Every year from September 15 to October 15, National Hispanic Heritage Month honors the cultures and histories of Americans whose ancestors come from Central and South America, the Caribbean, Mexico, and Spain.
According to the National Science Foundation, members of historically underrepresented groups—women and Blacks, Hispanics, and American Indians or Alaska Natives—have increased their representation in the science and engineering labor force in recent decades.
By Eric Moore, Senior Director of Programs at TGR Foundation
A project-based learning approach to teaching means connecting students to the real-world through thought-provoking activities designed to challenge and inspire by doing. It’s an effective way to introduce students to multiple subjects while helping them build critical thinking skills.
Thinking about science class, many recall Bunsen burners, charts, and experiments. In the new digital learning age, fostering scientific inquiry through STEM studies means trying new things. Applying the logic of the scientific method to teaching kids requires empowering educators with ready-to-use resources and ideas that don’t require too much lift.
“Bringing teams together to learn and have fun.” That’s the mission of Hawai'i FIRST Robotics (HFR), which coordinates events that introduce STEM projects, careers, and opportunities to students age 6 to 18.
Protecting frontline workers and vulnerable populations. Developing new solutions to solve critical problems. Supporting communities and the safe return to work. Announced today—21 nonprofits, university projects, entrepreneurs, and startups have been selected to receive nearly $1 million in grants from the Booz Allen Foundation Innovation Fund in order to solve critical issues caused by COVID-19.
While kids are heading back to school this year in ways unlike any other, MilliporeSigma’s science education focus remains the same – to spark curiosity in the next generation of scientists. Families are invited to join MilliporeSigma for SciFest All Access, a free, virtual STEM Expo brought to you by the USA Science & Engineering Festival.
Written by Cassandra Savel, Corporate Social Responsibility Intern
As Arizona schools begin the new school year, ON Semiconductor is here to help. Educators and students alike are facing new challenges on top of an already stressed education system. Faced with declining budgets, public school teachers in the United States spend, on average, nearly $480 a year out of their own pocket to pay for school supplies needed in their classrooms.
Culture, working conditions, wages, diversity—all these matter for women seeking a workplace that fosters respect, equity, and opportunity. Based on these criteria and more—Forbes has named Booz Allen to its Best Employers for Women List for 2020.