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Kam’s Kapsules: Weekly Previews That Make Choosing a Film Fun
September 13, 2018
For movies opening September 14, 2018. ... read more »
Local Middle School Named After Civil Rights Leader, Virgil Roberts 
September 13, 2018
The Alliance Virgil Roberts Leadership Academy recently celebrated their naming ceremony.  ... read more »
“Hidden Figures” Katherine Johnson Turns 100
August 30, 2018
Katherine Johnson, who hand-crunched the numbers for America’s first manned space flight – a feat that finally got its Big Screen acknowledgement just two years ago, turned 100 on Sunday, August 26, 2018. ... read more »
NASA Appoints Vanessa Wyche, First African-American Woman Deputy Director of the Johnson Space Center
August 14, 2018
Black women continue to lead as Vanessa Wyche takes on the role of Deputy Director of the NASA Johnson Space Center. I am incredibly humbled to take on this role at JSC, ... read more »
Energy Industry Continues to Court Younger, More Diverse Workforce
June 18, 2018
As workers in the energy sector reach retirement age, the need to recruit, train and hire younger, more diverse talent will increase, dramatically. ... read more »
Cal Poly Pomona Professor Robin Wilson Honored by Network for Minorities in Mathematical Sciences
April 19, 2018
Robin Wilson is fighting a battle against poverty and lack of opportunity. His weapon is math. The Cal Poly Pomona professor believes “Math literacy can lead to personal and societal change because it can provide or prevent access to education and economic success.” ... read more »
‘Black Panther’ Showcases the Power of STEM Applications
March 1, 2018
I am convinced that we can use Black Panther and Princess Shuri to help young people imagine their own STEM futures and the role they can play in driving innovation as we all prepare for the fourth industrial revolution. ... read more »
Ladylike Foundation event at UCLA
January 4, 2018
It’s the Opening day for the 4th  Annual LadyLike Day at UCLA , where young ladies attended group sessions on fashion, health, fitness, STEM, finance and etiquette. ... read more »
Black Engineers Promote Year-Round STEM Programming for Grades 4-8
January 4, 2018
Last year, a few L.A.-area African American parents learned a startling fact – only 19% of Black students, from 3rd to 11th grade, were proficient in math. ... read more »
 Panelists Discuss Diversity and Inclusion in the Petrochemical Industry
December 14, 2017
The Oil and Natural Gas Industry Offers Higher Wages for Black STEM Professionals ... read more »
Edison Scholarship Application Process Open Until December 1
November 10, 2017
The Rosemead-based parent company of Southern California Edison will award $40,000 scholarships, paid over four years, to 30 scholars enrolled in a four-year accredited U.S. college or university after high school graduation. ... read more »
Toyota and California State University, Dominguez Hills bring STEM Learning to Schools in the Los Angeles Region 
September 21, 2017
“Thanks to Toyota and the Keck Foundation, we are now much more equipped to take engineering and mathematical concepts that are theoretical and physically put them in the hands of students to bring STEM to life,” said California State University Dominguez Hills President Willie J. Hagan, ahead of the debut of Four new mobile fabrication laboratories (fab labs) at the Carson campus on September 27. ... read more »
College Tuition Boost for Section 8 Renters 
July 27, 2017
The Los Angeles County Community Development Foundation (LACDF) gave $35,000 in scholarships to 33 students in public housing and Section 8 participants on July 20. ... read more »
UCLA SMASH Program Preparing Students for Tech America 
July 27, 2017
“The consistent thing we hear from the Facebooks and Googles of the world is that they are not able to identify young talented people of color,” explained Eli KennedyCEO of the Level Playing Field Institute, the organization that heads up the Summer Math and Science Honors program at UCLA. ... read more »
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