K-12 Education Workgroup

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LONG-TERM GOAL:
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 

Co-Chairs

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