Women comprise half of the total United States college-educated workforce, but only 34% of the science and engineering workforce, according to the National Girls Collaborative Project. Despite STEM being male-dominated, women in these occupations, between 2011 and 2021, have increased by 31%. On top of an increase in women, the U.S. STEM workforce, as stated in the National Center for Science and Engineering Statistics’ 2023 report, Diversity and STEM: Women, Minorities, and Persons with Disabilities, has gradually become more diverse with an increase in representation of Latino, Black and Indigenous minorities.
Avalon High School student, Arlene Cazares Garcia, was surprised last month with a $50,000 STEM scholarship from Edison International. Each year, only 30 high school students from Southern California are selected for scholarships by the Edison program. Edison International is the parent company of Southern California Edison and one of the largest corporate philanthropic companies.
El campus de la Universidad Estatal de California, Northridge (CSUN) será próximamente sede de un nuevo centro de innovación que brindará oportunidades e impartirá conocimientos en ciencia, tecnología, ingeniería y matemáticas (STEM) a los estudiantes latinos. El Autodesk Technology Engagement Center se anunció el 14 de abril en el campus de CSUN. A la ceremonia […]
The California State University, Northridge (CSUN) campus will be home to a new innovation center that will provide science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) opportunities, and skills to Latino students.
In order to help students pursue a STEM major at the higher educational level, the Edison Scholarship program was developed to help students from underserved community members, such as diverse ethnic groups, people with disabilities, women, low-income and LGBTQ+ populations.
Every year, 30 outstanding students who live in our service area each received a $50,000 scholarship to help further their education in the STEM fields.
Edison International has awarded more than $15 million in scholarships to 760 students through the Edison Scholars program since 2006.
Todo comenzó en 2019, cuando Jennifer Lashley, de 44 años y oriunda de Gardena, California, fundó el programa South LA Robotics. Lashley anteriormente había ejercido como una coordinadora dentro del Distrito Escolar Unificado de Los Ángeles (LAUSD) durante 17 años antes de aventurarse a hacer realidad su sueño. La idea detrás de South LA Robotics […]
T.I.M.E Community School (TCS) is a STEM and Visual Performing Arts High School. TCS was approved as a charter school in the city of Montebello in July 2020. It went on to become one of the few schools in Southern California that were opened during the beginning of the pandemic.
It all started in 2019 when Jennifer Lashley, 44, of Gardena, California, founded the South LA Robotics program. Lashley was a coordinator for the Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) for 17 years before venturing to make her dream come true.