Bay Area Parent: How to Get Your Kids Excited About STEM
Dr. Jennifer R. Cohen and Eli Kennedy work at the Level Playing Field Institute (new.lpfi.org), a nonprofit that provides free educational programs and resources to support underrepresented minority students in the Bay Area and help them pursue STEM careers.
“When I was in elementary school (Lakeshore Elementary School in San Francisco), my mother would tell me all the time that I will make a great scientist,” Cohen says. “My mother was a stay-at-home mom at the time, and although we didn’t know any scientists, I believed her when she told me I could and would be a great scientist.”
Read more here in Bay Area Parent about how parents can encourage their children to get into STEM.