The importance of STEM

Tanya HannahKCIT Chief Information Officer Tanya Hannah delivered a baccalaureate address July 25 to graduates and students attending Goodwill Missionary Baptist Church in Seattle.

Hannah urged the young people to consider careers in STEM fields, noting that artists, geographers and writers can combine technology with their passions for well-paying, absorbing careers.

“It’s all part of STEM. STEM careers offer fun, compelling, important work,” Hannah said. “It’s work that pays well. It’s work that can change the world. And it’s time people of color take their rightful place at the technology table to help shape our future.”