Nurturing AI Curiosity: Building Blocks for Community College Students’ AI Journey
We have an exciting opportunity for you to explore the world of Artificial Intelligence (AI)!
We’re thrilled to invite you to a 1-hour informational session featuring a panel of AI experts. This session is designed to provide you with valuable insights into AI, its impact on various industries, and the career opportunities it offers.
During this brief but informative session, you’ll have the chance to:
- Hear from industry leaders who are shaping the AI landscape.
- Gain a better understanding of the AI field and its applications.
- Discover how AI can open doors to exciting career paths.
- Connect with like-minded peers who share your interest in AI.
This session is the perfect opportunity to dip your toes into the world of AI, whether you’re just curious or looking to dive deeper into this fascinating field.
Don’t miss out on this valuable opportunity to learn and network. We look forward to having you join us virtually on 9/20/23 at 6:00 PM. (No registration required! It’s our BayICT zoom room )
Chandler-Gilbert, Dean of Instruction
Gabriela is the Dean of Instruction at Chandler-Gilbert Community College. With over twenty-five years of experience in Higher Education and the IT industry,
Gabriela holds a B.S. in Computer Science from Robert Morris University and M.S. in Multimedia from Duquesne University and currently finishing her Ph.D. in Psychology. As an immigrant to the United States, Gabriela has a passion, influence, and deep commitment to diversity, inclusion, and student access for building the next STEM generation. As a girl who dreamed of changing how education shapes women into entrepreneurs, doctors, teachers, and global leaders, Gabriela is a promoter of building robust, sustainable, and equitable educational opportunities. Gabriela has presented at numerous conferences and Oxford Roundtable on topics in Human and Global Cyber Security.
Laney College, Faculty Allstar
Tuan Nguyen is a tenured faculty at Laney College teaching computer programming and AI. Prior to teaching, he gained professional experience with several years of working in the industry. Tuan has participated in professional development with Intel, AWS, WASTC, and others. He has led several curriculum development projects including AI/ML. Tuan holds a BS from UC Berkeley and an MS from Stanford University both in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science (EECS).
Angel G. Fuentes
Evergreen Valley College, Dean of Business and Workforce Development
With the support of Intel and faculty members, Angel G. Fuentes created the first-ever Associate’s Degree in Artificial Intelligence in the United States while working at Chandler-Gilbert Community College in Chandler, AZ. Dean Fuentes then helped the faculty at Laney College in Oakland, CA to develop a similar program for the Bay Area. Dean Fuentes is a supporter of the inclusion of Artificial Intelligence concepts in all classrooms, and supports the development of students, especially underrepresented students, in these emerging fields. An astronomer by education, Dean Fuentes is an avid videogame player and world traveler.