Stem

STEM is an acronym referring to the academic disciplines of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics. The term is typically used in the USA when addressing education policy and curriculum choices in schools from k-12 through college to improve competitiveness in technology development. It has implications for workforce development, national security concerns and immigration policy.MINT (mathematics, information sciences, natural sciences, and technology) has a similar meaning.
Posts about Stem
  • Why Social Insights Aren’t Enough

    …, or attended to with a very literal approach, i.e., “This customer needs assistance, so we’ll help them.” That’s important, of course, but customer service can extend beyond simply putting out fires and offering guidance. Predictive analysis, by spotting trends, is next-level customer service, according to Insightly, and it offers an inroad toward…

    Mary C. Long/ AllFacebook- 15 readers -
  • Honoring Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. through community service

    … to achieve an equitable outcome for all.” In California, Googlers will be volunteering with the Northern California Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Community Foundation as it hosts a full day of festivities including the annual parade/march in San Francisco. Eliana Murillo, who is head of multicultural marketing and will be participating in Monday’s…

    Emily Wood/ The Official Google Blog- 5 readers -
  • First look at the MarTech 2015 San Francisco agenda…

    … of organizations. And we have an absolute killer keynote planned from John Maeda — design partner at KPCB, former president of the Rhode Island School of Design, former professor at MIT and head of research at the pioneering MIT Media Lab, the author of The Laws of Simplicity and Redesigning Leadership, champion of the STEM to STEAM movement, and an artist…

    Scott Brinker/ Chief Marketing Technologist- 14 readers -
  • Geek Chic — Talking Tech with Albany Irvin

    … Last month I had the pleasure of meeting fellow tech fan Albany Irvin when she was a speaker at the Pennsylvania Conference for Women. Irvin is a host at QVC and is a public speaker for STEM programs (science, technology, engineering and math). She was a chemistry and biology major in college and is also a Zumba instructor. Irvin’s passion…

    Carolyn Nicander Mohr/ The Wonder of Techin Social- 10 readers -
  • Women Who Code

    … in their workplaces. Less than 15% of men said they felt uncomfortable. 53% of women in STEM careers end up leaving after their first year. Jada: From the college standpoint, she feels uncomfortable in her classes. She’s in an Internet Technology Policy class right now – there’s only one other woman in that class. She feels lucky that they’re friends so they can…

    Lisa Barone/ Overit- 8 readers -
  • Raising Social Capital Is a Key to Small Business Marketing

    … on STEM education are two examples of how brands relay a socially responsible message. When brands leverage their power to do good via media, it creates buy-in from the communities they target, and elevates its social capital. Small businesses face the same quandary as big brands about advertising. Is it really worth the financial capital to run ad…

    Street Fightin Social Twitter- 17 readers -
  • 8 discoveries from our marketing technologist survey

    … specialized? Is that a good or bad development, given that a large part of the marketing technologist role should be about bridging silos? See the attached infographic for more about each. 2. Less than 26% of today’s marketing technologists have a STEM undergrad degree. …and just 19% had a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, or Math) graduate degree…

    Scott Brinker/ Chief Marketing Technologist- 20 readers -
  • Facebook Diversity: Progress, More Work To Do

    … is that we've begun to make progress. We have a long way to go, but we're absolutely committed to achieving greater diversity at Facebook and across the industry. Partnering with the Anita Borg Institute and the National Center for Women & Information Technology to support the careers of technical women. Expanding our "Facebook University…

    David Cohen/ AllFacebookin Social- 7 readers -
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