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  The KC STEM Alliance team and  The DeBruce Foundation recognized the 2024 Make It REAL Scholarship recipients during a special celebration for families, teachers and friends on June 3. These inspiring students each earned a $500 scholarship by reflecting on their journey through PLTW -...

Do you know women in STEMM who excel in their career? If so, let's celebrate them with a STEMMy Award! Women in STEMM (WiSTEMM) is a Central Exchange movement designed to put a well-deserved spotlight on women in Kansas City working in the fields of science, technology,...

January 9, 2024—Dr. Chelsea Barbercheck has been named Executive Director of the KC STEM Alliance, a collaborative network of educators, businesses and related organizations that champions STEM education initiatives across the region. When she begins her new role on Jan. 29, Barbercheck will bring a wealth...

The American Heart Association’s Go Red for Women movement with the support of Wellsky Foundation and a generous anonymous donor is proud to offer the Kansas City STEM Goes Red Scholarship with the goal of bridging the gap between student interests in pursuing a career...

The Johnson Country Arts & Heritage Center (8788 Metcalf Ave, Overland Park, KS 66212) recently opened a new programming space dedicated to Maker and STEAM programming. The makerspace offers programming for all ages in electronics, hand tools, laser cutting and 3D printing, as an expansion...

It was a day packed full of career-connected learning for more than 200 PLTW - Project Lead The Way students from 11 high schools during Civil Engineering + Design Careers Day on Oct. 10, 2023. This collaborative project between KC STEM Alliance, the Center for...

KC STEM Alliance Program Consultant Marian McClellan will be honored with the ATHENA Leadership Award by the Greater Kansas City Chamber of Commerce on Sept. 20, 2023. The award—inspired by the goddess of Greek mythology known for her strength, courage, wisdom and enlightenment—honors individuals for professional...

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Kansas City, MO.—FIRST, a robotics community that prepares young people for the future, has awarded the KC STEM Alliance one of five STEM Equity Community Innovation grants to address inequities in access to science and technology for children in countries around the world....