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NEWSLETTER | February 2017
Join us on Saturday, April 29

5th Annual STEM Advantage Scholarship fundraiser
South Park Center, 1150 S. Olive Street "top floor", Los Angeles
6 to 9 pm

For sponsorship opportunities and to purchase tickets,
please click here or contact Carole Schlocker

Celebrating STEM Advantage Scholars:  Brandon
"I would like to publicly thank STEM Advantage for all of the things you are doing for me and other scholars. I would like to thank you for the scholarship and internship at Farmers Insurance. The internship really helped me significantly, and I learned many valuable skills. 

When I thought I wouldn't be able to finish my last semester due to some financial difficulties, the STEM Advantage Scholarship helped me pay for my final semester. Thanks to STEM Advantage I will be graduating in May and going back to Farmers for a second internship!   Again, thank you!" 

       Brandon, BA in Computer Technology (2017), CSU Dominguez Hills  

Cal State LA:  #1 in the nation for upward mobility
One of our university partners Cal State LA is ranked #1 in the U.S. based on the upward mobility of its students, according to a study published in The New York Times The study by The Equality of Opportunity Project  found that   Cal State LA has propelled a higher percentage of students from the bottom fifth of income into the top fifth of U.S. earners among more than 2,000 universities and colleges. 

Cal State LA has long viewed itself as an engine of social mobility because of its success in educating its diverse students, many of whom are the first in their families to attend college. "This research confirms that Cal State LA provides a transformative educational experience," said Cal State LA President William A. Covino.

STEM Advantage is honored to partner with Dean Emily Allen & the College of Engineering, Computer Science, and Technology!  Read full article.  

Social Media
To build our brand and create awareness beyond our current audience, STEM Advantage Scholars, Alumni (special thanks to Reymarie, Rosalie & Lenard), and K+J Marketing (pro bono!) are ramping up our social media presence.  We want to connect with young people, current and prospective students, alumni, businesses, mentors, and donors. 

The success of this effort depends on you! Please like, share our pages, and post STEM Advantage and STEM-related photos and videos. We plan to feature our Scholars, leaders, partners, mentors and more via social media.  

Suggested hashtags:  #STEMAdvantage #CSUDH #CSULA #CSUN #CSU #Science #Technology #Engineering #Math #Nonprofit 

We're also creating a LinkedIn group for businesses to grow awareness, garner internships and sponsorships.    

To provide a paid internship(s) or hire recent graduates, please contact  Cindy McKenzie  or  Lee Ann Kline

LA Business Journal Award

Los Angeles Business Journal honors 
STEM Advantage as 
Make a difference: invest in women and underserved students in STEM   
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