Latinos and Careers in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math

On Wednesday, May 5, U.S. Secretary of Labor Hilda L. Solis will host a panel discussion exploring the special challenges Latinos face in pursuing careers in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) occupations.

The program will run from 1:00 to 2:00 p.m. EDT and will be streamed live via the web.  The discussion will feature a panel of science and math professionals, including the Mexican American NASA astronaut Jose Hernandez.  Middle and high school students will be encouraged to email questions for the panel.

For more information, go to http://www.dol.gov/dol/55.htm. (When the webcast begins, this page will include a video window and an e-mail link that people can use to send questions during the live event.)

ED Staff