Harvey, Irma, Maria, Global Warming & STEM Education Articles Opinion
September 19, 2017

Harvey, Irma, Maria, Global Warming & STEM Education

Moody’s analytics expect the total cost of both hurricanes Harvey and Irma to exceed $150B, roughly on par with the cost of hurricane Katrina. Economies affecting millions of people are…

childhood praise Can Praising Kids’ Intelligence Be Detrimental? Articles Opinion
August 26, 2017

Can Praising Kids’ Intelligence Be Detrimental?

Every time an article about how to raise successful human beings pops up on my social media feed, I am convinced that being a parent is the toughest job in…

Public School Education For-Profit Charter Schools – The Answer to South Florida’s Public School Education Issues? Articles Education
August 22, 2017

For-Profit Charter Schools – The Answer to South Florida’s Public School Education Issues?

Concerned parents have been looking for alternative options for their students for years. 87% of Florida’s youth is currently enrolled in some form of public school education, and households with children in private schools make 174% of the income of households with children in public schools, indicating a private education is likely out of reach for most students.

Miami Florida Skyline Income Inequality in South Florida and How STEM Can Impact It Articles Income Inequality
August 17, 2017

Income Inequality in South Florida and How STEM Can Impact It

When looking at income inequality we begin to see that Florida ranks among worst in the nation, with the top 1% taking home over 28% of the income. Miami is the most unequal city in America based on the Gini Coefficient.

Women in STEM Fields Is It Misguided to Push Girls Into Traditionally Male-Dominated STEM Fields? Articles EducationWomen Matter
August 15, 2017

Is It Misguided to Push Girls Into Traditionally Male-Dominated STEM Fields?

While it may be true that more women prefer psychology to engineering, it does not mean that they are not naturally inclined to take a traditionally male-dominated role. Many factors may hinder a woman from pursuing a career in the STEM fields of engineering and technology, pushing them into female-friendly careers instead.

Chris Caines Interim Program Director of the Knight Foundation Chris Caines Joins Manifezt Advisory Board Articles Press Releases
August 8, 2017

Interim Program Director of the Knight Foundation Chris Caines Joins Manifezt Advisory Board

Thanks to his belief in the Manifezt Foundation mission, we are pleased to announce the addition of Interim Program Director of the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation, Chris Caines, to our board. Chris has been with the Knight Foundation for the past two years, where he worked closely with Matt Haggman as a program associate and has been an instrumental part of their investment into the community since joining.

Passion for STEM Education How to Ignite a Passion for STEM Education Articles Education
August 5, 2017

How to Ignite a Passion for STEM Education

STEM education has been on the spotlight for quite some time. There is a general understanding that our nation’s ability to stay competitive in the era of globalization depends greatly on innovation and staying at the forefront of technological advances.

Fake News Exists Fake News Exists – What Now? Articles Opinion
January 11, 2017

Fake News Exists – What Now?

The Fake News phenomenon – driven by largely controversial stories looking to generate clicks and ad revenue off shock value, and political campaigns promoting propaganda on their opponents – has…