As we continue our C5BDI giveback program, we’d like to spotlight, Great Minds in STEM. Great Minds in STEM is a non-profit organization focused on empowering and inspiring underrepresented groups in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) fields. They have a range of programs designed to encourage young people from diverse backgrounds to pursue careers in STEM and to support them along the way. Their ultimate goal is to create a more diverse and inclusive STEM workforce that reflects the society it serves.
One of the most well-known programs offered by Great Minds in STEM is the HENAAC Scholars Program, which provides financial support and career development opportunities to Hispanic students pursuing degrees in STEM fields. Since its inception, the program has awarded over $15 million in scholarships to more than 4,000 students. The organization also hosts an annual conference that brings together STEM professionals, industry leaders, and students from underrepresented communities for networking and career development opportunities.
Great Minds in STEM is an important organization that is making a significant impact in promoting diversity and inclusion in STEM fields. By providing financial support, career development opportunities, and a platform for networking and collaboration, the organization is empowering underrepresented groups and helping to create a more equitable and representative STEM workforce. Their work is crucial in ensuring that the next generation of innovators and problem solvers reflect the diversity of our society and have the tools and resources they need to succeed.
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Andrew Frech is the head of marketing for C5BDI and has been working under the company since the beginning of 2022. Andrew previously worked in the real estate field, beginning his career as a Realtor at 22, then transitioning to Homes.com to take over as their head of marketing for Social Fuel, a marketing solution for real estate agents. Andrew currently works as the head of marketing for companies C5BDI, Vet First Inc., and Sports Innovation X.