Diversity in STEM Outreach Project
Tax Exemption 47-4799889
The Diversity in STEM Outreach Project is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit dedicated to exposing students in underrepresented communities across metro-atlanta to early STEM skills through project based learning. Our focus is to increase more students’ interest in careers in science & technology through early exposure.
STEM helps students with critical thinking skills, analytical skills, and innovation, which are all important skills needed for economic and workforce sustainability.
The core values of Diversity in STEM Outreach Project, Inc are Education, Collaboration, and Equality for local students. We utilize our personal and professional resources to seek partnerships to change the futures of local underrepresented students. We aim to inspire students to pursue STEM as a career of choice including post-secondary.
2016 United State of Women Finalist for our work on Gender Equality in STEM.
Founder & Executive Director
M.ED – President
School Counselor Cobb County School System
Ph.D – Board Member
Department Chair of Humanities, Morehouse College
Human Resource Manager, DHL
Human Resource Business Partner, Georgia Tech University
Secretary & Board Member
Registered Nurse & Clinician
Treasurer, Board Member
CEO Jackson Consulting
STEM Project Initiatives
The Young Explorers in Science & Engineering Project
Students learn early science and engineering skills as an introductory to career pathway. Each cohort participates in project based learning lessons. STEM based learning allow students to build on essential skills that promote problem solving and critical thinking. Our STEM lessons are infused with enhancing early literacy skills to improve reading development.
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Blocks + Build + Explore Project
Students develop fine motor skills and are encouraged to use creativity. Students develop construction skills that promote social skills, building, and focus. Students gain an introduction to career pathways in construction and STEM.
Grayson, GA 30017
Closed on Holidays