Event Details

Learn about two fundamental impact initiatives based at Cornell Tech, with the goal to expand and diversify the tech industry talent pipeline to more closely reflect America’s population. The K-12 Initiative, led by Diane Levitt, prepares public school teachers to teach computer science to students of all backgrounds, at the intersection of rigor and joy. Break Through Tech, led by Judy Spitz, breaks down the barriers that keep college women from diverse racial and socioeconomic backgrounds from pursuing degrees and careers in technology. Deborah Estrin, renowned computer scientist and Associate Dean for Impact at Cornell Tech, will moderate. After the panel, enjoy a networking reception to meet fellow attendees and the speakers.

Featured Speakers:

Deborah Estrin, Associate Dean for Impact and Robert V. Tishman ’37 Professor, Cornell Tech

Diane Levitt
, Senior Director of K-12 Education, Cornell Tech

Judy Spitz, Founder and Executive Director of Break Through Tech, Cornell Tech

To request an accommodation or for inquiries about accessibility, please contact Kate Van Dalsem at kev37@cornell.edu