The Presidential Awards for Excellence in Science, Mathematics and Engineering Mentoring recognize those who have made significant contributions to mentoring and thereby support the future productivity of the US science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) workforce.
During Hispanic Heritage Month, IBM is working with policymakers and education leaders to increase the number of Pathways in Technology Early College High Schools(P-TECH)in the United States. Currently, IBM hosts 220 P-TECH partners worldwide, and the company plans to expand the program to 150 schools in the US—half of the company’s total commitment of 300 by 2023.
SMASH, the signature education program of the Kapor Center, empowers dedicated students of color with an intensive science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) education, culturally relevant coursework, and access to resources and social capital that allow them to be successful in college and their careers.
CovEducation, an online platform created by students from Harvard University and Massachusetts Institute of Technology, pairs college undergraduate and postgraduate student mentors with K–12 students affected by school closures during the novel coronavirus pandemic.
NextNotes is a national program, sponsored by the American Composers Forum, to nurture the next generation of creative voices in music of all styles. Talented young artists convene as a cohort and receive mentorship, scholarship funds, and recognition through a national awards ceremony.