Name: Dr Ajay Sharman
Job title: Regional Network Lead
Location: STEM Learning Ltd
Bio: Dr Ajay Sharman is the Regional Network Lead for STEM Learning Ltd across London & South East, a UK-wide organization that works with thousands of businesses and schools to promote all aspects of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics to young people, so that they are more likely to choose STEM careers in the future, while ensuring industry that employ STEM-educated role models (STEM Ambassadors), are meaningfully linked to schools, to inspire a new generation.
Through STEM Learning’s Science Learning Partnerships (that support quality CPD for teachers) and the London & South East STEM Ambassador Hubs, the network supports an increasing awareness of the excitement and opportunities a career in STEM can bring to all young people. Dr Sharman also leads the Big Bang London programme, working with a number of organisations across London including, employers, STEM partners, LEP’s, local authorities, universities, the London Mayor’s Office, youth groups, colleges and of course schools.
Title of presentation: Playing your part: How employers can inspire the next generation of STEM minds