Qualcomm is Celebrating STEM by Helping to Bridge Digital Divide

Qualcomm is Celebrating STEM by Helping to Bridge Digital Divide

Monday, November 9, 2020 - 12:45pm

CAMPAIGN: STEM Education

CONTENT: Article

Did you know…

  • Approximately 22% of students in San Diego county do not have the equipment necessary to participate in online classes.
  • With the rise of virtual and remote learning, this could cause students to fall behind seven months academically, or up to 10 months for Black and Latinx students.
  • The National Laptop shortage threatens to further widen the education gap created by racial and socioeconomic inequities. 

To help address this problem in our community, Qualcomm is hosting a month-long technology donation drive with Computer 2 Kids. This drive encourages Qualcomm employees and community members to donate any used or unused devices to be distributed among students in the region who need them most.

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