Dr. Lawrence T. Potter, Jr., UDC Chief Academic Officer/Provost, will present during the “Diversify Tech Education Programs and Inclusive Skills Training” AWS Summit
Register and attend tomorrow’s (9/28/21) AWS Summit, hosted by Amazon Web Service, at the Washington Convention Center. Selected sessions will be available on livestream.
Dr. Lawrence T. Potter, Jr., University of District Columbia Chief Academic Officer/Provost, will present during the “Diversify Tech Education Programs and Inclusive Skills Training”, a panel session that is part of the broader conversation around cloud computing, credentialing, training, and employment in higher education.
Diversify Tech Education Programs and Inclusive Skills Training
Tuesday, September 28, 2021 at 1:40 p.m.
Session ID: EXP104
Date: September 28, 2021
Session Level: 100 – Introductory
Location: Room 146C
Breakout Session (lecture-style presentations)
Building a diverse and inclusive technical workforce requires commitment, innovation, and long-term collaboration between leaders in industry, education, and government. In this session, learn how education and skills training initiatives developed in collaboration with AWS education programs are helping Historically Black Colleges and Universities, community colleges, and other education institutions upskill and reskill the future and current technical workforce. Hear from leaders from Miami Dade College, the University of the District of Columbia, and Bowie State University on how they are diversifying the tech talent pipeline.
Dr. Lawrence Potter
Chief Academic Officer, University of District of Columbia
Dean of Engineering, Technology and Design, Miami Dade College
Dr. Rosemary Shumba
Chair, Department of Computer Science, Bowie State University
Technical Program Manager, AWS