Breaking Stigmas About STEM

By Jenny Schiavone, Vice President, Corporate Communications, Americas
Feb 14, 2024 9:30 AM ET

Originally published by EducationWeek on

Creating opportunities to inspire creativity among different groups of students at an early age can help sustain interest in STEM at higher levels with the potential to influence career paths.

At Henkel, a manufacturer of consumer and industrial brands, such as Dial® soap and all® laundry detergent, we see this challenge as an opportunity to bring to life our company purpose: pioneers at heart for the good of generations. One way we live this is demonstrated in Henkel’s STEM education program, Henkel Researchers’ World, which is on a mission to introduce elementary-school-aged children to the world of science. Taking a holistic approach towards teaching and learning, Henkel Researchers’ World has been putting children into the role and workplace of actual researchers since it was established in 2011. 

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