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STEM²: Connecting Grade Schools with Industry

STEM²: Connecting Grade Schools with Industry

The culmination of a comprehensive STEM program providing high-value education and networking resources for grade school educators came to completion this month with the STEM² Summit: “Nurturing students’ curiosity and inspiring innovation.” The event was a capstone to a five-part, professional development series of workshops held over the past several months for educators from the North Shore of Massachusetts.
Developing Grade-School STEM Educators

Developing Grade-School STEM Educators

Applied Materials employees in Gloucester, MA hosted several dozen grade school science teachers for two days of in-depth presentations on semiconductor manufacturing as well as tours of our research and development facility, in an effort to provide a glimpse into possible STEM career opportunities in their own backyard.
Applied Materials Recognized for Diversity Leadership, Philanthropy

Applied Materials Recognized for Diversity Leadership, Philanthropy

Applied Materials was featured in two recent issues of Profiles in Diversity Journal for its executive diversity leadership and corporate philanthropy.  In this month's 10th annual Women Worth Watching special issue, Applied's Dana Tribula is recognized among this year's top female executive award winners for her creative and technical leadership and initiative and achievements across her career.  Applied was also honored for its commitment to advancing women in leadership.
From Shy Student to Semiconductor Success

From Shy Student to Semiconductor Success

Have you ever wondered what it would be like to work at the front-lines of the world's leading edge technologies that are changing the way we live?  Applied Materials' Rozalia Beica was profiled in a recent issue of Minority Engineer Magazine, where she reflects on how she stumbled into a career in the semiconductor industry and found her true calling as an award-winning engineer and recognized expert in the field.
From Shy Student to Engaging Engineer

From Shy Student to Engaging Engineer

Applied Materials engineer Rozalia Beica guest-blogs for The Huffington Post's education section in a blog post published this week as part of non-profit organization Change The Equation 's campaign encouraging education in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM).  Rozalia's inspiring story speaks to how she stumbled into the engineering field as a shy student and eventually came to love engineering and the excitement and collaboration of working in the semiconductor industry.  She is now seen as an expert in the field helping to enable cutting edge technology of the future as part of Applied Materials' Silicon Systems Group .