Identifying tomorrow’s workers today is a major concern among industry leaders throughout North Texas who strive to recruit professionals in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM). Members of the Fort Worth (TX) Chapter of The Links, Incorporated share this concern and are launching an effort designed to yield significant increases in the number of diverse students pursuing STEM coursework. We address STEM programming through five facet areas: Services to Youth, National Trends & Services, Health & Human Services, International Trends & Services, and The Arts.
Services to the Youth
This facet’s program of activities support the Chapter’s Umbrella Project, EMPRESS (Empowered Minds Produce Resilient Exemplary Successful Sisters). Our programmatic focus is on improving college readiness and increasing students’ knowledge and competitiveness in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) fields.
National Trends and Services
The National Trends and Services Facet worked with other Facets to ensure a seamless program of activities for all participants.
International Trends and Services
Televised Interview about STEM
Discussing the importance of STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering & Math) education with Paulette Reddick Turner and Kristin Vinson Wright of Links, Inc. Aired 10/12/13 @ 12:30 p.m. on NBC 5.