Although women fill nearly half of all jobs in the U.S., they hold less than 25% of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) jobs, according to the U.S. Department of Commerce. A nonprofit camp in Charlotte is working to close this gender gap with help from local companies like Duke Energy.
Cultivating a passion for science, technology, engineering and math, JetBlue Foundation sponsors Project Scientist’s STEM Expedition Summer Academy
NEW YORK, August 2, 2018 /3BL Media/ – JetBlue (Nasdaq: JBLU) today announced the latest collaboration between the JetBlue Foundation and Project Scientist to introduce science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) education and aviation careers to girls from traditionally under-represented communities.
Natural aptitude, family support and a remarkable program are shaping the female scientists of tomorrow
Jessica Rodriquez first wanted to be a zoologist. Then, an engineer and later, a veterinarian. Now, she’s pretty sure she wants to be a landscape architect.
Jessica isn’t an indecisive college sophomore. She’s 11 and a student at Collinswood Language Academy in Charlotte, N.C. Her mom, Monique, credits Project Scientist with Jessica’s wide-ranging career interests. “Project Scientist introduces girls to all these different careers,” said Monique Rodriquez. “It shows them they have options.”
Time Warner Cable teaches the STEM Behind Speed & Style
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By Nichie Wilson, Events Manager
On January 23, Time Warner Cable partnered with Project Scientist to teach more than 50 young girls about the science and engineering behind one of the world’s top 10 tallest and fastest new giga coaster, the new Fury 325.
Project Scientist and Hello Tractor Honored as Impact Entrepreneurs
ATLANTA, December 23, 2014 /3BL Media/ – The Points of Light Civic Accelerator will invest $50,000 each in Project Scientist and Hello Tractor, one nonprofit and one for-profit startup selected by their social enterprise peers.