Empower Yourself MA

Summer STEM Program

Science, Technology, Engineering & Math is known as "STEM"

Helping Underserved & Underrepresented Students to become critical thinkers and problem solvers

Teachers deliver STEM education across all grade levels

STEM teachers are among the most in-demand teaching jobs, typically specializing in one subject area at the secondary grade level.

Empower Yourself is a year-long program whose goal is to educate underserved youth in urban areas in the fields of financial literacy, business, and economics, so they can make informed financial and economic decisions.

“Education is improving the lives of others and for leaving your community and world better than you found it”…. Marian Wright Edelman

Recent Highlights

CHALLENGER CENTER AND AIAA ANNOUNCE INAUGURAL WINNERS OF THE TRAILBLAZING STEM EDUCATOR AWARD

Washington and Reston, Va. (March 15, 2022) – Challenger Center and the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA) today announced Jackie Blumer, Jennifer Cheesman, Kellie Taylor, Cedric Turner, and Katrina Harden Williams as the winners of the 2022 Trailblazing Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) Educator Award. Each teacher, and their respective schools, will be awarded $5,000. In addition, each teacher will receive free access to Challenger Center STEM programming. One of the five educators will be named the grand prize winner and be invited to join Club for the Future, Blue Origin’s nonprofit, at a future New Shepard launch.

Economic Symposium

Global Economic Symposium is a trade simulation in which teams of students become economic advisors.

Financial Literacy

Launch the next level of innovative middle school training.

NSBE JR Program

In collaboration with the National Association of Black Engineers and the Tuskegee Airman Assiciation.

Adult Financial Program

We offer online Basic Financial Literacy information that will serve to start exercises and plans.

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