Smithfield Foods commits $300K to support STEM initiative
Gift aims to increase STEM participation among minority women
Smithfield Foods Inc. has announced it plans to commit $300,000 through 2021 to support Heritage STEM Camps Foundation, a not-for-profit organization that creates immersive experiences for aspiring leaders in the fields of science, technology, engineering and math.
The Smithfield-based company’s contribution will support Heritage’s mid-Atlantic efforts to boost levels of self-confidence and self-efficacy among minority young women and prepare them to be leaders in STEM fields, as well as business and entrepreneurship.
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