Black Girls Do Engineer Corporation Receives $5,000 STEM Action Grant from Society for Science
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HOUSTON - Txylo -- Grant will help Black Girls Do Engineer support the strength of our Environmental, Sustainable, and Renewable Energy program.

Black Girls Do Engineer Corporation, whom organization goals are to provide access, awareness, and advocate for two million Black-American girls to pursue STEM careers by the year 2050, today received a $5,000 grant from the Society for Science, a national nonprofit organization dedicated to expanding scientific literacy, effective STEM education and scientific research. The STEM Action Grant program bolsters and improves outcomes for groups that have been historically left behind in STEM education and careers, including Black and Latinx individuals, women, and gender-expansive persons, the hearing and visually impaired as well as low-income students.

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With this grant, Black Girls Do Engineer will  introduce the participants to careers in Environmental, Sustainable, and Renewable Energy , provide exposure on how to develop the technologies needed to sustain the environment, and how to critical think to develop their own technologies. "We are so grateful for this grant and the impact that this grant will have on  the girls within our program!" said Founder of Black Girls Do Engineer Kara Branch. You can learn more about Black Girls Do Engineer at https://www.blackgirlsdoengineer.org

Black Girl Do Engineer Corporation was one of 38 groups that received $165,000 in microgrant funding through the Society's STEM Action Grant program. A full list of this year's grantees can be viewed here. Since 2016,(including this announcement), the program has given $410,000 total to 64 organizations.

Source: Society for Science
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