Hispanic Heritage Foundation’s STEM Symposium

Bronxite staff sergeant Jorge Abreu (r) shared information about the Army’s STEM careers with local high schoolers at the Hispanic Heritage Foundation LOFT STEM Leadership Symposium.
Photo courtesy of U.S. Army

Over the course of Monday, March 20 and Tuesday, March 21, more than 350 students from local high schools in NYC participated in the Hispanic Heritage Foundation’s Latinos on Fast Track STEM Leadership Symposium, sponsored by the U.S. Army, at Lehman College.

The students participated in an interactive leadership workshop designed to help them achieve success in school and post-secondary endeavors.

They also heard from a panel of STEM professionals who shared their experience in various STEM fields and encouraged the students to pursue their educational and career aspirations.

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