Advice for Women in STEM, Girls in Aviation, STEM Toys: Friday STEM in the News

STEM In The News:  “Advice for Women in STEM” “It’s been documented that having more women involved in the STEM field leads to greater results for everyone. Yet, women still face many barriers to joining the industry. It can be discouraging to experience gender bias in the workplace and that keeps many women out of STEM. However,… Learn more

USA Science & Engineering Festival Selected to Strengthen National K-16 STEM Education and Outreach

USA SCIENCE & ENGINEERING FESTIVAL SELECTED TO STRENGTHEN NATIONAL K-16 STEM EDUCATION AND OUTREACH The U.S. Department of Defense’s (DoD) recently-launched Defense STEM Education Consortium (DSEC) will strengthen kindergarten through college STEM education and outreach programs across the United States. The DSEC initially includes 15 organizations led on behalf of the DoD STEM office by… Learn more

Role Models, Teacher Shortage, Tech Revolution: STEM in the News

STEM In The News:  “Diverse role models shape the futures students envision” “To help promote more diversity in presentations in school, educators can consider options, such being mindful of the people they invite as guest speakers, selecting books that highlight girls and women and being thoughtful of the unconscious gender bias they’re using as they… Learn more

Friday STEM News Line-Up

STEM In The News:  “Kids Might Close Government’s IT Talent Gap” There is a massive shortage of IT workers in America and the numbers keep getting higher and higher. “The Computing Technology Industry Association’s latest data showed that there were 301,873 cybersecurity job openings nationwide between April and March of last year.” So what can… Learn more

Kate Biberdorf Featured on the Today Show!

With fire and ice, University of Texas Professor Dr. Kate Biberdorf, “Kate the Chemist”,  wowed our 2018 attendees with exciting and incredibly high-energy stage shows! Dr. Biberdorf is on a mission to inspire kids with chemistry and was featured last week on the Today Show. In an interview with Karlie Kloss, Dr. Biberdorf shares some… Learn more

NCR Foundation Tells Why it Served as a Sponsor of X-STEM DC

NCR Foundation Tells Why it Served as a Sponsor of X-STEM DC!  X-STEM DC, an Extreme STEM Symposium presented by the NCR Foundation and the U.S. Department of Defense, featured 20 leading hands-on speakers and attracted more than 3,000 enthusiastic middle and high school students from the DC region and beyond for high-energy inspiration in… Learn more

Students Engaged with STEM Mentors at X-STEM DC 2019

The USA Science & Engineering Festival’s 6th X-STEM Symposium, sponsored by NCR Foundation and the U.S. Department of Defense, was held on March 19, 2019, at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington DC.  X-STEM DC 2019 featured over 20 speakers representing top science universities, high tech, and life science corporations, non-profit organizations and… Learn more