After School Programs Give Kids Success for Tools

By | July 17th, 2015|Broadcom Foundation|

Broadcom employees in Israel help students with a science project after school Broadcom employees in Israel help students with a science project after school

I believe that after school programs create a critical safety net for kids that don’t have one and help them acquire success skills that are more readily attainable by other children. Thus it has been especially heartwarming that the Broadcom Foundation has sought out after school programs as important partners to fulfill its stated goal of closing the STEM education gap for women and minorities and inspiring volunteerism by Broadcom employees where they live and work.

We know many kids love to compete; so the Broadcom Foundation set out to help after school kids learn the skills they will need to compete for STEM jobs in the communities where they live near Broadcom offices. In addition to donating computers and laptops, we are helping children discover their passion in science or engineering through a pilot program through which after school providers […]