Businesses and educational leaders are joining forces on a new program aimed at both stopping Hawaii’s brain drain and getting more kids interested in science and technology industries.
Oceanit’s human resources manager, Linda Kawamura, was interviewed for an article in Civil Beat, which features a new program to encourage local students to join the local STEM workforce after graduation. The program, called Engineering K-Career Pathway, is run by the Honolulu Chamber of Commerce and aims to introduce students to the possibilities within STEM industries.
Oceanit is one of over 70 companies that have committed to working with students and educators as part of this program.
Linda speaks on the importance of getting students interested in STEM from a young age–particularly girls.