Paving the Way: A Virtual Conversation
How can you help the next generation have a seat at the table?
Our special guests include a former white house advisor, an innovator with 69 patents, an award-winning educator, and a STEM and drug safety advocate sharing stories and perspective to inspire the next generation of scientists and engineers.
The conversation, moderated by Quest Advisory Board member and former journalist, Susan Houghton, will reveal the panelists’ paths to STEM careers and how they overcame obstacles.
Why you should attend: Hear insights on what it takes to cultivate confident, capable people who value science and are primed to succeed. Learn what it takes to create a diverse and well-prepared workforce that has the collective skills to tackle the challenges ahead. Discover how businesses, parents, and educators can inspire young people to play a role in businesses of the future.
The panelists will also discuss The importance of honing critical thinking skills and learning how to think like a scientist. Hiring for a growth mindset and potential, not just academic credentials. How to recognize and avoid bias and stereotypes to cultivate a more diverse workforce. The value of failure in learning.
Date & Time
December 1, 2020
4:00PM - 5:30PM
Students: FREE, General Admission: $15
Kids & Family Walnut Creek California Contra Costa County East Bay Northern California San Francisco Bay Area