National Math + Science Initiative Blog


Supporting Our Girls: The Key to Closing the Gender Gap in STEM Education

The American economy relies on the productivity, entrepreneurship, and creativity of all its people, yet women are being left behind in the critical fields of science, technology, engineering, and math. Supporting more women in STEM is the key, and NMSI is taking the steps to bridge this gap, but there is still much work to be done. To address and shed some new light on this pressing matter, STEMconnector and Tata Consultancy Services have issued a new white paper highlighting the vast disparities between men and women in the ...

Computer Science and Student Engagement: Supporting the “T” in STEM

Last month, Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) published an eagerly anticipated white paper titled Education & Careers in the U.S.: The Future of Computer Science. The report is a comprehensive compilation of insights from government officials, business executives, and thought leaders from across the country who met together for a day-long executive round table discussion last September – hosted by STEMconnector and TCS – to explore the current state of science, technology, engineering, and math education in America. The discussions particularly focused on how policy, advocacy, and outreach have worked ...

Promoting STEM Education: Preparing your Company for Future Leaders

STEMconnector has been a stalwart champion of STEM education, as we have reported previously with their series of Town Hall Presentations, and they have continued this trend by hosting another webinar featuring 11 CEOs from their publication 100 CEO Leaders in STEM. Participants included Surya Kant of TCS North America, Jorge Benitez of Accenture, Al Bunshaft of Dassault Systemes, Anita Zucker of Intertech Group, Michael Araten of K'NEX, John Veihmeyer of KPMG, Steve Swad of Rosetta Stone, Eric Spiegel of SIemens Corporation, Sajan Pillai of UST Global, and Balaji ...

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