Developing Tomorrow's Innovative Programmers

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Developing Tomorrow's Innovative Programmers

Ken Hess, Science Buddies' Founder and President discusses their work promoting STEM education
Wednesday, March 13, 2013 - 8:30am


Science Buddies is dedicated to helping girls develop and maintain an interest in STEM learning.  In fact, 55% of Science Buddies' student-users are girls.  Science Buddies' project ideas and activities help girls to innovate, imagine, build, tinker, solve problems, and make things.

In addition, our organization helps to publicize and promote events and initiatives that encourage young female scientists and engineers, such as Introduce a Girl to Engineering Day, to our audience of 15 million teachers, students, and parents.

We couldn’t do this work without the support of our partners, including Symantec. Last month, Symantec announced more than $1 million in funding in support of STEM and literacy education, including to Science Buddies to allow further expansion of our computer science area to help enable and inspire student computer science...


Read more at Symantec's Corporate Responsibility in Action blog


CATEGORY: Education