The digital divide is a serious barrier and it is impacting thousands of families across the St. Louis region. During this session we will be discussing how the bi-state is addressing the gaps around connectivity, device access, tech education, and digital inclusion.
You will hear from Simon Huang, CTO of City of St. Louis, Amy VanDeVelde, B.S. PR Communication, Federal Program Officer for NTA, D'Mitri Farthing Jr., M.S., Digital Inclusion Specialist for the Missouri Department of Economic Development on the current efforts to address broadband access.
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STL TechWeek Fundraiser – Help us Diversify STEM in St. Louis
While all events are free, STL TechWeek 2023 is a fundraiser for the TechSTL STEM Scholarship Fund. Upon registration you will have the opportunity to make a tax deductible contribution to the Scholarship Fund, managed by the St. Louis Community Foundation. 100% of the contributions will be donated to the Fund to support diverse residents of the MSA obtaining local tech education opportunities.
Hosted at CIC St. Louis at 4240 Duncan Ave #200, St. Louis, MO 63110, United States – just follow the Venture Café signage. Be sure to check in 15 minutes before your desired sessions start, to make sure you can find your way and grab a drink.