STEM City USA is growing its membership, one city at a time. Last week, the city in the sky added a new digital community focused on science, technology, engineering, the arts, and math (STEAM) education to help close the digital divide.
William Wells Jr., executive director at aSTEAM Village, announced on LinkedIn that the first building in STEM City Kansas City is now open. STEM City Kansas City is a member of STEM City USA, which incorporates the Black Family Network, La Familia, and First Peoples Journey into a digital village that is open 365 days a year.
“We will be sending out VIP invitations to businesses and service providers to establish their presence in the STEM City Kansas City Metaverse in December 2022, ” Wells wrote. “And we will open up the application process for vendors, artists, and educational institutions to have a presence in STEM City Kansas City in January 2023.”
According to the statement, the building options for personal suites in STEM City Kansas City, include the new Innovation Town Center, Education & Discovery Center, Community Welcome Center, Professional & Financial Center, Multicultural Center, and Health & Wellness Center.
Click here to enter STEM City Kansas City and Save the date for STEM City Kansas City’s Milwaukee vs. Kansas City STEM Jeopardy Challenge on Wed, Dec 7, 2022, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM Central Time. The Youth Governor Movie and Panel Discussion is also scheduled for Wed, Dec 7, 2022, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM Central Time.
STEM City Kansas City’s digital environment is being developed similarly to the virtual commercial real estate development projects in STEM City USA, offering spaces for visible access to participating sponsors and content creators.
Content will be also delivered through different experiences – from networking opportunities to enjoying live musical performances. At STEM City USA, content is distributed through STEM City Public School, STEM City Health and Techutrition, the STEMulating Lounge, Hall of Fame, Tribute Hall, Hi-Tech Sunday, STEM City Career Center, STEM City Seminars, and STEM City Auditoriums.
Founded and powered by Career Communications Group (CCG), STEM City USA builds upon the successful best practices and proven content of the Black Engineer of the Year and Women of Color in Technology conferences, both of which operate in digital twin environments. Experts in creating digital in-the-moment experiences for audiences, STEM City USA is designed to provide additional content surrounding health, training, mentoring, and lifestyle support.