Strong Support for U.S. News STEM Solutions 2013 National Conference

Washington, D.C. – U.S. News STEM Solutions is proud to announce the sponsors, media partners and supporting organizations to date for the second edition of this critical National Conference, scheduled for June 17-19, 2013, in Austin, Texas.

Members of these diverse organizations will collaborate with other leaders and visionaries from business, education and government in finding solutions to the gap in America’s STEM-related skills and unfilled jobs. With all voices combined, the conference promotes resolution-oriented conversations about how the community will work together to advance the future of STEM.

“The support of these organizations is a critical element driving the development of the 2013 event,” noted Brian Kelly, Editor and Chief Content Officer of U.S. News & World Report. “The growing number of supporters indicates a national consensus, a pressing need for all of us to come together to improve STEM education and bridge the gap that exists in STEM careers.”

Supporters of the U.S. News STEM Solutions, as of May 2013:

American Institutes for Research
Cockrell School of Engineering
Department of Defense
General Motors
Motorola Solutions Foundation
National Instruments
Purdue University
Society of Manufacturing Engineers
Tata Consulting Services
Texas Instruments
The University of Texas MD Anderson Center
University of Phoenix
Verizon Foundation
VEX Robotics

Media Partners:
KXAN Austin
Radio Disney
Scholastic Administr@tor
Science Magazine (AAAS)
Science News (SSP)
Scientific American
The Texas Tribune

Supporting Organizations:
Aerospace Industries Association (AIA)
Association of Science-Technology Centers
Corporate Voices for Working Families
Council for Adult and Experiential Learning (CAEL)
Educate Texas
Entertainment Industries Council (EIC)
My College Options
National Alliance for Partnerships in Equity (NAPE)
National Defense Industrial Association (NDIA)
National Girls Collaborative Project (NGCP)
Project Lead the Way
Teach for America
Texas Girls Collaborative Project
U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation – ICW
Women in Engineering – University of Texas
Zapphire School of Informatics and Technology
Change the Equation
Handstand Inc. (Nota Reader)
Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities (HACU)
Jobs for the Future (JFF)
National Alliance of State Science and Mathematics Coalitions (NASSMC)
National Center for Women & Information Technology (NCWIT)
National Math & Science Initiative (NMSI)
National Minority Technology Council (NMTC)
Reasoning Mind
Society of Women Engineers
Texas STEM Center Coalition

Supporters will have a footprint in the Exhibit Hall and throughout the conference. For more information about becoming a Partner or Supporter, visit: or

U.S. News STEM Solutions—The National Conference was created to foster collaboration among those working to advance the agenda for national change in STEM education, policy, and workforce development. For up-to-date information, visit Connect with U.S. News STEM Solutions on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and Google+.

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