So when you bring together Rep. Bobby Scott (D-VA) + David Owens, Executive Vice President of the Edison Electric Institute (the trade group for the nation's power utilities)+ Montgomery County Council member Cherri Branson (D) + top STEM aides to the MD Governor and Lt. Governor Anthony Brown + the chief civil rights advisor to the Prince Georges County Executive +FCC and Department of Energy chief diversity officers + reps from GMU's Mason Game & Technology Academy + a venture capitalist whose investments have included BETRadioOne/TVOne, and the founder of XM Radio + some of the nation’s top law firms along with 200 other innovators and STEM leaders at Pepco’s Edison Place Gallery dedicated to promoting innovation, what do you get? 

AnswerA big hit!

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STEM4US! would like to thank you for believing in our great idea, investing in us, and joining us to make history this week by hosting the first Technology & STEM Festival in the 44 years of the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation's Annual Legislative Conference. #CBCFALC2014

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In order for America to regain its position as the world's top economy, we will have to push education and innovation to beat our competitors. Here's our strategic advantage over all over nations: Our ethnic, gender, and religious diversity.  By bringing together innovators who can view the problems of today and tomorrow with different lenses, we have the ability to create solutions far better than any other country.

Get involved with STEM4US! Join us for our next Capitol Hill Power Lunch in two months! During this series, we bring together key leaders and stakeholders. These high-level policy conversations seek to examine ways to make sciene and technology jobs both attractive and accessible to more people in the United States, specifically young people and men/women of color. We must create 1 million STEM professionals by 2022.

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We would like to thank our sponsors, exhibitors, honorary host committee, volunteers, Congressional leaders, photographer, videographer and attendees. Keep the convesation going: #STEMTechFest  We look forward to seeing at an upcoming event.

STEM4US! Technology & STEM Festival

 Sponsors

  • Pepco
  • Pepco Edison Place Gallery
  • Edison Electric Institute
  • George Mason University’s Mason Game & Technology Academy
  • Howard University Graduate School & HU Materials Research Center of Excellence
  • State of Maryland
  • Prince George’s County Human Relations Commission
  • Hogan Lovells US LLP
  • K&L Gates
  • Bridging Resources in Communities (BRIC), Inc.
  • SCI Ventures
  • STEM Tot Academy
  • VKW Enterprises
  • Data Analytics
  • STEM4US!
  • TEC Law Group/TEC Relations
  • Silhouette Media
  • MMTC
  • 1776
  • SOCIALgrlz, LLC
  • EB Media Group, LLC
  • Cyber Wealth 7
  • Silhouette Media

Honorary Event Host Committee

  • Rep. Eddie Bernice Johnson (D-TX) (Co-chair)
  • Rep. Robin Kelly (D-IL) (Co-chair)
  • Senator Mark Warner (D-VA)
  • Rep. Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC)
  • Rep. Bobby Scott (D-VA)
  • Rep. Bennie Thompson (D-MS)
  • Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee (D-TX)
  • Rep. Gregory Meeks (D-NY)
  • Rep. G.K. Butterfield (D-NC)
  • Rep. Cedric Richmond (D-LA)
  • Rep. Hakeem Jeffries (D-NY)
  • Rep. Joyce Beatty (D-OH)
  • ‎Washington, D.C. Mayor Vincent Gray‎ (D)
  • Honorable Cherri Branson (D-Montgomery County Council)

Exhibitors

  • Edison Electric Institute
  • Edison Electric Institute
  • George Mason University’s Mason Game & Technology Academy
  • Howard University Graduate School & HU Materials Research Center of Excellence
  • State of Maryland
  • Prince Georges County Human Rights Commission
  • SCI Ventures
  • STEM TOT ACADEMY
  • Cyber Wealth 7
  • SOCIALgrlz, LLC
  • TEC Law Group/TEC Relations


Video Production by: Silhouette Media

Photography by: Rodney L. Ladson www.keydigitalmedia.com

Communications/Marketing/Branding by: Erica Butler, CEO & Founder of EB Media Group, LLC.  www.ebmediagroup.com

Location: Pepco Edison Place Gallery

Take a look at more pics: http://www.facebook.com/stem4us 

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STEM4US! Power Lunch April 7, 2016

Sanders, Clinton STEM Advisors Debate Energy, Tech & Diversity

On Thursday, April 7, 2016 an audience of congressional staff, tech and energy sector executives, other STEM professionals, policy advocates, educators, and even middle school students packed a room in the Rayburn House Office building for a debate between STEM advisors to Presidential contenders, Senator Bernie Sanders (VT) and former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton.Debate topics ranged […]

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RSVP for Energy & Tech Presidential Debate + USA Engineering Fest

The next STEM4US! Capitol Hill Power Lunch is set for noon on Thursday, April 7, 2016 in Room B-338 of the Rayburn House Office Building, 45 Independence Ave SW, Washington, DC 20515.

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More STEM Related
CBC Week Sessions

SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY BRAINTRUST

Rep. Eddie Bernice Johnson
Fri (26-Sep-2014) 9:00 AM - 11:50 AM
STEM Education and Employment for African AmericansCBCFFri (26-Sep-2014)1:30 PM3:30 PM

ENVIRONMENTAL JUSTICE BRAINTRUST

Rep. James Clyburn
Fri (26-Sep-2014) 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

STEM Education and Employment for African Americans

CBCF
Fri (26-Sep-2014) 1:30 PM - 3:30 PM

List of receptions: http://goo.gl/a8dBqg