Mission, Vision and Values
To bridge the Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) divide in underserved populations in our communities to prepare them for the 21st century workforce.
To foster an interest and proficiency in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) in order to grow the STEM ecosystem. We aim to support a new generation of active participants from all backgrounds as they build their competence, self-confidence, and leadership skills in an inclusive, challenging, and creative environment.
Leadership: We prepare our staff, volunteers, and the youth of today to be tomorrow’s leaders by giving them opportunities to find their authentic voices.
Inclusion: We value the diversity found in every human and welcome everyone in a safe, nonjudgmental environment.
Community: We exist to serve our communities, especially those underserved, to strengthen them, educate them, and provide them with valuable life skills and opportunities.
Education and Learning: We believe that Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) proficiency is a gateway to success in the 21st century economy and work to build appreciation, experience, and recognition of education and learning in our participants.
Integrity: We strive to be exemplary role models to our communities, donors, and to each other by conducting ourselves with the highest integrity, values, and transparency in what we say and do.
Curiosity: We foster an environment that enables participants to unlock their curiosity and inspiration, to explore the unknown, and to solve problems by discovery.