Digitally driven careers are for everyone.
Shaping the future – and diversity – of the science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) workforce starts with education today.
At the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, in March, companies had to quickly adjust in order to support their employees with the changes that were taking place. For many, childcare was the number one issue.
In the era of COVID-19, an economic recession, and widespread social unrest, mental health is the next crisis we need to prepare for.
Research shows that young girls like STEM subjects, but as they get older, something changes. They start feeling like STEM isn’t for them based on outdated stereotypes about the fields of science, technology, engineering and math.
We sat down with business leaders driving the global corporate response to COVID-19 to learn more about their efforts, how they are navigating this uncharted territory, and what advice they have for others. Next up in our COVID-19 Business in Action interview series are Dr. Jay J. Schnitzer, chief medical and technology officer, MITRE, and Dr. John Halamka, president of Mayo Clinic Platform.
As businesses look to persevere through the economic downturn caused by COVID-19 and rebuild for the future, there is an even greater need to hold workforce education accountable for career growth and business impact.