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  • Leidos' Vicki Schmanske Recognized by Women in Technology - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Leidos’ Vicki Schmanske Recognized by Women in Technology

    Vicki Schmanske, deputy group president of Leidos‘ health group, has been recognized with an award from non-profit organization Women in Technology. She was given the 2018 Leadership Award under the “Corporate, Large-Market Sector” category, Leidos said Monday. Jon Scholl, group president of Leidos Health, said Schmanske’s work for the company includes the implementation of the […] More

  • AT&T's Kay Kapoor Encourages Women to Persist in STEM-Related Careers - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    AT&T’s Kay Kapoor Encourages Women to Persist in STEM-Related Careers

    Kay Kapoor, president of AT&T's global public sector business, told Capitol File Magazine in an interview published Tuesday she believes science, technology, engineering and math careers offer women an opportunity to help shape the future of innovation. Kapoor mentors female professionals in STEM fields and encourages students to find a mentor when they participate in internship […] More

  • 8 Leidos Employees to Receive Awards at 31st Annual BEYA STEM Conference; Roger Krone Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    8 Leidos Employees to Receive Awards at 31st Annual BEYA STEM Conference; Roger Krone Comments

    Roger Krone, chairman and CEO of Leidos, will present awards to eight of the company’s employees at the 31st annual Black Engineer of the Year Awards science, technology, engineering and math conference in Washington D.C. Leidos said Tuesday the BEYA STEM conference offers an opportunity for professionals and students to train and establish a network with top […] More

  • Northrop Seeks to Promote STEM Education Through School Lab Makeover Contest; Sandra Evers-Manly Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Northrop Seeks to Promote STEM Education Through School Lab Makeover Contest; Sandra Evers-Manly Comments

    Northrop Grumman has unveiled an online competition that aims to incite students' interest in science, technology, engineering and math education through makeovers of classrooms and technology laboratories in U.S. public middle schools. The second annual Fab School Labs competition will award up to $100,000 in grants to five winning schools to help them equip their classrooms […] More

  • NASA Taps 5 Institutions to Promote STEM Education at Minority-Serving Colleges - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    NASA Taps 5 Institutions to Promote STEM Education at Minority-Serving Colleges

    NASA has chosen four community colleges to increase the number of classes offering science, technology, engineering and math courses at institutions serving minority students. The Baltimore City Community College, Napa Valley College, Queensborough Community College and Santa Monica College will each receive up to $250,000 in annual funds over three years under the Minority University Research […] More

  • Raytheon Gives Engineering Grant to Calvert Schools; Christine Cunningham Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Raytheon Gives Engineering Grant to Calvert Schools; Christine Cunningham Comments

    Raytheon has chosen 25 elementary school teachers in Maryland’s Calvert County Public Schools district to receive a $37,000 grant in an effort to promote engineering concepts and activities to students. The award is part of Raytheon’s $2 million scholarship program with Boston's Museum of Science that aims to advance science, technology, engineering and math education in schools through the Engineering is […] More

  • Stephanie Hill: Further Exposure to STEM Education Needed Among Youth - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Stephanie Hill: Further Exposure to STEM Education Needed Among Youth

    Stephanie Hill, vice president and general manager of the information systems and global solutions-civil business at Lockheed Martin, has said industry should help motivate young people to have an interest in science, technology, engineering and mathematics education, Kingsport Times-News reported Monday. Hill told attendees of the Tennessee Valley Corridor Summit that at least 8 million STEM-related jobs would […] More

  • Lockheed's Stephanie Hill Promotes STEM Among Youth - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Lockheed's Stephanie Hill Promotes STEM Among Youth

    Lockheed Martin executive Stephanie Hill, an inductee into Executive Mosaic‘s Wash100 list for 2015, has said one of her goals is to raise awareness of the benefits of STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) education among young people, The Daily Record reported Monday. Hill, vice president and general manager of Lockheed’s information systems and global […] More

  • DeEtte Gray: Gov't, Industry Must Inspire Children to Pursue STEM - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    DeEtte Gray: Gov’t, Industry Must Inspire Children to Pursue STEM

    DeEtte Gray, president of BAE Systems‘ intelligence and security business, participated in a military-hosted event to discuss how to promote science, technology, engineering and mathematics education. Gray, 30 other executives and education leaders attended the forum with U.S. Army officials at Fort Myer in Arlington, Va., BAE said Thursday. “STEM skills are central to almost […] More

  • Raytheon Presenting Test Range, Language Tech At Abu Dhabi Forum; Matt Riddle Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Raytheon Presenting Test Range, Language Tech At Abu Dhabi Forum; Matt Riddle Comments

    Raytheon will present three new sensing and effects technology offerings at an upcoming international defense industry forum in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. The International Defence Exhibition and Conference trade show, scheduled for Feb. 17 through 21, will also feature Raytheon technologies in mission support and C3I (command, control, computers and intelligence), the company said […] More

  • Raytheon to Participate in National Engineers Week - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Raytheon to Participate in National Engineers Week

    Raytheon will participate in National Engineers Week from Feb. 19 to Feb. 25, Raytheon announced Friday. National Engineers Week originated in 1951 and contains more than 100 professional societies, major corporations and government agencies. National Engineers Week promotes pre-college literacy in math and science and encourages students to pursue engineering and technology. Students will have […] More

  • Northrop Grumman Provides Grants to Salt Lake City School District to Support STEM Initiatives - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Northrop Grumman Provides Grants to Salt Lake City School District to Support STEM Initiatives

      Northrop Grumman has recently awarded $6,500 in total of grants to support science, technology, engineering and mathematics educational initiatives in Salt Lake City area schools. Specifically, $5,000 went to the Davis School District for the annual Elementary Science and Math Olympiad. The school provides hands-on opportunities for students to learn math and science concepts. It’s […] More

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