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SEM Link a participating charity in inaugural “Georgia Gives Day” on December 6
Science, Engineering and Mathematics Link Inc. is a participating charity in the Georgia Center For Nonprofits inaugural statewide day of giving “Georgia Gives Day” on December 6 to raise awareness and funds for its work in STEM education.
Science, Engineering and Mathematics Link, Inc. (SEM Link) was founded in Atlanta, Georgia in 2005 and its mission is to promote student achievement and career exploration in math and science while increasing student exposure to the science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) communities. The organization has a a two core program model, Experimental Design Program and Math and Science Career Academy, that enhance the STEM educational experience for K-12 students by providing them with opportunities to engage in hands-on STEM activities, explore STEM careers and learn about real-world applications of STEM. The Experimental Design Program teaches students how to design and conduct experiments for math and science fairs utilizing research, laboratory and scientific literacy skills gained through individual and group learning opportunities as well as mentoring. The Math and Science Career Academy exposes students to math and science through hands-on activities, real-world applications and career exploration. “It is very exciting to see a statewide effort to encourage the citizens of Georgia to donate to charities within the state” said Ms. Tokiwa T. Smith SEM Link Founder and Executive Director “Organizations the size and age of SEM Link rely heavily on the financial contributions of individual donors, so it is great that the Georgia Center for Nonprofits is creating this opportunity for us to raise awareness and resources for our organization ”.
About SEM Link
Science, Engineering and Mathematics Link, Inc. (SEM Link), a tax-exempt national nonprofit organization, founded in 2005 by Ms. Tokiwa T. Smith in Atlanta, Georgia on the premise that exposure to members of the science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) communities is critical to student achievement and career exploration in math and science. Our two core programs, Experimental Design Program and Math and Science Career Academy, enhance the STEM educational experience for K-12 students by providing them opportunities to engage in hands-on STEM activities, explore STEM careers and learn about real-world applications of STEM. Since our inception we have served thousands of youth in Atlanta, the San Francisco Bay Area and the Washington DC Metro Area. For more information about SEM Link visit our website at www.semsuccess.org.
About Georgia Gives Day
The mission of Georgia Gives Day is to inspire individuals to donate to participating nonprofits with the goal of raising as much money as possible within a 24-hour period.
About the Georgia Center for Nonprofits
The Georgia Center for Nonprofits builds thriving communities by helping nonprofits succeed. Through a powerful mix of advocacy, solutions for nonprofit effectiveness, and insight building tools, GCN provides nonprofits, board members and donors with the tools they need to strengthen organizations that make a difference on important causes throughout Georgia. www.gcn.org