Episode 153: How STEM is developing the next generation of Hawaii innovators
HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) - In this week’s episode, the “muthas” are learning how students are gaining valuable skills in the classroom to succeed in high-tech careers.
Cammy Lai is one example of how STEM education programs are developing the next generation of innovators and problem solvers in Hawaii’s schools.
Lai was a middle school student when she first learned about robotics. Her passion for coding and technology got her an internship with Booz Allen in college and later, a full-time job with the firm.
Now, Lai works as a successful data scientist at the Honolulu office.
Booz Allen’s Michael Collat, who is also the regional director of the FIRST Robotics Competition for high school students, explains the pathways to a successful career for Hawaii’s students.
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