STEM Education

The Impact of the Qualcomm Thinkabit Lab


Our Thinkabit Lab program shows students from all cultural and socioeconomic backgrounds that they can be part of inventing the wireless world of the future. Learners of all ages explore careers available at Qualcomm and other technology companies. They engage in fun and unique engineering projects, culminating in the design of an IoT-themed invention that addresses a problem in their community and the world around them. The program relies heavily on hands-on activities to learn about coding, sensors, circuits, patents, IoT, 5G and more.

Illumina Expands STEM Education Efforts at BizTown Opening

This week, we were the first life science company to join San Diego’s McGrath Family Junior Achievement BizTown

On May 31, Illumina celebrated the official opening of the newest storefront in The McGrath Family Junior Achievement (JA) BizTown, in San Diego, California. Biztown is JA’s experiential-based elementary school capstone program. “Through active participation in a simulated community, students develop an understanding of business, economics, and innovation in San Diego,” said Siddhartha Vivek, President & CEO of Junior Achievement of San Diego.

How STEM Education Is Advancing Agriculture

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There’s no single solution to feeding a growing population. Rather, breakthrough innovations happen where the sciences meet. Watch to see how STEM education is advancing agriculture—and help us thank the educators who are cultivating a new generation of innovators by tagging those you know on our post on LinkedIn

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Medtronic Foundation Launches New STEM Partnerships to Serve Over 60,000 Underserved and Underrepresented Students

The partnerships address the root cause of persistent inequities by creating opportunity for economic advancement
Press Release

DUBLIN and MINNEAPOLIS, January 21, 2022 /3BL Media/ - The Medtronic Foundation today announced 13 new partnerships with leading organizations serving underrepresented and underserved K-12 students in Minnesota, Northern California and Puerto Rico. Partnerships will address the root cause of persistent inequities by creating opportunity for economic advancement and improving lives through Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) education.

MilliporeSigma Provides Hands-on STEM Experience for Harris-Stowe State University Interns


Elizabeth Berger chose to pursue her education at Harris-Stowe State University (HSSU) in St. Louis because of its rich history, affordable tuition and the opportunity to pursue a career in STEM.

Thanks to a program sponsored by MilliporeSigma, the U.S. and Canada Life Science business of Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany, she received hands-on exposure to help her see what a career in science and technology has to offer.

Presidential Awards for Excellence in Science, Mathematics and Engineering Mentoring (PAESMEM)

STEM Mentors Honored with Presidential Awards

Since 1996, the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP) has been recognizing STEM mentors from across the country through the Presidential Awards for Excellence in Science, Mathematics and Engineering Mentoring (PAESMEM)!

What is PAESMEM? The Presidential Awards for Excellence in Science, Mathematics and Engineering Mentoring (PAESMEM) recognizes those who have made significant contributions to mentoring and enhanced the participation of individuals underrepresented in STEM.

Qualcomm Thinkabit Lab Collaboration Model


Qualcomm is committed to a future where students from all cultural and socioeconomic backgrounds and geographic locations have the opportunity to learn about Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) and be captivated by the boundless possibilities it offers, both as a passion and as a career path.

Through collaborations with educational institutions, nonprofits, and beyond, Qualcomm® Thinkabit Lab™ provides students who live in various types of communities with highly engaging, handson learning experiences to inspire the next generation of inventors.

The JetBlue Foundation Opens its Fall Granting Application Cycle to Eligible STEM & Aviation Educational Programs

Focused on increasing diversity and gender and racial parity within the aviation industry, the JetBlue Foundation provides grants to help up-and-coming STEM programs take off
Press Release

NEW YORK, October 14, 2021 /3BL Media/ – JetBlue (NASDAQ:JBLU) today announced the next granting cycle from the JetBlue Foundation, a 501(c)(3) charity entity focused on increasing diversity within the aviation industry’s talent pipeline.

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Keysight Awards Summer Internships and $5,000 Scholarships to HBCU Engineering Students

By Renee Morad

At Keysight Technologies, we set out to enable our customers to connect and secure the world with their innovations. To excel on our mission, we’re powered by a diverse and talented global team—and we continue to lay the groundwork to attract diverse talent among future generations.


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