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National Academy of Sciences (US), National Academy of Engineering (US), and Institute of Medicine (US) Committee on Underrepresented Groups and the Expansion of the Science and Engineering Workforce Pipeline. Expanding Underrepresented Minority Participation. Washington (DC): National Academies Press (US); 2011.

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Appendix DAgendas for Public Meetings

MEETING ONE

Committee on Underrepresented Groups and the Expansion of the Science and Engineering Workforce Pipeline

Keck Center of the National Academies

500 Fifth Street, NW, Washington, DC 20001

Room 110

March 10–11, 2008

Monday, March 10, 2008

Continental breakfast available in the meeting room
Closed Session
8:00Welcome and Overview of Agenda
Freeman Hrabowski, Committee Chair
8:15Charge to the Committee
Freeman Hrabowski, Committee Chair
8:45National Academies Discussion of Committee Balance and Potential Sources of Bias or Conflict of Interest
Richard Bissell, Executive Director, Policy and Global Affairs, National Academies
Open Session
9:30Welcome to Open Session
Freeman Hrabowski, Committee Chair
9:35Congressional Perspective on Issues and Study Charge
Peter Ambler, Office of Congressman Silvestre Reyes
Joye Purser, Office of Congresswoman Eddie Bernice Johnson
10:00Break
10:15Pathways to STEM Careers
Willie Pearson, Georgia Institute of Technology, Workshop Report: Broadening Participation Through a Comprehensive, Integrated System (2005)
10:45CAWMSET and BEST
Beatriz Clewell, Urban Institute and former Executive Director, Congressional Commission on the Advancement of Women and Minorities in Science Engineering and Technology Development
John Yochelson, President, Building Engineering and Science Talent
12:15Break
Lunch available in meeting room
1:00Review of Data Trends
Lisa Frehill, Executive Director, Commission on Professionals in Science and Technology
Earnestine Psalmonds, Senior Program Officer, National Research Council
2:15Federal Intervention Programs
Clifton Poodry, Division of Minority Opportunities in Research, NIGMS, National Institutes of Health
Carl Person, Minority University Research and Education Programs, Office of Education, National Aeronautics and Space Administration
Bernadette Hence, Minority Science and Engineering Improvement Program, Office of Postsecondary Education, U.S. Department of Education
3:45Break
4:00Private Foundation Programs
Gail Christopher, Vice President for Programs, Health, W.K. Kellogg Foundation
Peter Bruns, Vice President of Grants and Special Programs, Howard Hughes Medical Institute:
Charles Terrell, Vice President, Division of Diversity Policy and Programs, American Association of Medical Colleges
Mary Williams, Director of Communications and Administration, Gates Millennium Scholars Program, United Negro College Fund
5:15Recess

Tuesday, March 11, 2008

Continental Breakfast will be available in the meeting room
Open Session
8:00Program Evaluation (NRC Reports for NIH)
Peter Henderson, National Research Council: NRC, Evaluation of NIH Minority Research Trainings Programs
Adam Fagen, National Research Council: NRC, Understanding Interventions That Encourage Minorities to Pursue Research Careers
9:00Standing Our Ground I and II
Daryl Chubin, Director, AAAS Center for Advancing Science & Engineering Capacity
10:00Break
10:15Demand for and Supply of Scientists and Engineers
Michael Teitelbaum, Vice President, Alfred P. Sloan Foundation
11:00Discussion of Schedule, Convocation, and Next Steps
12:00Adjourn

MEETING TWO

Joint Meeting of Committee on Underrepresented Groups and the Expansion of the S&E Workforce Pipeline and Committee on Capitalizing on the Diversity of the S&E Workforce in Industry

National Academy of Sciences

2101 Constitution Avenue, NW

Washington, DC

Board Room

June 11–12, 2008

Wednesday, June 11, 2008 Joint Meeting of Committees

8:00Breakfast available in the meeting room
8:30Welcome from the National Academies
Charles Vest, President, National Academy of Engineering
Freeman Hrabowski, Chair, Committee on Underrepresented Groups and the Expansion of the S&E Workforce Pipeline
Nicholas Donofrio, Co-Chair, Committee on Capitalizing on the Diversity of the S&E Workforce in Industry
9:00Perspectives from the U.S. Congress
U.S. Representative Silvestre Reyes
9:30Review of Study Committee Charges
Richard Bissell, Executive Director, Policy and Global Affairs, National Academies
10:00Break
10:15Perspectives of Constituent Groups
Shirley Malcom, Head, Directorate for Education and Human Resources Programs, American Association for the Advancement of Science
Edward M. Swallow, Chairman, National Security Science and Technology Workforce Division, National Defense Industrial Association
Jennifer McNelly, Vice President, National Center for the American Workforce, National Association of Manufacturers
12:00Lunch Speaker
Irma Arispe, Assistant Director for Life Sciences, White House Office of Science and Technology Policy
1:00Perspectives from Federal Agencies
Raynard Kington, Deputy Director, National Institutes of Health
Wanda Ward, Deputy Assistant Director, Education and Human Resources Directorate, National Science Foundation
William Valdez, Director of the Office of Workforce Development for Teachers and Scientists, U.S. Department of Energy
2:15S&E Labor Markets and Diversity: An Economic Perspective
Sharon Levin, Research Professor of Economics, University of Missouri-St. Louis
Mark Regets, Senior Analyst, Division of Science Resources Statistics, National Science Foundation
3:15Break
3:30Joint Planning Session
Topics
Speakers
4:30Closing Remarks
Freeman Hrabowski, Committee Chair
Nicholas Donofrio, Committee Chair
5:00Adjourn

Thursday, June 12, 2008, Committee on Underrepresented Groups and the Expansion of the S&E Workforce Pipeline

Open Session
8:00Breakfast available in the meeting room
8:30Recent Developments on Diversity in STEM Fields
“The Enhancing Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics Education (E-STEM) Act of 2008”
Edward Potosnak III, Einstein Fellow, Office of Congressman Michael M. Honda
Closed Session
9:30Committee Business
  • Discussion of committee charge
  • Report outline
  • Information gathering: convocation and committee meetings
  • Information gathering: data, literature, reports, interviews, focus groups
  • Staff work plan
  • Next steps
10:30Break
10:45Committee Business (continued)
12:00Working Lunch
1:00Adjourn

MEETING THREE

Committee on Underrepresented Groups and the Expansion of the Science and Engineering Workforce Pipeline

Keck Center of the National Academies

500 Fifth Street, NW

Washington, DC 20001

Room 206

October 22–23, 2008

Wednesday, October 22, 2008, Room 206

Closed Session
1:00Welcome
Freeman Hrabowski, Committee Chair
1:15Committee Discussion of Balance and Conflict of Interest
Richard Bissell, Executive Director, Policy and Global Affairs, The National Academies
Open Session
1:45Strategies for Minority Success in STEM
Richard A. Tapia, University Professor, Maxfield-Oshman Professor in Engineering, Director of the Center for Excellence and Equity in Education, and Associate Director of Graduate Studies, Rice University
Isiah Warner, Vice Chancellor, Office of Strategic Initiatives, and Professor of Chemistry, Louisiana State University and Agricultural and Mechanical College
2:45Break
3:00Strategies for Minority Success in STEM (continued)
Mary Ann Rankin, Dean of Natural Sciences and UTeach, University of Texas at Austin
John Slaughter, President and CEO, National Action Council for Minorities in Engineering, Inc.
4:00Power of Diversity
Scott E. Page, Professor of Complex Systems, Political Science, and Economics, University of Michigan and author of The Difference: How the Power of Diversity Creates Better Groups, Firms, Schools, and Societies
Closed Session
5:00Reception
Keck Center, Room 1024
6:00Committee Dinner
Keck Center, Room 1024

Thursday, October 23, 2008, Room 206

Open Session
Continental Breakfast Available in the Meeting Room
8:30Welcome
Freeman Hrabowski, Committee Chair
8:45Increasing Minority Participation and Success in K-12 STEM Education
Robert P. Moses, President, The Algebra Project, Inc.
Philip Sakimoto, Outreach and Diversity Specialist, Department of Physics, University of Notre Dame
Joseph Merlino, Director, Math & Science Partnership of Greater Philadelphia, Lasalle University
9:50Break
10:00Minority Success in Undergraduate and Graduate STEM Programs
Gilda A. Barabino, Vice Provost for Academic Diversity, and Professor and Associate Chair for Graduate Studies, Georgia Institute of Technology
Aaron Velasco, President, Society for the Advancement of Chicanos and Native Americans in Science (SACNAS), and Associate Professor, Department of Geological Sciences, University of Texas at El Paso
Valerie Petit Wilson, Associate Dean, Recruitment & Professional Development, Brown University Graduate School; Clinical Professor, Community Health, Brown University; and Executive Director, Leadership Alliance
11:30Data Issues
Mary Frase, Deputy Director, Division of Science Resources Statistics, Directorate of Social, Behavioral, and Economic Sciences, National Science Foundation
12:00Committee Discussion
[Lunch will be available in the meeting room during this session]
1:00Role of Minority Serving Institutions in Minority Success in STEM Education
Norman C. Francis, President, Xavier University of Louisiana
Carol Davis, Tribal College Liaison, North Dakota EPSCoR, and former Vice President, Turtle Mountain Community College
2:15Break
Closed Session
2:30Committee Discussion
Report from staff on data analyses and review of literature
Outline of Report: structure and recommendations
Agenda for meeting four
4:30Adjourn
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