Miss America 2014 Nina Davuluri to Discuss STEM Education and Cultural Competency at Montgomery College, Feb. 25

Montgomery College will welcome Miss America 2014 Nina Davuluri, a STEM graduate, for a candid discussion on STEM education and cultural diversity on Tuesday, February 25 at 7 p.m. in Globe Hall located in the High Technology and Science Center.

The discussion, titled “Revealing the Beauty of STEM,” is free and open to the public.

A University of Michigan graduate who just completed medical school requirements at Le Moyne College in New York, Davuluri’s 30-minute presentation will address her commitment to education, her personal platform, the importance of women in STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) careers and Davuluri will also reaffirm her platform on “Celebrating Diversity Through Cultural Competency.” The presentation will be followed by a 15-minute question-and-answer session with the audience.

On September 15, 2013, Davuluri was crowned Miss America 2014 at the pageant held at Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City, NJ, becoming the first Indian American and second Asian American to be chosen Miss America.

The Germantown Campus of Montgomery College is located at 20200 Observation Drive in Germantown, Md. Click here for a map and directions.

For more information, contact Debi Higbie-Holmes at debi.higbie-holmes@montgomerycollege.edu.

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Montgomery College is a public, open admissions community college with campuses in Germantown, Rockville, and Takoma Park/Silver Spring, plus workforce development/continuing education centers and off-site programs throughout Montgomery County, Md. The College serves nearly 60,000 students a year, through both credit and noncredit programs, in more than 130 areas of study.

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