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Edison Scholarship Application Process Open Until December 1
November 10, 2017
The Rosemead-based parent company of Southern California Edison will award $40,000 scholarships, paid over four years, to 30 scholars enrolled in a four-year accredited U.S. college or university after high school graduation. ... read more »
Toyota and California State University, Dominguez Hills bring STEM Learning to Schools in the Los Angeles Region 
September 21, 2017
“Thanks to Toyota and the Keck Foundation, we are now much more equipped to take engineering and mathematical concepts that are theoretical and physically put them in the hands of students to bring STEM to life,” said California State University Dominguez Hills President Willie J. Hagan, ahead of the debut of Four new mobile fabrication laboratories (fab labs) at the Carson campus on September 27. ... read more »
College Tuition Boost for Section 8 Renters 
July 27, 2017
The Los Angeles County Community Development Foundation (LACDF) gave $35,000 in scholarships to 33 students in public housing and Section 8 participants on July 20. ... read more »
UCLA SMASH Program Preparing Students for Tech America 
July 27, 2017
“The consistent thing we hear from the Facebooks and Googles of the world is that they are not able to identify young talented people of color,” explained Eli KennedyCEO of the Level Playing Field Institute, the organization that heads up the Summer Math and Science Honors program at UCLA. ... read more »
Verizon Foundation Expands STEM Program 
July 27, 2017
Verizon Foundation’s education arm Verizon Innovative Learning recently expanded their STEM & entrepreneurship program for minority middle school boys, according to officials of the organization. ... read more »
Throw the Doors of Opportunity Wide Open for Our Youth
July 20, 2017
It’s time to invest in STEM teachers so our young people—Black, White, Latino, Asian American or Native American—can innovate the future! ... read more »
Engineering Camp and Mentoring Program for African American Kids in Los Angeles
July 14, 2017
The National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE) and Northrop Grumman partnered this summer to educate and mentor African American elementary scholars on STEM. ... read more »
Summer Things To Do
July 13, 2017
Check out some of these local activities available this summer! ... read more »
The U.S. Army Continues to Partner with 100 Black Men of America
June 22, 2017
Recognizing the vital importance of mentorship in the development of the nation’s next generation of leaders, the U.S. Army continues its partnership with 100 Black Men of America. ... read more »
Girls Leadership Academy Completes Infrastructure Program
June 8, 2017
Students present park designs to L.A. Board of Public Works ... read more »
Girls Academic Leadership Academy Gets Aviation Experience
April 6, 2017
The Los Angeles Board of Public Works and HNTB Corporation recently completed two sessions of hands-on aviation experience with the Los Angeles Unified School District’s first all-girls middle school – the Girls Academic Leadership Academy (GALA). ... read more »
Research Paper Reveals ‘Ignored Potential’ of Black Women in Engineering
March 29, 2017
NSBE, SWE and WEPAN Report Makes New Recommendations for STEM Diversity ... read more »
Author of “Hidden Figures” Margo Lee Shetterly at the 48th Annual NAACP Image Awards
February 22, 2017
Author Margot Lee Shetterly talks about the inception of her book "Hidden Figures" Host: Brandon I. Brooks ... read more / watch video »
Aldis Hodge from “Hidden Figures” at the Screen Actor’s Guild Awards
February 14, 2017
"Hidden Figures" actor Aldis Hodge talks about how being an actor impacted his life. Host: Brittany K. Jackson ... read more / watch video »
From Compton to Google Anthony Mays shares his story on how computers changed his life.
December 22, 2016
As a kid growing up in Compton, Anthony Mays thought that people like him couldn't get a job in computer science, but he is now a software engineer for the most visited site in the world, Google. ... read more »
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