The Ingenuity Project will recognize the accomplishments of the brightest Baltimore City students at Celebrating STEM Education in Baltimore, a reception featuring guest speaker, Secretary of the Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, Joshua Sharfstein, M.D. Heavy hors d’oeuvres, beer, wine, coffee and dessert will be served by Sascha’s.
Joshua Sharfstein, M.D. is responsible for overseeing the operations and functions of the Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene. In 2009, Sharfstein was named principal deputy commissioner of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration by President Barack Obama and served as acting commissioner from March to May 2009. Prior to his tenure at the FDA, Secretary Sharfstein spent four years as the commissioner of health for the City of Baltimore.
All proceeds from Celebrating STEM Education in Baltimore will benefit the non-profit Ingenuity Project, Baltimore City’s fast-track public school program for excellence in science, math and accelerated learning, serving over 500 students in 6th-12th grades.