ALBUQUERQUE, N.M., September 13, 2021 /3BL Media/ - AISES announced today that the W.K. Kellogg Foundation has awarded a $962,500 general operating grant to increase the representation of Indigenous peoples in North America and the Pacific Islands in STEM (science, technology, engineering, math) education and careers. Over the next three years, grant funds will strengthen and build the AISES internal capacity to produce and use data and knowledge in advancing its work.
Last year we embraced connected learning to implement the Qualcomm® Thinkabit Lab™ Program. This allowed us to engage 100% of our national network of collaborators. Together, we served the largest number of students in the history of our summmer invention-based program. Through our weeklong camps, students discovered careers available at tech companies, engaged in hands-on engineering activities, and collaborated to create an Internet of Things-inspired invention.
Sharing knowledge and lab tips is one way to increase access and bring the global scientific community together. Resources, such as the TeleScience platform from Seeding Labs, make it easier for scientists and researchers to access, connect and learn, whether they are in Boston or Nigeria.
In Missouri, three out of the four fastest growing occupations are in STEM careers.
To help students prepare for STEM careers and close the education gap, MilliporeSigma localized partner STEMpact is working to transform STEM education and provide resources to teachers and schools in the St. Louis, Missouri area.
ON Semiconductor has been a long-time supporter of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) education. STEM brings together critical disciplines, creating an inclusive learning environment that encourages all students to participate, collaborate and problem solve. This holistic approach encourages students to exercise both the left and right sides of their brains simultaneously, as they would need to do in a 21st century working environment.
As part of our overall commitment to creating greater equity in our communities, business practices and workplaces, 3M is setting a new global, education-focused goal. The company will advance economic equity by creating five million unique STEM and Skilled Trades learning experiences for underrepresented individuals* by the end of 2025.
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.
The Life Science business of Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany, which operates as MilliporeSigma in the U.S. and Canada, is helping its employees give back while socially distancing and working remotely. Through virtual volunteer opportunities available on MilliporeSigma’s online SPARK™ portal, employees can dedicate their time, expertise and passion to a community organization.