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In this talk, "Creating a Center with and for Women of Color in STEM," Kim Scott will present the current and upcoming work of the Center for Gender Equity in Science and Technology. In particular, she will present how the Center for Gender Equity in Science and Technology both challenges the rhetoric of “broadening participation in STEM” through research, capacity building initiatives and advocacy initiatives.
No charge. Pizza will be served. Please RSVP at bit.ly/EnLunch_KimScott
Kimberly A. Scott is an associate professor in the Women and Gender Studies Department at Arizona State University and founder/executive director of ASU’s Center for Gender Equity in Science and Technology (https://cgest.asu.edu/). Founded by Scott, the center is a one-of-a-kind research unit focused on exploring, identifying and creating innovative scholarship about under-represented girls in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM). Center projects include COMPUGIRLS (compugirls.org), funded by the National Science Foundation; the Gates-funded project on African American Families and Technology Use; and the Culturally Responsive Co-Robotics Program, funded by the NSF. Scott is also an affiliate faculty in George Mason University’s Center for Digital Media Innovation and Diversity located in Fairfax, Virginia.