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Racial Equity in STEM Education

August 4, 2021 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am

CHILDREN AT RISK, in partnership with Shell Oil Company, and the Texas Family Leadership Council, is excited to present the Racial Equity in STEM Education Webinar. Join us on Wednesday, August 4th as national experts in education gather to present an interactive discussion that explores racial inequities in STEM education & careers.

This continuing education opportunity, co-sponsored generously by AIG Life & Retirement and HP, will highlight the need to increase focus on STEM subjects and improve access to opportunities for diverse groups of students to participate in STEM-related activities, regardless of income, gender, age, or race. Join us to gain tools that spark an interest in all students to pursue STEM careers in the future.
Register now and qualify for an entry into an HP technology raffle giveaway!

CPE Credits issued via Prairie View A&M University.  To inquire, email bderry@childrenatrisk.org.

The Agenda 


  • Frazier Wilson Ph.D.Vice President, Shell Oil Company Foundation, Director, Workforce Development & Diversity Outreach, Shell Oil Company
  • Bob Sanborn Ed.D – President & CEO, CHILDREN AT RISK

First Session – Supporting young learning amidst crises

  • Shannon Solis Ed.D.Distinguished Mathematics Professor & Education Consultant

 Second Session- Intersectionality in STEM: Diversifying the Workforce

  • Moderated by Makia Thomas – Associate Director, Early Childhood Education, CHILDREN AT RISK
  • Paula HarrisCEO,DPM Alliance Energy                                   
  • Freda LeeSenior VP, Head of Relationship Management, AIG Retirement Services

 Reimagine the Classroom

  • Les MounteerEngineer Program Manager, HP
  • Yohn EllisSystem and Quality Program Manager NUD’s, HP
  • David PrasseEngineering & Program Manager, Hpe Networking Datacenter & Hybrid Cloud Solutions, HP
  • Nicole Halbert Executive Assistant to John Hill, Commercial Systems & Quality Management, HP Inc.
  • Alana Dvorak – Manager, Innovation & Experiences Program Management at HP

 Third Session – Hidden Figures In Science That Impacts The Everyday

  • Moderated by Sharon Watkins Jones – Director, Texas Racial Equity Collaborative, CHILDREN AT RISK
  • Anjanette Wyatt, R.Ph., PharmD. – CEO, Clinical Care Pharmacy, LLC, & Vice President, American Pharmacists Association Foundation
  • Stanley Lewis, MD MPH – CEO, Eselle Health
  • Gladys Henderson – Technical Project Manager, NASA Johnson Space Center

 Hidden No More:  Factors That Influence The Science Identity Of African American Adolescent Girls

  • Jennifer Stimpson, Ed.D. – Albert Einstein Distinguished Educator Fellow

Closing Remarks

  • Bob Sanborn Ed.D President & CEO, CHILDREN AT RISK


August 4, 2021
9:30 am - 11:00 am
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