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Empowering Blind Students in STEM
WhenTuesday, June 3, 2014
WhereTalaris Conference Center-Seattle
4000 NE 41st St
Seattle, WA 98105
Description

This one-of-a-kind 2-day workshop will bring together three groups:

  • Blind Students interested in or beginning in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) fields,
  • Mentors: blind graduate students or professionals pursuing STEM careers,
  • Industry, government, and education leaders in science and engineering.
Attendees will hear talks, participate in breakout sessions, and have professional development networking opportunities including skill development and contemplative activities. The program will focus on learning from each other to maximize chances for a successful career in a STEM field and on raising awareness of the potential of blind professionals in the workplace.

Please send all questions to the workshop organizer, Cynthia Bennett, at bennec3@cs.washington.edu

Event typesConferences, Workshops
Event sponsors
Linkebsse.cs.washington.edu
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