STEM

There are many benefits for students diving into the STEM culture. STEM stands for Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics and getting kids interested at early ages can open up a whole new world of ideas and possibilities. With that energy in mind, a new “school” has just opened its doors to help shape the minds […]

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  COSI has teamed up with Columbus City Schools during Women’s History Month advocating more young women find interests in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics, or STEM. On Thursday, COSI housed more than 150 girls from all over the CCS district. The girls spent the day learning and blossoming future interests in different STEM programs. […]

The report highlights the progress that has been made in regards to creating opportunities for women and girls of color.

Apple’s workforce is still predominately White and male.

Lawmakers filed a bill to fund President Obama's Computer Science Initiative. The president launched the partially-funded program earlier this year.

A Change.org petition was recently launched in an effort to get Williams fired from the ABC show Grey's Anatomy.

Mattel recently released a Game Developer Barbie in efforts to break gender stereotypes in the STEM industry; but one thing the toy company failed to do was feature the doll in different ethnicities. The only available option was a White doll with red hair. After noticing this while picking up a doll for his wife who is a Black game developer, Marcus Montgomery was prompted to come up with a solution of his own.

Through support and nurturing, Dr. Isiah Warner overcame obstacles to become a leading chemist. He's reaching back to help others.

With bittersweet emotion, President Obama attended his sixth and final White House Science Fair on Wednesday, witnessing projects from more than 130 bright students, who presented ideas to save the planet, and treat Ebola, reports NBC News.

The stereotype of what engineers are supposed to look like is quickly changing, as evidenced by the Black female engineers kicking ass at Slack, the startup behind the popular messaging platform.