D.C.'s 311 system will soon consolidate requests for information and repairs. And its 911 system is now geolocating emergency calls from cell phones.
The Washington region’s economy offers considerable opportunities for those working in science, technology, engineering and mathematics. But as with many other places around the country, local diversity in those fields has come slowly. Kojo explores the state of diversity in the D.C. region’s STEM fields, with educators who are looking to change it and a journalist who’s been tracking it.
- Freeman Hrabowski, III President, The University of Maryland, Baltimore County
- Brian Kelly Editor, U.S. News & World Report
- James Maiden Assistant Dean, Student Affairs, University of the District of Columbia; Principal Investigator, Minority Male Makers Program
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