WHAT & WHY STEM_

STEM stands for Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math. STEM is important because technology is expanding into every area of our lives. With a STEM education, students can be part of the next generation of innovators — helping create new products and processes that will improve healthcare, safety, communications, and other key areas of life.

Increasing Diversity in STEM

With a STEM education, you can help increase the number of traditionally underrepresented students in STEM-related fields. And greater diversity in STEM professions will help ensure that technology serves the needs of underserved populations.

A Bright Future in STEM

The future is bright for people with STEM careers. STEM occupations are growing rapidly, and the income of STEM-degree graduates is significantly higher. Proficiency in STEM fields is needed to help meet the many challenges of our global, knowledge-based economy.

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The Conversation_