In May 2021, the Massachusetts STEM Summit returned in a virtual format. After a challenging year brought on by the pandemic, the summit focused on how the STEM workforce has led us through those challenges as well as the pivotal role STEM plays in the future of the workforce in Massachusetts.

The summit featured four live panel sessions and a keynote featuring captivating and thoughtful speakers throughout the Commonwealth with a common goal of inspiring a STEM start for all individuals.

  • Live Opening and Welcome by Governor Charlie Baker, Lt. Governor Karyn Polito, Vertex Executive Chairman Dr. Jeff Leiden, U.S. Representative Jake Auchincloss, Education Secretary James Peyser
  • Panel 1: Inspire A STEM Start
  • Panel 2: The Power of Mentoring
  • Keynote Introduction: Joanne Chang, Chef & Owner, Flour Bakery and Myers + Chang Keynote: Hamilton Bennett, Senior Director of Vaccine Access and Partnership, Moderna Panel 3: STEM Workforce Pipeline Development

The Summit was co-sponsored by the Massachusetts STEM Advisory Council, the Massachusetts Business Roundtable and the University of Massachusetts Donahue Institute.

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