GW & CVP Speaker Series: Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in STEM

Presentations by Dr. Ekundayo Shittu, Sheena Burrell, Dr. Cynthia Mendoza, Misu Tasnim

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Why isn’t there more diversity, equity, and inclusion in the fields of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM)? Join GW and CVP for an in-depth discussion on this subject, featuring a diverse panel of STEM leaders. We will explore the hurdles to a STEM career and what can be done to increase representation and opportunities within such fields. Topics to include: why STEM is a promising career choice, what individuals can do to overcome obstacles to success, what institutions and businesses can do to improve diversity, equity, and inclusion in STEM fields.

All registrants will receive a Zoom link with login information closer to the date of the event. 


Shamaa Ahmad, Executive Director of Business Transformation Practice, CVP


Dr. Ekundayo Shittu, Associate Professor, GW School of Engineering and Applied Science (SEAS) 

Sheena Burrell, Deputy Chief Information Officer, Information Services, U.S. National Archives and Records Administration

Dr. Cynthia Mendoza, Chief Technology Officer (CTO), Bureau of Intelligence and Research, U.S. Department of State, GW SEAS MS ’10, Ph.D. ’17 

Misu Tasnim, Executive Director, U.S. Digital Service, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS)