U.S. News STEM Solutions As students, teachers, job seekers and employers alike can attest, growing interest in STEM is providing renewed energy to communities across the nation. At the very heart of this movement is U.S. News STEM Solutions. Now in its sixth year, the National Leadership Conference will bring together the brightest minds in business, academia and government not only to contribute key insights to the nationwide STEM debate; but also to ensure that STEM’s hard-won momentum is channeled into practical, self-sustaining strategies for inspiring, educating and hiring the diverse STEM workforce of tomorrow. STEM is important because it fills every part of our lives. Science is everywhere in the world around us. Making math and science both fun and interesting helps students and employees do much more than just learn. At this conference you will hear from several schools that have found success in enrolling and engaging more underrepresented students by integrating service and hands-on inquiry-based learning into their programs. Many schools across the country are trying to appeal to women and minority students by focusing on projects with strong real-world connections. Sophisticated technology and innovative teaching methods are transforming schools across the country, therefore it is important to know how to incorporate STEM into your organization. At this conference there will be many presentations such as, Technology In The Classroom, Bridging The Stem Diversity Gap In College, Sparking Girls Interest In Stem and Creating A Stem Volunteer Program For Your Employees. With over 30 different development sessions attendees will expand their knowledge on STEM and many other useful business tactics. The STEM National Leadership Conference welcomes business executives, talent managers, corporate responsibility officers and leaders, curriculum administrators, diversity directors and leaders, educators, policy makers, national associations and non-profit organizations, community programs, philanthropists and technology companies.