Wilmington Based FAME To Receive Grant From Boeing To Expand STEM Extra Curricular Activities

Boeing, an engineering company known for making airplanes announced it was giving $55 million dollars worth of grants worldwide and one recipient happens to be based in Wilmington.

Local non-profit FAME won funding from the worldwide company. FAME stands for Forum to Advance Minorities in Engineering, Inc. With the goal of addressing the lack of minorities and women in STEM careers, the organization has been around since the 1970’s. This is not the first year Boeing has been a supporter of the organization, they have financially been invested for a couple years.

FAME, Inc.’s CEO Donald L Baker II stated ,“We can’t thank The Boeing Company enough for their generous support, our partnership helps fill the demand for the next generation of STEM learners with the ever-growing need for a STEM-ready workforce. The Boeing Company has helped us reach over 10,000 students and families over the last two years. FAME, Inc. will reach an unprecedented number of Delawareans in 2019 thanks to this grant.”

Summarised from the article With backing from Boeing, this Wilmington STEM program takes flight on Technical.ly.

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