Freeman Hrabowski and Robin Wood, moderator: Education Opportunities: Can We Guarantee our Children’s Future?
Freeman A. Hrabowski
Freeman A. Hrabowski, III, has served as President of UMBC (The University of Maryland, Baltimore County) since 1992. His research and publications focus on science and math education, with special emphasis on minority participation and performance. He chaired the National Academies’ committee that produced the recent report, Expanding Underrepresented Minority Participation: America’s Science and Technology Talent at the Crossroads. He also was recently named by President Obama to chair the newly created President’s Advisory Commission on Educational Excellence for African Americans.
Robin Williams Wood
Robin Williams Wood (moderator) is a member of the OSI-Baltimore Board, longtime Baltimore resident, and recent graduate of the Francis King Carey (UM) School of Law. She has served in non-profit management and governance roles with several Baltimore-area organizations. She is an advocate for big ideas that lead to meaningful change in the lives of Baltimoreans.