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Spring 2023 GRASP SFI: Michael Johnson, Philadelphia Robotics Coalition, “Building STEM Equity through Robotics”
January 18 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
This is a hybrid event with in-person attendance in Levine 307 and virtual attendance via Zoom. This week’s presenter will be in-person as well.
Philadelphia Robotics Coalition founder, and School District of Philadelphia engineering teacher Michael Johnson discusses how Philadelphia public schools are using the competitive FIRST robotics programs to build STEM equity in our city. With the goal to inspire and prepare the next generation of STEM leaders in Philadelphia, the Coalition provides training, support, and resources for 180 robotics teams so that students in any neighborhood can access the learning, experiences, and networks surrounding them in the Philadelphia STEM community. Michael will also explain ways that GRASP students and researchers can get involved in this effort in a meaningful way across a continuum of time commitment levels.