Explore STEM Program: Reducing Barriers and Increasing Awareness and Interest in STEM Careers
Education Grant Recipient: Elizabeth Steinborn-Gourley, MA
Grant Period: 2019-2020
Award Value: $20,000
Site: Minnesota State University, Mankato
Project Summary: Host several Explore STEM program including: Girls Explore STEM Day Camp (July 8‐11, 2019), Explore STEM Day Camp (July 22‐25, 2019), Explore Engineering Day Camp (August 5‐8, 2019) and STEM and Engineering Academic Diversity Days (Fall 2019). These events will increase the number of youth from diverse populations learning about STEM related fields and careers and will foster youth enthusiasm and interest in STEM related fields and careers. These programs will increase youth awareness of careers in regenerative medicine, manufacturing, engineering, and other STEM careers in Minnesota.