STEM Education

STEM Education

We inspire the next generation of inventors and advance workforce development for STEM-related careers.

Our initiatives are designed to promote and improve STEM education at all levels and to expand upon opportunities for underrepresented students. Our Qualcomm® Thinkabit Lab™ inspires students of all cultural and socioeconomic backgrounds to imagine future careers in STEM by designing an invention that uses an Internet of Things solution to solve real-world problems. Our ongoing strategic collaboration with FIRST (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) provides hands-on experience with Qualcomm technology to engage students in more than 25 countries.

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Igniting A Passion for STEM
The spark that lit Joy’s passion for engineering occurred during her high school orientation. “The high school's FIRST robotics team rolled in their 5-foot robot and started to shoot T-shirts and soft sponge balls from their robot,” she said. “That was the moment that captivated me. I thought, I HAVE TO do that.” Joining the electrical sub-team of her school’s FIRST...
Feb 25, 2021 11:00 AM ET
Qualcomm Thinkabit Lab Continues to Broaden its Reach
Our Thinkabit Lab program shows students from all cultural and socioeconomic backgrounds that they can be part of inventing the wireless world of the future. Learners of all ages explore careers available at Qualcomm and other technology companies. They engage in fun and unique engineering projects culminating in the design of an Internet of Things (IoT)-themed invention to solve a real-world...
Feb 24, 2021 10:00 AM ET
Key Accomplishments: STEM Education
Science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) is the foundation for everything we do. It supports the brainpower behind the breakthrough technologies and inventions we bring to life. As technology leaders and a company of inventors, we are committed to providing future innovators with the skills and knowledge to solve global challenges. In the last five years, Qualcomm and...
Feb 22, 2021 12:00 PM ET
Million Girls Moonshot
Million Girls Moonshot seeks to re-imagine who can engineer, who can build and who can make. It aims to inspire and prepare the next generation of innovators by engaging one million more girls in STEM learning opportunities through afterschool and summer programs over the next 5 years.  Qualcomm supported the launch of Moonshot’s transformative programming as an inaugural funder and...
Feb 12, 2021 10:30 AM ET
FIRST® and Qualcomm Incorporated Collaborate on New Innovation Challenge to Ensure All Young People Have a Pathway to Innovation
MANCHESTER, N.H., December 18, 2020 /3BL Media/ – Global PreK-12 nonprofit organization FIRST® and world-leading wireless technology innovator Qualcomm Incorporated announced they are collaborating to extend innovation programming through FIRST,...
Dec 18, 2020 2:00 PM ET