K-12 Education Workgroup


Philadelphia K-12 schools and postsecondary institutions work together, and with local employers, to formalize diverse pathways that recruit, immerse, and inspire Black and Latinx students and women to enter STEM fields.

Long-Term Indicators

Percentage of schools with high-quality STEM experiences

Number of students entering    STEM majors or careers

Number of students that report inspiration to pursue STEM 

Collective Actions

 Coordinate alignment and increase programming for all K-12 educators to provide high-quality, culturally competent STEM experienc

Increase education support that aligns to district initiatives

Create a STEM Mentorship Hub that serves underrepresented students (women, Black, Latinx)   in Philadelphia 


Delfi Krishna, Ph.D.
Head Strategic Operations

Chief Medical Office

IImmatics GmBH

Jamie Shuda Ed.D
Director of Outreach, Education,

and Research

Institute for Regenerative Medicine

University of Pennsylvania