Tuesday, October 17, 2017
 

National STEM News

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Though on its way to improving, female leadership in STEM is largely underrepresented, and three companies are joining together to try to fix this.

PepsiCo and 21st Century Fox, in partnership with the New York Academy of Sciences (NYAS), recently announced “The Search for Hidden Figures,” a new scholarship contest designed to help uncover the next generation of female leaders in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM). The contest supports today’s emerging STEM visionaries by awarding over $200,000 in scholarships and other prizes to over 20 winners.

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[stem]  noun   1. Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics, is the key to our future careers. STEM encompasses almost everything in our daily lives. How we eat, communicate; solve problems, where we live, virtually all of the things we are exposed to, have been developed with a foundation of STEM knowledge. Think of the games we play after school: WII, Hlo, XBOX, how were these created? Will you be the creator of the Next Big Thing?
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