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CU Boulder Senior Hattie Rice Talks Gen Z’s push for Inclusion in the Workplace

June 30, 2022 | Posted in News From Us, STEM Diversity & Accessibility

When Hattie Rice came to the University of Colorado, Boulder, as a first-year student, she knew what she wanted—an inclusive space to learn and grow. Now entering her senior year, the aerospace engineering major and computer science minor is challenging potential …


SAE Foundation Celebration Raises Nearly $400,000 for STEM Education

SAE Foundation Celebration Raises Nearly $400,000 for STEM Education

More than 400 students, volunteers, donors, corporate partners, and members of the SAE Foundation community were in attendance at the SAE Foundation Annual Celebration 2022, held at the GM Heritage Center in Sterling Heights, Michigan. Now in its 24th year, …


SAE Announces STEM Innovation Contest 2022 Winners

April 22, 2022 | Posted in News From Us
SAE Announces STEM Innovation Contest 2022 Winners

When you’re trying to solve complex real-world issues, the best place to start is to look for problems–ideally problems with which you have a personal connection. From traffic congestion, to global food insecurity, and climate change, winners of the Chowdhury …


SAE STEM Program Recognized By EdTech Awards 2022

April 21, 2022 | Posted in News From Us, Teachers & Volunteers
SAE STEM Program Recognized By EdTech Awards 2022

For the second year in a row, SAE International’s A World In Motion® (AWIM®) PreK-12 STEM education program has been recognized by The EdTech Awards being named a finalist in two categories “Best Coding, Computer Science, Engineering Solution” and “Best …


SAE International’s A World In Motion STEM Program Receives Grant From PPG Foundation

March 10, 2022 | Posted in News From Us

SAE International’s SAE Foundation announced today that it received a grant from the PPG Foundation to expand SAE International’s A World In Motion® (AWIM) program efforts. This expanded program will impact more than 3,000 middle school students in Southeast Michigan; Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania; and Ontario, …


Students Race for Gold at the Virtual JetToy Competition Supported by Kia Georgia

January 20, 2022 | Posted in News From Us
Students Race for Gold at the Virtual JetToy Competition Supported by Kia Georgia

At the end of every year, children excitedly anticipate school breaks, snow days and holiday traditions, but added to that list for nearly 500 elementary students this December was SAE International’s Virtual JetToy Competition. Sponsored by Kia Georgia, the signature …


Team Calgary Flies High, Navigates COVID to Win SAE AEROCONNECT Challenge 

July 29, 2021 | Posted in News From Us

The inaugural SAE AeroConnect Challenge™ was just over a week away. As a team of engineering students from the University of Calgary prepared to travel to California to participate in the competition, COVID-19 hit—putting a halt to their plans and …


Kia Georgia Partners with SAE to Bring STEM Experiences to Youth

July 16, 2021 | Posted in News From Us
Kia Georgia Partners with SAE to Bring STEM Experiences to Youth

Since 2012, Kia Georgia and SAE International have partnered together to reach over 83,000 students in over 60 schools. Their partnership is fueled by spreading the joy of STEM learning to kids in Kia communities in Georgia and Alabama. A …


Advancing Organizational Culture for Improved DEI

July 13, 2021 | Posted in News From Us

Experts from education and industry came together to discuss improving Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) in the mobility industry at the Inclusion, Diversity, Equity, Accessibility, and Leadership (IDEAL) Summit during SAE 2021 AeroTech.  During the engaging discussion, eight panelists shared …


SAE A World In Motion Wins SIIA CODiE Award 2021

July 6, 2021 | Posted in News From Us

We are thrilled to announce that the SAE A World In Motion® (AWIM®) PreK-8 STEM program has been named winner of the SIIA CODiE 2021 award for “Best Foundational Technology/ Engineering (STEM) Instructional Solution.” The Software & Information Industry Association …