Tag: Stem

Girl Develop It Accused of Racism Toward Black Web Developers

Chapter leaders of Girl Develop It, a national tech education nonprofit, in Wilmington, Boston, Seattle, Denver, Atlanta, and Oakland, among other cities, have stepped down because of diversity and inclusion negligence. The latest: Philadelphia’s chapter leader, Susan Nieman, who resigned with an open letter on Tuesday: “With no substantive change,…

Girl Develop It Accused of Racism Toward Black Web Developers

Chapter leaders of Girl Develop It, a national tech education nonprofit, in Wilmington, Boston, Seattle, Denver, Atlanta, and Oakland, among other cities, have stepped down because of diversity and inclusion negligence. The latest: Philadelphia’s chapter leader, Susan Nieman, who resigned with an open letter on Tuesday: “With no substantive change,…

Archived: General Motors Supports Baltimore Students Moving at Full STEAM Toward Tech Careers

Approximately 100 Baltimore high school students took a conceptual journey to Wakanda during the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation’s 48th Annual Legislative Conference in Washington, D.C. The “Wakanda Design Challenge,” named after the fictional country located in Sub-Saharan Africa in Marvel’s blockbuster film “Black Panther,” gave Pathways in Technology Early College…

Archived: Toyota: Building Skills for High-Demand Jobs

Schools in the greater San Antonio area will soon have additional resources to help prepare youth for the jobs of tomorrow. Toyota USA Foundation, together with Project Lead The Way (PLTW), awarded $400,000 in grants to provide curriculum and teacher professional development focused on computer science, engineering, and biomedical science….

Archived: General Motors Focuses on STEM Education During 'Bring Your Child to Work Day'

During General Motors’ annual “Bring Your Child to Work Day,” young children filled the Renaissance Center to experience games, exercise classes and indoor and outdoor activities. Efforts focused on making STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) education opportunities more attainable and enjoyable for kids. “Becoming an engineer sounds like it…

Archived: Calling All Girls: Science Needs You

Here’s a pitch for girls everywhere: Want to create life-changing tech Set your sights on Abbott (No. 10 on the DiversityInc Top 50 Companies list). It takes commitment at an early age to build successful careers in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM). Women make up just 15-25 percent of…