Mount Laurel, NJ – Women interested in a new career path in energy or construction fields can be eligible for free training provided by a partnership of leading utility companies and the new Rowan College at Burlington County Workforce Development Institute.
Trenton, NJ - According to the Secretary of Higher Education, Rochelle Hendricks, "Think of us first. Whatever problem you need solved, whatever research you need done, whatever skill you need employees to have, New Jersey’s 65 public and private higher education institutions are ready to help. Dramatic changes and improvements have occurred in New Jersey’s higher education institutions over the past four years, changes designed to make some of the finest institutions in the world more effective, more directly involved and more available to attract, retain and grow business in New Jersey. To coordinate and market these improvements, two state initiatives, the Council on Innovation and the New Jersey STEM Pathways Network, can help you find the information and resources you need."
Galloway, NJ - More than 200 girls in grades 9-11 and 30 educators from high schools throughout New Jersey will attend AAUW NJ teentech 2015, a day of hands-on workshops designed to engage girls in the broad opportunities available in the STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering & Math) fields.
Trenton, NJ - It is a pleasure to join New Jersey Business magazine for its Innovative State issue. New Jersey has proven again and again that it is a true home for innovation, strengthening its legacy with ongoing support for discovery. This issue highlights many of those businesses and organizations that redefine New Jersey’s legacy every day.
Lakewood, NJ - According to Michael Diamond, "Faced with a shortage of workers with science and math skills, New Jersey should embrace policies that make it easier for women and immigrants to thrive in the workplace, the leader of the state's technology trade group said Friday."
Chatham, NJ - The Research & Development Council of New Jersey has developed a New Jersey STEM Database which captures many of the STEM education programs offered by businesses and educational institutions.
Camden, NJ - Matt Flowers of the CourierPost, "Girl Develop It is a nonprofit organization that provides affordable and accessible programs to women who want to learn web and software development through mentorship and hands-on instruction. The nonprofit organization has chapters in many cities throughout Pennsylvania, including Bucks County, Lehigh Valley and Philadelphia. With Pamela Bey leading the way, Girl Develop It now has a chapter in South Jersey."
Trenton, NJ – Earlier this month, Lt. Governor Kim Guadagno continued her recognition of National Volunteerism Month by addressing the participants of Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation’s 17th Annual Multicultural Teen Corporate Mentoring Program. The week-long program engages students in a behind-the-scenes look at working in a corporate setting and provides approximately 32 volunteer hours for students.
Trenton, NJ – Last week, Rochelle Hendricks, the Secretary of Higher Education for New Jersey wrote great piece on New Jersey’s ongoing work to improve STEM education in the state and meet the demands of industry.
Trenton, NJ – The New Jersey Office of the Secretary of Higher Education issues their 6th newsletter update last week offering a many updates on New Jersey public colleges and universities. For the details: http://myemail.constantcontact.com/Special-Announcement----NJ-Secretary-of-Higher-Education-.html?soid=1117055860214&aid=ZoHTxD9Bxmk
Trenton, NJ - The New Jersey Lieutenant Governor, Kim Guadagno, wrote an excellent opinion piece in the The Record: NEW JERSEY has long been a hotspot for innovation. Albert Einstein developed the theory of relativity here. The light bulb, the phonograph, robots and LCD — all of these and more were invented in New Jersey…
Trenton, NJ - Then Acting-Governor Kim Guadagno recently addressed the New Jersey Tech Council’s Chief Information Officer (CIO) Conference in Livingston as she continued her recognition of New Jersey’s inaugural STEM Week. In the past 10 years, growth in STEM jobs has been three times greater than in non-STEM jobs, with 80 percent of the fastest-growing occupations in the United States dependent upon STEM knowledge and skills.
New Brunswick, NJ – Douglass Residential College at Rutgers University-New Brunswick tells a long story of women seeking education and a long story of women involved in a science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM).
Chatham, NJ - As part of New Jersey’s first STEM Week, Lt. Governor Kim Guadagno today announced the kick-off of the Million Women Mentors (MWM) initiative in New Jersey, which seeks to recruit at least 6,000 mentors for young women in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) by 2018.
Santa Barbara, CA - In the Christian Monitor, contributor Elizabeth Segran discusses cyber security and its lack of women within the industry. "To make the field more welcoming, female security pros recommend moving away from the aggressive language of combat and talking about protecting people instead." According to a recent report by the Ponemon Institute, less than 20 percent of the information security workforce are women.
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