Infosys USA Foundation's support to NYC STEM initiative benefits over 2100 underserved students
In their latest issue, New York Academy of Sciences (NYAS) Magazine profiled Ashok Vemuri, Director of Infosys Public Services. Ashok discusses Infosys USA Foundation's support for NYAS’ Afterschool STEM Mentoring Program and the program's success.
Infosys USA Foundation showed its support for Afterschool STEM Mentoring Program by providing a grant of USD 380,000 for the New York City Science Education Initiative of NYAS. The program, developed in association with the New York City Department of Youth and Community Development, has successfully placed more than 120 mentors in 84 afterschool and summer programs, and benefitted over 2100 elementary and middle school children.
Meghan Groome, Director – K-12 Science Education and Science & the City at NYAS, commended Infosys for its commitment to the Afterschool STEM Mentoring Program, and said the company's involvement would "catalyze other funders to take action".
In this exclusive interview with NYAS magazine, Ashok mentions that it has been very satisfying to see the program surpass its goals and that Infosys is proud of its association with the NYAS and Afterschool STEM Mentoring program.
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