Tuesday, March 24, 2015
White House Debuts $240 Million in New STEM Commitments
President Obama debuted more than $240 million in new STEM commitments this week at the fifth annual White House Science Fair.
The new private sector commitments are designed "to inspire and prepare more girls and boys — especially those from underrepresented groups — to excel in the STEM fields," according to a White House news release. "With the commitments being made today, the President's "Educate to Innovate" campaign has resulted in over $1 billion in financial and in-kind support for STEM programs...."