Mutli-sector leaders are joining together to elevate a national STEM conversation and put an educational plan for the future of the workforce into action.
Anchor/Signature and Supporting
A dynamic coalition of industry partners have joined together with Discovery Education to impact the culture of STEM education in the K 12 environment nationwide. With a common goal to empower educators to teach STEM effectively in the classroom, foster and promote equity and access to quality education, and build the next generation of solution-seekers with intentional focus on racial and gender equity within this pipeline. Anchor Partners have built the foundation to launch the STEM Careers Coalition in November 2019. The continued addition of Signature and Supporting Coalition Partners bolster industry diversification and numerous opportunities for student and educator engagement centered around STEM and career / workforce development.
American Petroleum Institute
API is the only national trade association representing all facets of the natural gas and oil industry, which supports 10.3 million U.S. jobs and nearly 8 percent of the U.S. economy. API’s more than 600 members include large integrated companies, as well as exploration and production, refining, marketing, pipeline, and marine businesses, and service and supply firms. They provide most of the nation’s energy and are backed by a growing grassroots movement of more than 47 million Americans. API was formed in 1919 as a standards-setting organization. In its first 100 years, API has developed more than 700 standards to enhance operational and environmental safety, efficiency, and sustainability.
Boeing is the world's largest aerospace company and leading manufacturer of commercial jetliners, defense, space and security systems, and service provider of aftermarket support. As America’s biggest manufacturing exporter, the company supports airlines and U.S. and allied government customers in more than 150 countries. Boeing products and tailored services include commercial and military aircraft, satellites, weapons, electronic and defense systems, launch systems, advanced information and communication systems, and performance-based logistics and training.
Chevron is one of the largest oil and natural gas companies in the world, with 140+ years dedicated to the development of energy that improves lives and powers human progress. Chevron is constantly working to provide reliable, affordable, and ever-cleaner energy for millions of people around the world. In keeping with its people-focused mission, Chevron’s success is driven by its diverse workforce, and their commitment to getting results the right way: by operating responsibly, executing with excellence, applying innovative technologies, and capturing new opportunities for profitable growth.
Microsoft is the world’s largest software maker and an industry leader in the development, manufacture, licensing, support, and sale of computer products, consumer electronics, and related services. Microsoft’s mission is to empower every person and every organization on the planet to achieve more, by enabling digital transformation for the era of an intelligent cloud and an intelligent edge. Microsoft is committed to empowering people everywhere with digital skills for success, by working to close the digital skills gap and build a more inclusive and equitable workforce.
The American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) is a nonprofit membership organization that enables collaboration, knowledge sharing, career enrichment, and skills development across all engineering disciplines, toward a goal of helping the global engineering community develop solutions to benefit lives and livelihoods. ASME supports a diverse and inclusive engineering community through equitable learning resources, the development of codes and standards, certifications, research, conferences and publications, government relations, and other forms of public outreach.
Caterpillar is the world’s leading manufacturer of construction and mining equipment, diesel and natural gas engines, industrial gas turbines, and diesel-electric locomotives. With a commitment to solutions that help customers and communities build a better world, and a history of innovation dating back over 100 years, Caterpillar has become the largest global presence in the industries it serves. The Caterpillar Foundation is dedicated to creating the human, natural, and basic services infrastructure needed to advance sustainable progress and improve living standards worldwide.
Procter and Gamble
The Procter & Gamble Company (P&G) was founded over 180 years ago as a simple soap and candle company, and it has gone on to become the largest consumer goods company in the world. P&G provides branded products and services of superior quality and value to improve the lives of the world’s consumers. The Company operates through five segments: Beauty, Grooming, Healthcare, Fabric & Home Care, and Baby, Feminine & Family Care. P&G is committed to celebrating diversity and equity in its workforce, building collaborative partnerships, respecting human rights, and sourcing responsibly.
The AES Corporation is a Fortune 500 global energy company accelerating the future of energy. Together with our many stakeholders, we're improving lives by delivering the greener, smarter energy solutions the world needs. Our diverse workforce is committed to continuous innovation and operational excellence, while partnering with our customers on their strategic energy transitions and continuing to meet their energy needs today.
Arconic is a leading provider of aluminum sheet, plate and extrusions, as well as innovative architectural products, that advance the automotive, aerospace, commercial transportation, industrial and building and construction markets. Working in close partnership with customers, Arconic solves complex engineering challenges to transform the way people fly, drive and build. Through the ingenuity of their employees and cutting-edge advanced manufacturing techniques, Arconic makes products that meet quality, efficiency and delivery objectives to achieve customer success and shareholder value.
Headquartered in Salt Lake City, Utah, sPower is a leading independent power producer (IPP) that owns and operates a wind, solar, and storage portfolio of nearly 2,000 megawatts, with 15,000 megawatts of projects under development. sPower is owned by a joint venture partnership between The AES Corporation, a Fortune 500 global power company, and the Alberta Investment Management Corporation (AIMCo), one of Canada’s largest and most diversiﬁed institutional investment managers.
Discovery Education is committed to providing engaging and relevant STEM content for students to thrive and learn. Discovery Education’s interest to partner with like-minded organizations who are engaged in meaningful STEM education provides the opportunity for Content Partners to join the Coalition to further support student and teacher engagement with STEM. Content Partners will support expanded student impact while sharing existing inspirational and high-quality content and provide subject matter expertise to Coalition partners and Discovery’s broad education ecosystem.
In response to the global COVID-19 pandemic, many industries made significant pivots in everyday operations, thanks to employees who utilized valuable STEM and problem-solving skills. The Coalition is expanding our storytelling lens to spotlight STEM professionals who found solutions to make the world a better, and safer place. We are inviting innovative companies to join us in creating "STEM of COVID-19" solution-seeker career resources that will add a diverse perspective on STEM industry solutions to the global challenge.
Trusted industry advisors and subject matter experts are critical partners supporting the mission and vision of the STEM Careers Coalition. Association partners are active thought leaders who enhance the every-day work of the Coalition and provide valuable perspective and insight to areas of critical alignment.
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