Improving lives through invention

Finding and Creating the Next Generation of Inventors

If 2020 has shown us anything so far, it is that we as a society desperately need problem solvers.

For thirty-five years, Oregon MESA (Mathematics, Engineering, Science, Achievement), a program at Portland State University, has worked to provide students from diverse backgrounds with opportunities to engage in invention by tackling real-world problems.

In the latest Invention Notebook article, Oregon MESA Executive Director Tong Zang writes about the importance of diversity, equity and inclusion in STEM.

She makes the case for how Invention Education experiences like MESA can empower underrepresented students to become the next generation of inventors and problem solvers our society needs.

Read the article here, and be sure to click the “clap” button.

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