HONOLULU (KHON2) – STEM – Science, Technology, Engineering, Math – was created to help American students compete in a global economy increasingly dependent on STEM fields of study and research. There are some schools that add art to the abbreviation.
Without an educated population that can enter STEM-oriented occupations, the American workforce will be shut out of prosperity and opportunity.
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Sacred Hearts Academy hosting Science Symposium for Girls, on Saturday, February 25 from 8:30 am to 11:45 am at its campus in Kaimuki.
The event is free and open to the public. It is focused on all girls who are in grades 5-9 who want to learn more about science, technology, engineering, arts and math. [STEAM] Farm.
“Today, STEM fields drive career inventiveness, scientific discovery, and efficiency in the way they work, while opening up new job and economic opportunities. Current research shows that STEM careers in the U.S. have grown more than non- has tripled at the pace of STEM occupations,” Dr. Scott Schroeder said.
As artificial intelligence continues to gain momentum, it is more important than ever that we educate our children in the fields that will allow them to prosper and succeed.
“During the next decade, these are projected to grow at this pace. At Sacred Hearts Academy, we believe that every girl should be given the opportunity to learn and develop this interest from the start,” Dr. Scott Schroeder further explained.
For the event, Sacred Hearts will have 20 hands-on workshops. These will be presented by experts from the community along with Sacred Hearts Academy faculty and staff. Attendees will be able to participate in two 60-minute workshops of their choice.
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There will be a keynote speaker for parents wanting to learn more about STEM – Suzanne Wares-Lum, President of the East West Center.