The Future of Innovation Relies On Students' Interest in Stem. Here's How One Robotics Program Is Creating a Competitive Talent Pipeline.

The Future of Innovation Relies On Students' Interest in Stem. Here's How One Robotics Program Is Creating a Competitive Talent Pipeline.

After a year of disruption, FIRST and its industry-leading supporters are challenging students to reimagine what it will take to build an equitable, resilient future. FIRST

After a year of disruption, FIRST and its industry-leading supporters are challenging students to reimagine what it will take to build an equitable, resilient future. FIRST

Wednesday, July 14, 2021 - 9:05am

CAMPAIGN: STEM Education

CONTENT: Article

As we emerge from the global pandemic, most industries will require time, skilled workers, and innovation to rebuild from COVID-19's global disruption. To move forward, we will need an influx of creative, highly trained, and innovative talent to reshape, realign, and reimagine a future where all people and industries can thrive.

Even before the pandemic, gaps in innovation affected our economy's potential for future growth. According to the Department of Labor, more than 65% of today's students will have careers that do not yet exist. We must introduce today's young people to careers in STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) to address these gaps and emerging challenges that threaten our aging infrastructure.

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CATEGORY: Education