Wednesday, June 13, 2012
U.S. News STEM Solutions Summit
Right now in the United States, there are 3 million unfilled jobs requiringworkers adept in science, technology, engineering and math. Due to adomestic shortage of such workers, businesses too often either leavepositions unfilled, negatively affecting productivity, or are forced to hirequalified candidates from overseas. That's why so many of them,including Fortune 500 companies AT&T, Boeing, and Dell, are lining upto support the conference designed to find solutions to the STEM jobscrisis, U.S. News STEM Solutions 2012: A Leadership Summit. Takingplace in Dallas June 27-29, this first-ever conference of its kind willbring together on a national stage several of the major players with aninvestment in the future of a robust STEM workforce. Hundreds ofbusiness executives, HR managers, educators, policymakers,government officials, technology experts, philanthropists, communityleaders and association chiefs will gather to develop best practices andthe next steps for building the pipeline from competitive STEM workersto available jobs.
U.S. News & World Report is pleased to announce the inagurualrecipients of the U.S. News STEM Leadership Hall of Fame Awards.The five honorees were selected from an impressive field of nomineesby a distinguished committee of industry, academic, and nonprofitleaders in the science, technology, engineering, and math fields(STEM). The Hall of Fame Awards ceremony is the capstone of theU.S. News STEM Solutions 2012 Summit (which takes place in Dallasfrom June 27-29), an unprecedented gathering of business executives,educators, HR managers, philanthropists, policymakers, andtechnology companies united in one critical objective: creating anational consensus on the development of a STEMworkforce.
BAE Systems is proud to announce a partnership with Northern VirginiaCommunity College (NOVA) to support Science, Technology,Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) programs. As part of thepartnership, BAE Systems will sponsor NOVA's Geospatial LeadersSummer Program. The program, which runs from June 22 to July 20, isdesigned to introduce at-risk students from Northern Virginia high
As America faces a shortageof STEM professionalsentering the workforce,STEMconnector is proud tounveil the cover of its 100Women Leaders in STEMspecial publication. This oneof a kind piece honors thecareers and initiatives of onehundred women acrossindustries. With this,STEMconnector aims toadvance the cause of moregirls and women pursuing aSTEM career as ourCountry´s economy reliesmore than ever on a preparedSTEM workforce. Thepublication will be presentedfor the first time at the USNews STEM Solutions