Saturday Science focuses on celebrating Black innovators in STEAM

The Black History Month edition of Saturday Science, from the Wisconsin Science Festival, will focus on Black leaders in STEAM (science, technology, engineering, arts and mathematics). The virtual event takes place Saturday, February 20 — but the celebration is already underway, and will continue past February.

“We want to make sure that we have representation,” says Travis Tangen, education and outreach manager at Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation, which produces Saturday Science. “Part of our mission is to help bring about an awareness of opportunities and connections and build relationships, having youth be able to see themselves in STEM.”

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