STEM and Gaming: How eSports Enables Education and Workforce Opportunities

Since 2004, the sySTEMnow Conference has become a cornerstone of STEM-related awareness in our region: Creating a forum for a timely discussion of STEM issues and ideas. This year, Verizon participated with a panel “STEM and Gaming: How eSports Enables Education and Workforce Opportunities” featuring Verizon’s Steven Shaw, Community Engagement Director, Verizon; Wendell Willis, Executive Director, Milwaukee Public Schools Foundation; Erica Davis, Project Manager, Experis; Brandon Tschacher, Connector, MKEsports Alliance; and Dr. Krista-Lee Malone, Faculty Associate, University of Wisconsin-Madison.

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