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FIRST Announces New Hire to Lead and Expand Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion Program

Oct 29, 2020 - Targeted News Service
Board and Executive Moves

FIRST (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) issued the following news release:

FIRST(R), a robotics community that prepares young people for the future, today announced that Dr. Janell N. Catlin has joined its leadership team and will report to the President of FIRST as Director of Equity, Diversity and Inclusion. Dr. Catlin will play a pivotal role at the nonprofit organization, helping to support and build on its mission to serve an inclusive and diverse community.

Over the past 15 years, Dr. Catlin has had the opportunity to develop, manage and implement pivotal STEM education programs in the United States and internationally. She has worked with university leaders and faculty, K-12 schools, industry, philanthropy, community leaders, and government to develop education programs that support the needs of diverse youth and young p...