Root of Inequality in STEM

The Root of Inequality in STEM
Saturday, March 7
11:15 AM
Sassafras Room
Track: Empowerment

 

This panel will focus on recognizing how marginalized groups have limited access to a STEM education. There is a substantial amount of research supporting the fact that minorities have consistently been underrepresented in STEM fields due to lack of access to better educational facilities.

 

 

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Sara Boukdad

Sara is the lead intern for the Black Women & Technology team. She is a Master’s student pursuing a degree in Public Affairs in the O’Neill School. She is most interested in the intersection of technology, infrastructure, and creating smart cities.

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Janelle O'Neal

Janelle is an intern for the Black Women & Tech Alliance Team. Janelle graduated from LaPorte High School in 2018 and is a current IUB sophomore pursuing a dual degree B.S in Biology and B.A in Spanish from the College of Arts & Sciences. She is active with the Women in STEM Living-Learning program in Wells Quad, in Club MEDLIFE’s social committee, and the Minority Association of Pre-medical Students.

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Maryam Adeniyi

Maryam Adeniyi is an intern with the Black Women & Technology team. Maryam is a junior pursuing a dual degree B.S in Economic Consulting and M.S in Information Systems from the Kelley School of Business. Born in Dallas, Texas as a child of Nigerian immigrants, Maryam is extremely passionate about solving socioeconomic issues and empowering people through the intersection of business and technology.