Why CS Matters in Communities of Color

Why CS Matters in Communities of Color


Join Computer Science for All (CS4All) and NYC Men Teach on Saturday, January 5 for a fun-filled day where you’ll hear from special guest speakers, participate in hands-on computer science activities and workshops, enter for a chance to win special prizes, network with fellow teachers, and learn about how you can make an impact on your students’ lives through computer science education.

The event will feature a panel discussion on equity and diversity in computer science with a group of experts who have made incredible contributions to the world of technology. You’ll hear from Joy Buolamwini, a coder and social justice activist. Buolamwini is a Rhodes Scholar, Fulbright Fellow, and Google Anita Borg Scholar recognized as a Tech Review 35 under 35 honoree.

She will be joined by the family of Jerry Lawson, a self-taught engineer and pioneer of video games, who will discuss his legacy and how his work has led to modern-day video game consoles. Other special guests will be in attendance!

All New York City public school teachers are invited to attend! 

Register Here

Event Details

Date: Saturday, January 5, 2019

Time: 9:00am – 2:00pm

Location: Teachers College, Columbia University, 525 West 120 Street, New York, NY 10027

Breakfast and lunch will be provided.

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