Girls Rule in a National Stem Competition by Taking Top Five Positions

Happy National STEM/STEAM Day Bowling Green, KY. (November 8, 2019) – National STEM/STEAM Day is November 8, a day that encourages us to recognize the skills and tools children need to succeed in this world of science and technology. The importance of STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) disciplines first began to gain national attention in the early 21st century, …

Dividing Lines: A Discussion on What Digital Inclusion Means and Who is Being Left Out

Louisville, Ky. (October 3, 2019) – Imagine your life without access to broadband (high-speed internet). You couldn’t pay your bills online or access  your doctor’s appointments. You couldn’t search and apply for new jobs or, if you have kids, provide them with the resources needed to finish their homework.  You couldn’t easily look online to order cheaper goods or compare …

Why Being Left Out is Not an Option in the Digital Age

Celebrating Black History Month  (February 7, 2019) –  As the Director of Digital Inclusion for Connected Nation, Heather Gate is quick to point out the tremendous power and opportunities that technology provides to communities – particularly historically disenfranchised minority communities. In this age of technology, “digital exclusion” means that disenfranchised communities, families and individuals are left further behind without access …