH, S&P Global Platts; Aisha Lawrey, Training & Certification Global Lead for Education Programs, Amazon Web Services; Dr. Eric J. Jolly, President and CEO, Saint Paul & Minnesota Foundation; Maria Reyes, Dean of Industry and Public Service, Phoenix College

Panel Leader: Paula Garcia Todd, Global Strategic Marketing Manager, Pharma Solutions, IFF and AAAS IF/THEN STEM Ambassador. PanelistsDr. Patricia Silveyra, Associate Professor, Environmental and Occupational Health, Indiana University; Aaron Cortes, Director, STEM initiatives, Center for College Access and Success, Northeastern Illinois University; Randy Blanco, Engineering senior, Penn State University, student officer SHPE; Dr. Minerva Cordero, Senior Associate Dean, Research & Graduate Affairs, University of Texas at Arlington

Panel Leader: Dr. Fay Cobb Payton, Professor, IT/Analytics and University Faculty Scholar, North Carolina State University. Panelists: Lisa Gelobter, CEO & Founder, tEQuitable; Sheila Boyington, CEO, Thinking Media – Learning Blade and CAPS; Dr. Kai Two Feathers Orton, Computational Scientist, Dartmouth College

Panel Leader: Dr. Reagan Flowers, Trustee, Houston Community College System, CEO, C-STEM Teacher and Student Support Services. Panelists: Danny Moore, President & Founder, DeNOVO Solutions; Dr. Steve Efe, Assistant Professor of Engineering, Morgan State University; Dr. Kamal Ali, Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Jackson State University; Zania Bell, MBA candidate, Cyber Security, University of West Alabama; Steven Butler, CEO, BC Development

Panel Leader: Toi Massey, ME, Founder & CEO, ANM Innovative Solutions. Panelists: Michael Fleming, CEO, Compass Aim Global Management; Dr. Carolyn King, Founder, Reach Out to Youth; Melvin Stallings, Jr., President, Cyber Green Group; Dr. Arnel Cosey, President, NetworkED

Panel Leader: Toi Massey, President & CEO, ANM Innovative Solutions. Panelists: Tim Podkul, Director, Principal Research Scientist, SRI International; Lt. Col. Paul Deaderick (ret), Senior Project Leader, The Aerospace Corporation; Dr. Calvin Mackie, Founder & CEO, STEM NOLA; Clay Gloster, Dean of the Graduate College, North Carolina A&T State University; Christina Korp, CEO & Executive Producer, Purpose Entertainment