On September 27, 2020, the San Francisco Bay Area Chapter of the Society ofHispanic Professional Engineers and the Exploratorium hosted Día de la Ingeniería/Latinx Engineering Day 2020, a freebilingual (Spanish/English) program for audiences of all ages, from creative children who love to make things to teens and young adults interested in engineering careers to professionals curious about their colleagues’ projects. The Latinx Engineering Day event included “Meet the Engineers”—a conversation with professionals working in a variety of engineering disciplines. A videoof the hour-long conversation is available for freeonline—no prior registration required. In the video, Priscilla Nguyen, President of the San Francisco Bay Area Chapter of the Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers, engages in conversation with Luis Aguilar, mechanical engineer, Lockheed Martin; Christy Fernandez-Cull, head of sensors, Lyft; Emerson Malca, engineering manager, Apple; Andres Martin, project manager, ProVen Management; and Ana Perez, tech consultant, Accenture. Nguyen is a design engineer at a structural engineering firm in Oakland, California
For more than 35 years, TheWhite House Office of Science and Technology has bestowed the Presidential Awards for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching (PAEMST) upon STEM teachers across the country and in US jurisdictions.
For more than 35 years, TheWhite House Office of Science and Technology has bestowed the Presidential Awards for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching(PAEMST) upon STEM teachers across the country and in US jurisdictions. More than 5,300 teachers have received PAEMST, the highest honors bestowed by the United States government specifically for K–12 science, technology, engineering, mathematics, and/or computer science teaching. Awardees receive a trip to Washington, DC; a $10,000 award; and opportunities to network with colleagues from across the nation. To learn more about eligibility requirements, nominate a teacher, or apply yourself, visit www.paemst.org.
The Clean Tech Competition is a worldwide research and design challenge for precollege youth. The program encourages scientific understanding of real-world issues and the integration of environmentally responsible energy sources.