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Three Steps to Building Equity in the Classroom

Dr. Katherine Bihr, Vice President of Programs and Education, TGR Foundation, A Tiger Woods Charity The academic year has begun. Back to school shopping was less about clothes and three-ring binders but instead focused on hotspots and laptops. Stress, fear, anxiety – yep, all present. But this school year is different. Very different. What’s particularly …

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Intel Foundation Joins STEM Next Opportunity Fund to Launch Million Girls Moonshot

The Intel Foundation is excited to announce a partnership with the STEM Next Opportunity Fund (the legacy organization of the Robert N. Noyce Foundation), the Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation, and many other technology and philanthropic leaders to launch a nationwide initiative designed to help close the gender, socioeconomic and racial diversity gaps in STEM …

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The Million Girls Moonshot Aims to Close the Gender Gap in STEM

This blog post was written by STEM Next Opportunity Fund STEM Next Opportunity Fund, together with a wide range of technology and philanthropic leaders today launched the Million Girls Moonshot, a transformative, nationwide movement designed to close the gender gap in STEM and re-imagine who can engineer, who can build and who can invent. The …

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Virtual Internships Helped Maintain Abbott’s STEM Talent Pipeline

This is blog was guest-written by our partners from Abbott. Abbott’s high school and college internships have been known to change the trajectories of students’ professional lives. The programming offers career development sessions, networking opportunities, and challenging, real-life assignments – all experiences job recruits need for success. It’s a key part of the global health …

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Meet 3M’s Corporate Scientist, Jayshree Seth (Part 3)

Dr. Jayshree Seth is a Corporate Scientist and Chief Science Advocate at 3M. Jayshree has worked at 3M now for over 27 years and she holds 68 patents for a wide variety of innovations. In this interview series, Jayshree shares her experience with 3M, advocating for diversity in science and more. How has COVID-19 and BLM …

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Meet 3M’s Corporate Scientist, Jayshree Seth (Part 2)

Dr. Jayshree Seth is a Corporate Scientist and Chief Science Advocate at 3M. Jayshree has worked at 3M now for over 27 years and she holds 68 patents for a wide variety of innovations. In this interview series, Jayshree shares her experience with 3M, her affinity for science and more. Can you tell us more …

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Meet 3M’s Corporate Scientist, Jayshree Seth (Part 1)

Your title says you are 3M’s Chief Science Advocate.  What is that and how did you get that role?  How do you help the company advocate for science? My official title is Corporate Scientist and Chief Science Advocate. As a Corporate Scientist at 3M, I currently lead Applied Technology Development projects for our Industrial Adhesives …

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#BeyondTheBuzzChat Twitter Chat Recap: National Hire a Veteran Day

On July 23,  STEMconnector hosted a Twitter Chat to celebrate National Hire a Veteran Day. The Twitter Chat was centered around hiring veterans for National Hire-A-Veteran Day, which is on Saturday, July 25th. National Hire a Veteran Day encourages employers to consider Veterans in their employment strategies. In conjunction with our Twitter Chat, we released …

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#BeyondTheBuzzChat Twitter Chat Recap: Summer STEM Learning Resources

On June 25, along with a few of its industry partners and clients, STEMconnector conducted a Twitter Chat focused on Summer STEM learning resources. The Twitter Chat highlighted high quality STEM resources to support summer learning for students and teachers during COVID-19. Participants shared some of their resources that they have put together for students …

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High Dosage, High Impact: Skills Based Volunteering in a Virtual World with the Illinois Science and Technology Institute

*This Blog was guest-written by Sarah Perret-Goluboff of the Illinois Science and Technology Institute.  As the pandemic restructures every aspect of life, educators are turning to new resources to create authentic experiences and connections for their students in the coming academic year. While schools settle into a new normal, volunteers across the country are stepping …

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