National STEM spotlight shines on Kansas City

Washington, D.C. (September 1, 2015) –The STEM Funders Network (SFN) announced today that Kansas City’s ecosySTEM KC is one of the 27 communities selected to pilot the national STEM Ecosystems Initiative. This project, built on over a decade of research into successful STEM collaborations seeks to nurture and scale effective science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) learning opportunities for all young people. Kansas City’s selection is a demonstration of their existing progress in developing a strong STEM community and recognition of the commitment to continue this work.