Engineer reinvents himself as an ambassador to excite kids worldwide about science

Flores works with FIRST, a global nonprofit that advances youth STEM education, partnering with the organization on its LEGO League and Robotics Competition events. Shown is the FIRST Championship in Houston, Texas on April 22. When Jay Flores isn’t in his kitchen cooking up fun, interactive science experiments for kids or traveling internationally to deliver … Read more

Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis manager is ambassador for science

As one of 120 national ambassadors to the prestigious American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) IF / THEN program, Lindsey Dietz knows that many elementary- and middle-school-age girls lose interest in math. The significant drop, she said, is not due to a lack of aptitude, “but from a lack of positive role models … Read more