SEOUL – Nov. 26, 2020 – Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC) and the Korea Center for Women in Science, Engineering and Technology (WISET) host the ‘2020 WOMEN@STEM Career Day Program’. The virtual event will be held Nov. 26 to Dec. 18 for female high school students interested in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM).
Sponsored by Northrop Grumman and hosted by WISET, the WOMEN@STEM Career Day is a career exploration program designed to cultivate future talent in the era of the Fourth Industrial Revolution.
This year’s virtual event provides STEM educational content, mentorship from senior college students and additional presentations through the online website (https://www.womenstem.or.kr/). Any middle or high school student, parent, or teacher interested in STEM fields can visit the website for the opportunity to explore careers paths.
“A variety of STEM-related content was developed to help female students who choose career paths in science and engineering,” said Hye-yeon Ahn, president of WISET. “As the demand for science, technology and engineering personnel increases in the era of the 4th industrial revolution, we will continue to support female students and their interest in science and technology.”
“Northrop Grumman is proud to partner with WISET for the second year and support this virtual WOMEN@STEM Career Day,” said Dong Ha, chief executive, Northrop Grumman South Korea. “We are committed to helping inspire the next-generation of Korean female leaders who dream of working in science and engineering, and provide them with opportunities for career experiences through STEM activities.”
With an office in Seoul for almost 30 years, Northrop Grumman is proud of its long-standing partnership and commitment to South Korea and the Republic of Korea’s Ministry of National Defense. In addition to the WOMEN@STEM events, the company also participates in several STEM initiatives for South Korean youth.
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