Teachers, education advocates, even the White House champion STEM education, and its role in creating a competitive U.S. workforce. But how do we ensure that the next generation of scientists, technology professionals, engineers and mathematicians is diverse? Sheilah is joined in the studio by Keisha Reed, digital strategist and contributor to the website Technical.ly Baltimore.
Reed's blog is City Girl Goes Digital. She encouraged women to visit Tech Lady Mafia and mentioned the Baltimore chapter of Girl Develop It and Black Girls Code. You can watch Roni Ellington's TEDxBaltimore talk here.
Ada Lovelace was born 199 years ago. She was an English mathematician credited as being the world’s first programmer. Tomorrow is the day named for Ada Lovelace, to the achievements of women in science, technology, engineering, and math, or STEM. You can learn more about Lovelace here and listen to a 2012 Maryland Morning segment on women and tech.