Somos Geeks: Celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month

Somos Geeks: Celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month

Join us here on Thursday, October 15 at 3:00 pm ET for “Somos Geeks: Celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month.” Some of the Nation’s Hispanic STEM innovators and STEM-education advocates will share their inspiring personal stories and thoughts on how we can all step up to help strengthen America’s STEM-skilled workforce by making it broader and more diverse. 

The live discussion will be moderated by Knatokie Ford, Senior Policy Advisor at the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy. Special guests will include:
Serena Auñón, Astronaut, NASA Johnson Space Center
Idaykis Rodriguez, Postdoctoral Researcher, Physics Education Research Group, Florida International University
Jessica Santana, Co-founder, New York on Tech
Oscar Vazquez, First Line Supervisor–Locomotive Repair Foreman, BNSF Railroad

Got comments or questions? Ask them using the hashtag #WeTheGeeks on Twitter and on Google+, and we’ll answer some of them during the live Hangout. 

Find out more and watch live at go.wh.gov/wethegeeks.