Experts: Collaborate to Create Next Generation of Women in STEM

Talmesha Richards remembered being in third grade and thinking math was “the worst thing in the whole wide world.” She then went on to receive bachelor’s degrees in mathematics and chemical engineering and a Ph.D. in cellular molecular medicine.”I hated math but then I had a teacher who took an interest in me,” says Richards,[…]

‘Design Squad Global’ Hooks Up US, Africa Kids in STEM Exchange

In an increasingly digitized world, cultivating a science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) mindset is crucial to mint a new generation of makers who understand unmet global needs. One partnership is looking to do that by building bridges between U.S. and southern African kids to give STEM skills a boost.Using after-school programs or “clubs,” Design[…]

Laurene Powell Jobs Commits $50 Million to Create New High Schools

Ms. Powell Jobs has ventured more into the public sphere since her husband, Apple’s Steve Jobs, died in 2011, and now she plans to finance an experiment in overhauling education. Source: Laurene Powell Jobs Commits $50 Million to Create New High Schools – The New York Times