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HHF’s CEO To Speak At CrossRoads 2017

Hispanic Heritage Foundation

The Hispanic Heritage Foundation (HHF) President and CEO, Antonio Tijerino, will be speaking at the Decoding Diversity and Building Sustainable Organizations panels at Crossroads 2017 in San Francisco on Wednesday, May 24th!

Crossroads 2017, is a three-day leadership conference presented by Infosys Foundation USA, that brings together researchers, innovators, practitioners and influencers that will examine how to best increase access to high quality education in Computer Science, Coding and Making, with a particular focus on equity and inclusion.

“We all share the same goals: Using effective education as a driver for greater diversity, faster economic growth and better preparation for 21st century careers. Through a combination of engaging keynotes, discussions and peer-learning opportunities, CrossRoads 2017 will help you learn more about the diverse initiatives in this area, what is working and what is not,” said Infosys Foundation USA.

Felix Flores from #YesWeCode will moderate the Decoding Diversity panel. Other panelists in Decoding Diversity will include Beth Rosenberg, from, Laurie McRobbie, from Indiana University, and Sarah Echohawk from American Indian Science and Engineering Society.

Those attending the Building Sustainable Organizations panel will hear about strategies to build effective mission-driven organizations that can thrive in the long term. This panel will be moderated by Lisa Chambers of TECH CORPS, and other panelists include Cindy Johanson, from Edutopia/ George Lucas Educational Foundation, Karen Jung from Nextech and Maurya Couvares from ScriptEd.

Tomorrow’s agenda will also include the following breakout sessions: From Consumers to Creators, Experiential Learning and the Experience of Learning, Makerspaces: Hands-on Creativity to Design and Invent, Understanding the K-12 CS Framework, Young Makers as Today’s Agents of Change, Beyond Coding Camps, Ground Level Implementation: Open Discussion, Changing Culture, Changing the Conversation: Open Discussion, among more!

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