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Marvin D. Carr, PhD
STEM and Community Engagement Advisor
Dr. Marvin D. Carr was appointed STEM and Community Engagement Advisor in May 2016.
Dr. Carr previously served as Policy Advisor for STEM Education, Innovation, and Diversity to U.S. Chief Technology Officer Megan Smith in the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy.
A Detroit native, Dr. Carr has worked with federal agencies, local leaders, the business community, and academia to support access to STEM for all Americans, especially those on the margins. Part of his work involved leveraging local engagement and community resources to enhance the STEM and Innovation aspects of the White House's STEM polices and President Obama's My Brother's Keeper Initiative, which promotes opportunity creation for all young people.
Before joining the White House, Dr. Carr worked with schools and government in Baltimore to implement STEM training and tutoring for inner city youth and their parents. He has a Bachelor of Science degree in electrical engineering from Morgan State University, a Master of Science degree in systems engineering from the University of Maryland, Baltimore County, and a doctorate in electrical engineering from Morgan State.