10 Jun · Antwon Agurs · No Comments

Mother of Triplets Opens her First STEM For Kids Franchise in Queens, New York

Morrisville, NC, USA and Queens, NY   “As a female in IT [Information Technology] I’ve noticed the playing field is still unbalanced with more males dominating the space and so I want to encourage young girls to not shy away from this choice”, says Christina Toufexis, STEM For Kids franchisee in Queens, New York. Christina’s story begins …

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23 May · Antwon Agurs · No Comments

STEM For Kids Franchisees Set Out to Make a Huge Impact in Mexico

Morrisville, NC, USA and Mexico City, Mexico 5/24/19 “We are a group of normal people, sailing through our lives, some of us have kids, some of us like soccer, some of us like to read, run or ride a bicycle, and we all have been somewhat successful professionals in our jobs, but all of this …

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1 Oct · Moni Singh · No Comments

Computer Science Professional Prepares To Provide Coding and Engineering Camps and Classes in Dallas Suburbs

Morrisville, NC and Frisco, Texas 10/1/18 – “When I first heard of STEM for Kids Franchise opportunity, I was very thrilled (almost felt unbelievable) to have come across a concept that exactly fit my passion, desire, skillset and interest”, says Preeti Mekala, a computer software professional and STEM For Kids franchisee in Texas Frisco area. …

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10 Sep · Moni Singh · No Comments

Researcher on a Quest to Personalize Learning Brings STEM to Houston Suburbs

Morrisville, NC and Cypress, TX 9/10/18 – ” Being a mom of two sweet girls, I want to help my daughters get the best possible education. I believe that early STEM education is the best way to help our kids succeed”, says Dr. Misha Chakraborty, aka Dr. C, lecturer, researcher and now STEM For Kids’ …

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16 Jul · Moni Singh · No Comments

AI’s Human Creator Brings Hands-On Learning to Atlanta Suburbs

Morrisville, NC and Cumming, GA 7/16/18 – ” I was never a book learner. I was a tinkerer and learned by doing. I have to know the context of what I am trying to learn.  I call it a Use Case Learner. I try to teach my kids that same way”, says Tom Hyatt, STEM For …

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2 Jul · Moni Singh · No Comments

Coding, Robotics and Engineering For Kids in Central Virginia

Morrisville, NC and Glen Allen, VA 7/2/18 – ” After designing his own model car, as part of the rolling-wheels workshop, a 2nd grader enhanced his design to make his car go faster by leveraging the STEM for Kids’ EDP [Engineering Design Process] delivery model. He understood how to address challenges of friction”, says Lakshmi …

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18 Jun · Moni Singh · No Comments

From Wholesome Tummies to Wholesome Minds

Morrisville, NC and Herriman, UT 6/18/18 – “STEM For Kids is a perfect fit. I can play and have fun not only with my son but other kids as well.   Not much fun being a kid if you can’t have fun while learning and playing”, says Sean Pickett who, together with his loving wife Alison …

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30 May · Moni Singh · No Comments

Full STEAM Ahead for an Urban Designer

Morrisville, NC and Fremont, CA 5/30/18 – “My life is pretty good now, but I think it could be even better if I can do something to impact the society, something challenging, and also something which can benefit my son.  That’s how I discovered STEM For Kids…which I would say is the perfect fit for …

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15 May · Moni Singh · No Comments

Super Moms on a Super Charged STEM Mission!

Morrisville, NC and San Jose, CA 5/15/18 – “I jumped at the opportunity when Deepa approached me with an idea to start STEM For Kids”, says Priya Viswa, a civil / structural engineer turned realtor and co-owner of the STEM For Kids South San Jose (SSJ) franchise. Her partner, Deepa Gopalakrishnan, had been nurturing the …

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12 May · Moni Singh · No Comments

Inspiring STEM Learning in Young Children in the Chicago Suburbs

Morrisville, NC and Palatine, IL 5/9/18 – Entrepreneurs and technologists, Neelima Bandi and Sandeep Manthena, are bringing STEM For Kids’ programs to the North West Chicago Suburbs. Both are Masters in Electrical Engineering with 24 years of collective corporate experience in engineering and software industry. Neelima comes with a background in database administration. In today’s …

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2 Apr · Moni Singh · No Comments

Merchant Marine Officer Heads Home With STEM

Morrisville, NC and Grapevine, TX 4/2/18 – STEM For Kids is coming to the Texas Grapevine-Irving area thanks to a merchant marine officer and entrepreneur, Rahul Apte. Rahul has sailed across the oceans and has worked in the central control rooms of ultra deep semi-submersible rigs, maintaining their position over the ocean floor using computer …

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26 Mar · Moni Singh · No Comments

From 0 to 17 in under 2 years at Illinois – Wisconsin Stateline

Morrisville, NC, Janesville, WI and Rockton, IL 3/26/18 – “I love that we can just get to code on our own and … do whatever we want with it”, said Ava. Anu loves being creative with the ability to personalize her creations. Mason is enjoying learning about aerospace and doesn’t miss a beat in saying …

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19 Mar · Moni Singh · No Comments

From Mission Critical Public Safety to Future Critical STEM in Columbia South Carolina

Morrisville, NC and Columbia, SC 3/19/18 – “I have talked to a few very excited parents who want to get kids into STEM For Kids programs”, says Gaurav Sangal, STEM For Kids newest franchisee who is launching in Columbia South Carolina. Gaurav has an extensive background in engineering and technology with a Masters in Electrical …

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18 Feb · Moni Singh · No Comments

Getting Kids Ahead of the Curve in GTA

Pickering, Greater Toronto Area, Canada and Morrisville, NC, USA 2/18/18 – “It took me 20 years of experience to muster the courage to do something creative on my own”, says Lee Joseph, who is on a journey of transformation. A technologist by trade with over 20 years in several top firms, Lee, an entrepreneur now, …

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17 Jan · Moni Singh · No Comments

The “Mother of Twins” sees sparkles in STEM

Morrisville, NC, New York, NY 1/17/18 – “I see an opportunity to bring STEM / STEAM to a large number of students in the area and to make a difference in how they learn and adopt to the ever-evolving technologies”, says Anshu Gupta, STEM For Kids franchisee in Upper East Manhattan, New York. Anshu is an …

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