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DIASPORANS MAKING A DIFFERENCE

At 28 years old, Dr. Marvin D. Carr is the Policy Advisor for STEM Education, Innovation and Diversity to the U.S. Chief Technology Officer, Megan Smith, within the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy. In this capacity, he works with Federal agencies, local leaders, the business community, and academia to support access to Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) for all Americans, especially those on the margins. Part of his work involves leveraging local engagement to enhance the STEM and Innovation aspects of the White House’s My Brother’s Keeper Initiative, which promotes opportunity for boys and young men of color and other young people.

Read more about his story, here: 

http://www.nbcnews.com/feature/nbcblk28/nbcblk28-marvin-carr-shrinking-digi-divide-n507301

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