Frequently Asked Questions

What is the Changing The Face of STEM Initiative (CFSI)?

Changing the Face of STEM Initiative (CFSI) is a groundbreaking multimedia project and educational campaign that engages black, brown, disabled, and female young people to dream of, embark upon, and succeed in careers in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM). The initiative absorbs Changing the Face of Medicine and expands on it, utilizing the film Black Women in Medicine, the book Against All Odds, and the upcoming book Master Builders of the Modern World, along with customized programs of talks, workshops, and mentoring, all with the goal of securing our youth’s dreams and futures in the expanding STEM fields. Keeping in mind “you can’t be what you can’t see,” URU provides role models and tells the stories of women and people of color who have been trailblazers in the STEM fields, inspiring young people to follow in their footsteps.

How can I bring Changing the Face of STEM to my community?

Our goal is to partner with local organizations to ensure that every Changing the Face of STEM event is tailored for the community and location in which it is held. Please contact us to discuss the possibility of bringing this transformational program to your community.

Telephone: 203-389-7466

Email: info@uruglobal.org

Where can I see “Black Women in Medicine”?

“Black Women in Medicine” received a national broadcast on Public Television stations across the United States through American Public Television (APT). Check the APT website for when “Black Women in Medicine” will be shown in your area – https://aptonline.org/catalog.nsf/vLinkTitle/BLACK+WOMEN+IN+MEDICINE

How can I purchase a copy of “Black Women in Medicine”?
DVDs of the “Black Women in Medicine” documentary are not available for sale or rental. If you would like to have “Black Women in Medicine” shown in your area we invite you to host a screening. Please contact us to schedule a “Black Women in Medicine” film screening in your community.

“Black Women in Medicine” Screening Request
Telephone: 203-389-7466
Email: info@uruglobal.org

How do we get the “Black Women in Medicine” documentary to screen in our community?

Our goal is to partner with local organizations to ensure that every “Black Women in Medicine” documentary screening includes a Q&As with local medical professionals as well as possible workshops and mentoring opportunities. Please contact us to host a “Black Women in Medicine” film screening in your community.

Hosting a “Black Women in Medicine” Screening Request
Telephone: 203-389-7466

Email: info@uruglobal.org

How do I purchase a copy of the “Against All Odds: Celebrating Black Women in Medicine” book featuring profiles of more than 100 Black women physicians?

The “Against All Odds: Celebrating Black Women in Medicine” book can be purchased here on our website – Link

I know a wonderful STEM professional - how can they be included in the “Changing the Face of STEM” project?

Share your stories of inspiring women and people of color in STEM  on our social media @ChangingSTEM.

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Changing the Face of STEM is a great project - how can I help?

It takes a village to raise a child – and to change the future! We rely on our friends to help us spread the word about our project. Be a Changing the face of STEM Ambassador by sharing information about the project on your favorite social media platform(s). Our handle is @ChangingSTEM and our hashtag is #ChangingTheFaceofSTEM.

 

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