Project Scientist Names Dr. Patrice S. Johnson As New President and CEO

Johnson previously served as chief program officer of Black Girls CODE CHARLOTTE, N.C., Aug. 3, 2023 /PRNewswire/ — Project Scientist, a national education nonprofit that exposes under-resourced girls to the joys and possibilities of science, technology, engineering, arts, and math (STEAM), announced today that Dr. Patrice S. Johnson, Ed.D, has joined the organization as its new President and CEO.… Continue reading Project Scientist Names Dr. Patrice S. Johnson As New President and CEO

Our Response to Supreme Court’s Decision on Affirmative Action

A statement from Shana Benford, Chief Program and Impact Officer at Project Scientist: Our response to Supreme Court’s decision on Affirmative Action As the Chief Program and Impact Officer at Project Scientist, I am dedicated, along with our entire team, to support marginalized girls who identify as Black, Latine, Indigenous, or other persons of color… Continue reading Our Response to Supreme Court’s Decision on Affirmative Action

Leading Women in STEM from Atlanta, Washington D.C. and Fort Worth join Project Scientist Board

Laguna Beach, Ca. -Project Scientist, a national non-profit that excites girls about STEM and ignites their confidence through virtual after-school and summer STEM programs, has added three high-powered women to its board. Errika Moore is executive director of the nationalSTEM Funders Network. It is a network of grant makers who are focused on ensuring equitable… Continue reading Leading Women in STEM from Atlanta, Washington D.C. and Fort Worth join Project Scientist Board

Project Scientist Partners with Ingersoll Rand to Solve STEM Gender Gap

Representatives from Ingersoll Rand, Laura Jeffrey Academy, and the St. Paul Area Chamber of Commerce joined Project Scientist Founder and CEO Sandy Marshall at an April 17 ribbon cutting to commemorate the new summer STEM academy for girls held at Macalester College and made possible by a donation from Ingersoll Rand. Photo by Vince Woehrle.

Women make up nearly half of the U.S. workforce, but hold less than a quarter of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) jobs, according to the U.S. Dept. of Commerce.¬†Project Scientist, a nonprofit committed to exposing a diverse population of young girls to a high-quality STEM academy, seeks to close this gender gap. Ingersoll Rand,… Continue reading Project Scientist Partners with Ingersoll Rand to Solve STEM Gender Gap