Science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) education is more important than ever, given an estimated $40 trillion is needed for global infrastructure solutions over the next 30 years. Black & Veatch continues its longstanding commitment to students through the growSTEM initiative.
Our growSTEM activities are a cornerstone of the Black & Veatch Foundation and contribute meaningfully to our efforts across multiple themes of our Sustainability and Citizenship strategy.
Rube Goldberg Machine Contests
The Black & Veatch MakerSpace at the Johnson County Central Resource Library includes free access to 3-D printers, a robotics kit, a soldering and electronics workbench, equipment for audio and video recording and editing, and specially trained librarians to help guide visitors.
As the Museum at Prairiefire’s Global STEM Partner, Black & Veatch and the museum create opportunities for interactive, STEM-based experiences. The partnership creates awareness of global career paths in engineering and science.
We're a member of WISE, which enables and energizes people to increase the participation, contribution and success of women in the UK’s STEM workforce, from classroom to boardroom.
The Explorer Post is a program sponsored by Black & Veatch as part of Learning for Life of Kansas City. The program exposes 14-to-19-year-old students who are interested in STEM to the various disciplines of engineering through presentations, hands-on activities, engineering tours, and community service events supported by Black & Veatch. Check out the registration application and activity schedule.
Black & Veatch teams with KCPT Channel 19’s education department to provide STEM mentoring sessions to fifth graders in Kansas City-area elementary schools.