Local nonprofit Learning Undefeated has partnered with the Department of Defense to create a mentor program for high school and college girls interested in STEM careers. Emerging Leaders in Biotechnology connects college and high school women to provide them with skills, knowledge, and support to pursue careers in biotechnology.
“When high school women get to make that connection with college women, they get to see a little snippet of themselves in the future,” said Gabriella Centeno, a rising sophomore majoring in biology at Montgomery College, who is serving as a mentor in the Emerging Leaders in Biotechnology program. “That not only inspires them, but it also empowers them to do the best that they can, take as many opportunities as they want, and enjoy their full right of whatever their self-discovery is.
What do mobile labs and ice cream have in common? If you answered “Brian Gaines,” you’re correct! Our very own CEO was recently interviewed for the Fun with the Maryland STEM Festival podcast. Listen in to learn more about Brian’s career path and what makes Learning Undefeated so successful in the mobile laboratory space.
The Defense Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics (STEM) Education Consortium (DSEC), supported by U.S. Department of Defense (DoD), has selected four new organizations — including Learning Undefeated — to include in DSEC’s Innovation Bloc Funding for 2021. The selected programs will support the Department’s efforts to strengthen career pathways among military-connected students and groups traditionally underrepresented in STEM, as well as one of its modernization priorities, biotechnology.
Learning Undefeated brings lessons to students in rural and underserved school districts By Joanne Bloomstein | Diversity in Action [March 202] read it > Since 1997 — and throughout a global pandemic — Learning Undefeated has driven specially outfitted buses, tractor trailers and shipping containers to school parking lots in 18 states including Maryland, Texas…