EY Australia aims to inspire 5000 girls in 2022 to pursue a career in STEM with free mobile app

EY Australia announces the EY STEM App will be rolled out with local support, following a successful pilot in the US and India. The free app aims to inspire girls 13-18 years of age pursue STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) careers. Expressions of interest are now open for schools and non-profit organisations (working with female students aged 13 -18) wanting to receive access codes to activate the app’s user Rewards and full features, including digital gift vouchers to leading retailers, as well as mentoring opportunities with EY mentors and…

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Purple plaques, women innovators, STEM,

Purple plaques have been unveiled in schools across the UK to recognise the achievements of Women in Innovation Award winners to inspire more girls into STEM. The purple plaques are being affixed to the walls of the schools that 40 award winners attended. These were unveiled on 11 February, the day that the United Nations marks the International Day of Women and Girls in Science. Developing pioneering innovations Women in Innovation Award winners receive a cash injection of £50,000 and bespoke mentoring to scale up and bring to market their…

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NBC’s TODAY Joins the Ad Council for New Public Service Ad Empowering Girls in STEM

On Sunday before the start of Super Bowl LVI, NBC’s TODAY debutted a new television public service ad (PSA) featuring the show’s anchors to encourage girls throughout the country to pursue their interests in STEM—science, technology, engineering and math. The spot, a part of the national She Can STEM campaign, was created by ad agency Deloitte Digital in collaboration with the Ad Council, a non-profit and leading producer of social impact campaigns for 80 years, and IF/THEN, an initiative of Lyda Hill Philanthropies. The PSA featured TODAY anchors Savannah Guthrie,…

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Panasonic and Olympian Katie Ledecky Partner to Inspire Student STEM Innovation and Unlock the Power of Technology

To inspire student innovation in science, technology, engineering, and math (“STEM”), Panasonic Corporation of North America (“Panasonic”) is partnering with 3-time Olympian, 15-time World Champion, 10-time Olympic medal-winning swimmer, and proud STEM advocate Katie Ledecky to launch the STEM Forward educational initiative and engaged Discovery Education to help make this educational program a reality. Announced during CES 2022, the initiative combines Katie Ledecky’s passion for STEM education and advocacy, Panasonic’s legacy of innovation, and Discovery Education’s worldwide leadership in education technology, STEM Forward connects students in grades 3-8 to the…

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Discovery Education and Social Impact Partners Support Families with New No-Cost Resources to Ignite Student Interest in STEM

To accelerate student learning and ignite student curiosity in STEM, Discovery Education presents parents and guardians an array of no-cost dynamic digital resources. This selection of content, created in partnership with leading corporate and community partners, inspires families to learn together by exploring the world around them. Discovery Education is the worldwide edtech leader whose state-of-the-art K-12 digital platform supports learning wherever it takes place. The following selection of new no-cost digital resources added to existing programs connect families to the wide world of STEM learning by bringing STEM learning…

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