Charge to the Workshop

Executive Summary

Part I: The STEM Workforce: Establishing the Need for Change

Under-Representation as a Social Justice Issue

Current Lack of Diversity and Opportunity

Part II: The STEM Pathways Workshop: Describing the Change

Broad Issues Related to the STEM Workforce

From Successful Programs to Large-Scale Change

The Contributions of

An Action Plan

Part III: Conclusion: Toward a New Vision for the Enterprise of Science


Appendix: Workshop Attendees


Appendix: Workshop Attendees

Patrick Rivera Antony
Director,University Relations
The Boeing Company
Corporate World Headquarters
100 N.Riverside
MC 5003-5495,LOC:351A7
Chicago,IL 60606-1596
(312)544-2478 FAX

Eleanor L.Babco
Executive Director
Commission on Professionals in
Science and Technology
1200 New York Avenue,NW,Suite 390
Washington,DC 20005
(202)842-1603 FAX

Diola Bagayoko
Distinguished Professor of Physics
Southern University at Baton Rouge (SUBR)
P.O.Box 11776
Baton Rouge,LA 70813
(225)771-4341 FAX

Caryn Bailey (External Evaluator)
Woodard &Associates
103 G Street,SW – Suite B312
Washington,DC 20024

Cathleen Barton
U.S.Education Manager
Intel Corporation
5000 W.Chandler Blvd.,MS CH2-135,
Chandler AZ 85226

Joseph Bordogna
Deputy Director
National Science Foundation
Office of Legislative and Public Affairs
4201 Wilson Boulevard
Arlington,VA 22230
jbordogn@National Science

John Brown
The Setzer Group,L.C.C.
1577 Fieldgreen Overlook
Stone Mountain,GA 30088-3110
(770)593-9217 FAX

 Joan Burrelli
Senior Analyst
Science Resources Statistic
National Science Foundation
4201 Wilson Boulevard,Suite 965
Arlington,VA 22230
jburrell@National Science

Daryl Chubin
Senior Vice President
National Action Council for Minorities in Engineering (NACME),Inc.
440 Hamilton Ave.Suite 302
White Plains,NY 10601
(800)888-9929 x218
(914)539-4032 FAX

Todd Clark
Science Education Advisor
US Department of Energy (SC-1)
1000 Independence Avenue,SW
Washington,DC 20585-0118
(202)586-8054 FAX

Jane Daniels
Director of the Clare Boothe Luce Program
The Henry Luce Foundation
111 West 50th Street,Suite 4601
New York,NY 10020
(212)581-9541 FAX

Luis Echegoyen
Professor and Chairman
Department of Chemistry
219 Hunter Laboratories
Clemson University
Clemson,SC 29630
(864)656-6613 FAX

Joan Esnayra
Program Officer
National Research Council
500 Fifth St.N.W.Room 512
Washington,DC 20001

Norman L.Fortenberry
Director of CASEE
National Academy of Engineering (NAE)
500 Fifth Street,NW -Room NAS 224 Washington,DC 20001
(202)334-1680 FAX


Mary Frank Fox
Advance Professor of Sociology
Co-director,Center for Study of Women, Science,&Technology
School of History,Technology,and Society
Georgia Institute of Technology
Atlanta,Georgia 30332-0345
(404)371-8811 FAX

Richard B.Freeman
Ascherman Professor of Economics
Harvard University
NBER,1050 Mass.Ave
Cambridge,MA 02138
(617)868-2742 FAX

Henry T.Frierson
Professor of Educational Psychology
CB#3500,Peabody Hall
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Chapel Hill,NC 27599-3500
(919)962-1533 FAX

Michael Gaines
Chair of the Department of Biology
University of Miami
Coral Gables,FL 33124
(305)284-3039 FAX


Yolanda George,AAAS
Deputy Director,Education and Human
Resources Programs
1200 New York Avenue,NW
Washington,DC 20005
(202)371-9849 FAX

Manuel Gomez
Director,Resource Center for Science and
Engineering and Professor of Physics
University of Puerto Rico
PO Box 23334
San Juan,PR 00931-3334
(787)756-7717 FAX

John Handy
Department Chair and
Charles E.Merrill Professor of Economics
Labor &Urban Economics
Morehouse College
Atlanta,GA 30314

John Harris
Orlean Bullard Beeson Professor of Education
and Associate Provost for Quality Assessment
Samford University
Birmingham,AL 35229-7020
(205)726-4075 FAX

Rachelle Heller
Associate Dean for Academic Affairs
at the GW Mount Vernon Campus
Professor,Department of Computer Science
The George Washington University
Washington DC 20052

Peter H.Henderson
Director,Board on Higher Education
and Workforce
Policy and Global Affairs Division
National Research Council -The National
500 Fifth Street,NW,Room 554
Washington,DC 20001
(202)334-2725 FAX

Melissa Herman
Assistant Professor of Sociology
University of Massachusetts,Boston
100 Morrissey Blvd.
Boston,MA 02125-3393
(617)287-6288 FAX

Craig Hicks (Consultant Writer)
3004 Lee Hwy Apt D333
Arlington VA 22201-4226
(703)852-7421 FAX

Stan Hill
K-12 Science Program Manager
Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Schools
1605 Miller St.
Winston-Salem,NC 27103
(336)727-2791 FAX

 Jeffrey P.Jarosz
Research Assistant,Mechanical Engineering
200 Latrobe Hall
Johns Hopkins University
3400 North Charles Street
Baltimore,MD 21218

William Koonz
College of Menominee Nation
P.O.Box 1179
Keshena,WI 54135
(715)799-6226 x3103
(715)799-1336 FAX

Prakash Kumar
Graduate Student
School of History,Technology,and Society
Georgia Institute of Technology

Jane Lee
Congressional Fellow
Subcommittee of Science,Technology,
and Space
U.S.Senate Commerce Committee
227 Senate Hart Building
Washington D.C.20510
(202)224-9334 FAX

Cheryl Leggon
Associate Professor ,DM Smith Building/
School of Public Policy
Georgia Institute of Technology
Atlanta,GA 30332

Robert L.Lichter
Merrimack Consultants,LLC.
P.O.Box 8872
Atlanta,GA 31106-8872

Craig Love
Senior Project Director
Substance Abuse Research Group
1650 Research Boulevard
Rockville,MD 20850 – 3195

David Manderscheid
Chair,Department of Mathematics
University of Iowa
Iowa City,IA 52242
(319)335-0627 FAX

C.Dianne Martin
Professor,Chair of the Department
of Computer Science
Academic Center -7th floor,Room 703
801 22nd Street,NW
The George Washington University
Washington,DC 20052
(202)994-4875 FAX

Gary S.May
Motorola Foundation Professor of Microelectronics
School of Electrical and Computer Engineering
Georgia Institute of Technology
Atlanta,GA 30332-0325
(404)385-2994 FAX

Paula D.McClain
Professor of Political Science
Dept.of Political Science
P.O.Box 90204
Duke University
Durham,NC 27708-0204
(919)490-1899 FAX

Indira Nair
Professor,Department of Engineering &
Public Policy
Warner Hall 609A
Carnegie Mellon University
5000 Forbes Avenue
Pittsburgh,PA 15213

Steve Olson (Consultant Writer)
7609 Sebago Rd.
Bethesda,MD 20817
(301)320-8555 FAX

Joel D.Oppenheim
Senior Associate Dean for
Biomedical Sciences
New York University School of Medicine
550 First Avenue
New York University
New York,NY 10016


Willie Pearson,Jr.
Chair,School of History,Technology,
and Society
Georgia Institute of Technology
Atlanta,GA 30032

Jeanne E.Pemberton
John and Helen Schaefer Professor
Department of Chemistry
University of Arizona
1306 E.University Blvd.
Tucson,AZ 85721
(520)621-8248 FAX

Traci Powell
Postdoctoral Fellow,SPIRE Program
CB#8180 /105 Smith Level Road
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Chapel Hill,NC 27599-8180
(919)966-7532 FAX

Judith Ramaley
Assistant Director,Education and Human
National Science Foundation
4201 Wilson Boulevard
Arlington,VA 22230
(703)292-9179 FAX

Paula Rayman
Professor,Economics and Social
University of Massachusetts,Lowell
47 Winthrop Rd.
Lexington,MA 02421

Steve Ribaudo
Research Assistant
Computer Science Department
The George Washington University
801 22nd St.NW,Suite 703
Washington,DC 20052

Carlos RodrĖguez
Principal Research Scientist
American Institutes for Research
1000 Thomas Jefferson Street,NW
Washington,DC 20007
(202)944-5454 FAX

Gustavo Roig
Department of Electrical and Computer
10555 West Flagler Street -EAS 2460
Florida International University
Miami,FL 33174
(305)348-6188 FAX

Terrence Russell
Executive Director
Association for Institutional Research
222 Stone Building
Florida State University
Tallahassee,FL 32306-4462
(850)644-8824 FAX

John Sargent
Advisor to the Assistant Secretary for
Technology Policy
US Department of Commerce
1401 Constitution Avenue,NW
Washington,DC 20230

Roberta Spalter-Roth
Director of Research for the
Discipline and the Profession
American Sociological Association
1307 New York Avenue,NW
Suite 700
Washington,DC 20005-4701
(202)383-9005 x317

John Trumpbour
Research Director of the Labor &
Worklife Program
Harvard Law School
1350 Massachusetts Avenue,#731
Cambridge,MA 02138
(617)496-7359 FAX

Virginia Valian
Distinguished Professor of
Psychology and Linguistics
Hunter College,CUNY
695 Park Ave
New York,NY 10021
(212)650-3247 FAX

Manuel Vargas
Chair of Department of Education
Winston-Salem State University
CB 19360,Department of Education,
Winston-Salem State University,
Winston-Salem,NC 27110

Charles E.Vela
President and Chief Scientist
Expertech Solutions
PO Box 34102
Washington,DC 20043-4102
(202)639-8571 FAX

Melvin R.Webb
Professor of Biology/Science Education
Department of Biological Sciences
Clark Atlanta University

Tom Windham
Significant Opportunities in
Atmospheric Research and Science
P.O.Box 3000
Boulder,CO 80307
(303)497-8629 FAX

Michael Woodard,PhD.
(External Evaluator)
President and CEO
Woodard &Associates
103 G Street,SW
Suite B312
Washington,DC 20024

James H.Wyche
Vice Provost and Dean of the College of
Arts and Sciences
Professor of Biology and Pharmacology
University of Miami,Florida
PO Box 248004
Coral Gables,FL 33124
(305)284-5637 FAX

John N.Yochelson
Building Engineering and Science Talent
(BEST)/Council on Competitiveness
401 B Street,Ste 2200
San Diego,CA 92108
(619)237-8838 FAX