Google’s demographics report shows that diversity in STEM programs is lacking. In an article by Kathy Pierre posted on, “according to Google’s blog, 70% of its approximately 50,000 employees worldwide are men. Of its U.S. employees, 61% are white, 30% Asian, 3% Hispanic and 2% black.”

Tech and social media are booming, and it seems every company these days is offering a position for someone to handle its social accounts and applications.  Link>>

An engineer from technology giant Google has been recruited to help fix, the new federal insurance exchange website.  Link>>

Throw a rock in the tech world and you’ll find a “learn-to-code” advocate. But among actual computer science educators, Mike Zamansky at the elite Stuyvesant High School in Manhattan, is one of the

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Even though the U.S. in bursting with brilliant minds, STEM education and interest has been on the decline for decades. Top corporations such as Google [More…] and governmental agencies like NASA realize the demand for well-trained people in STEM careers. It is not only detrimental for our need to design renewable energy systems and cure diseases, but also to maintain a strong economy. Read Article->

Funded by the National Science Foundation, a coalition of corporate, educational and nonprofit organizations are helping to promote STEM careers in girls. Currently, women are only receiving 20% of bachelor degrees in STEM majors compared to men. With a growing demand for workers with security clearances, defense contracting companies believe women can help fill that void.

The Google RISE – Roots in Science and Engineering – program is a program where educators can apply for grants to do cool STEM work.