Congressional Black Caucus: SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY BRAINTRUST :: Honorary Host: Rep. Eddie Bernice Johnson
Friday, September 21, 2012
9:00 a.m. – 11:50 a.m.
Washington Convention Center
African Americans from becoming tomorrow’s scientists, technicians, engineers and mathematicians (STEM). This
braintrust brings together celebrities, community leaders and mentors to encourage our youth to pursue careers in the
STEM fields, which will be critical to the nation's competitiveness in a 21st century global marketplace. Rep. Eddie
Bernice Johnson founded the Science and Technology Braintrust to bring together prominent leaders and youth, so that
young people can see real-life examples of what they can achieve and hopefully follow their example.