Annual Spring 2018 Community Fundraiser & Awards Ceremony
The STEM Future Foundation hosted our WE ALL WIN WITH STEM! Annual Spring 2018 Community Fundraiser and Awards Ceremony on Thursday, April 19th at The Bellevue Club in Oakland- ABSOLUTELY AN AMAZING EVENT!!!!
**Special Thank You!!! To Alameda County Supervisor Nate Miley Our #1 STEM Champion!!! The Oakland A's and Bonterra Vinyards!!!
**Extra Special Thank You!!! To US Congresswoman Honorable Barbara Lee for supporting K12 STEM education and helping us honor the 2018 Urban Superhero Award Honorees!!!
Top STEM (science, technology, engineering, math) industry leaders, celebrity athletes and political representatives all came together for an evening of fun and philanthropy to support K12 STEM education to help bridge the academic achievement gap for Bay Area's underserved youth.
The following Honorees received the 2018 Urban Super Hero Award (USHA) and were presented with a Congressional Accommodation Certificate from the US Honorable Congresswoman Barbara Lee in recognition of their extraordinary community service!
2018 USHA Honorees: Jimmy Neal (Founder/CEO Godfather Motorbike Extraordinaire, Chief Operating Officer The STEM Future Foundation), Mayor Willie Brown (Former Speaker of CA State Assembly & 41st Mayor of SF), George Lucas (Filmmaker & Entrepreneur), Dave Kaval (President of Oakland A's), Hattie Carwell (Former US Department of Energy & International Atomic Energy Agency Nuclear Scientist), Anthony Melikhov (International Philanthropist), Margaret Jackson (SV SBDC Lead Advisor, Silicon Valley Business District Radio Host, Public & Corporate Lecturer)
Special Guest Speakers: Keynote Speaker Dr. Ashanti Johnson (Director of MSPHDS in Earth System Science Initiative for NASA, received Presidential Award for Excellence in Science, Mathematics, and Engineering Mentoring (PAESMEM) from President Obama), Vida Blue (MVP & Six-time All-Star Former MLB Professional), Dusty Baker (World Series Champion & Three-time National League Manager of the Year Former MLB Professional), and Gary Plummer (Former NBA Professional, Golden State Warriors & Denver Nuggets.