When it comes to Hawaii’s education to workforce pipeline, no single initiative in the state has done more to engage our students in 21st century science and technology careers than MEDB’s Women in Technology (WIT) project.
Since 2008, WIT has developed a number of best practice models that may have already touched you, your family or school.l
Learn more about these innovative programs below. The full lineup of WIT programs can be found on its website.
- STEMworks™: Multi-faceted, hands-on program where students get to use the most current, high-end technologies in community service learning projects.
- Island Energy Inquiry™: Energy education program designed for Hawaii teachers, combining scientific inquiry and engineering design with innovative materials and technologies in the classroom.
- Geotech: Hands-on learning and real-world application of the latest Geographic Information Systems (GIS), Global Positioning Systems (GPS), and Remote Sensing technologies.
Over the years, MEDB has also created learning opportunities and funding for students, educators and mentors inside and outside of the classroom.
- Focus Maui Nui Youth Alliance: Through monthly hands-on projects and activities, student members learn how our community works.
- Ke Alahele Education Fund: Student groups and educators can apply for grants that build STEM skills and broaden career pathways for Maui County residents.