WALTHAM, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc., the world leader in serving science, introduces its STEM Ambassador program, a new component of its partnership with the Mass Math + Science Initiative (MMSI), the state’s largest program dedicated to closing the achievement gaps for under served students. The organization is committed to increasing student participation and performance in AP math, science and English courses and promoting success in college and professional careers.
Thermo Fisher's six STEM Ambassadors, all young professionals who participated in AP coursework during high school, will partner with one local school and mentor a class throughout the school year. During their visits, they’ll address a range of topics, including the importance of AP courses for both college and career preparation, and their personal journeys toward their current roles at Thermo Fisher.
Please visit Thermo Fisher Scientific's site on Corporate Responsibility - http://www.thermofisher.com/global/en/about/responsibility/responsibility.html - and the press release announcing the STEM Ambassador partnership - http://www.massinsight.org/news/239/ - for more information.
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