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January 29, 2024

Grand Rapids Public Museum Black History Month events to check out this February

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January 26, 2024

‘FIRED UP ABOUT SCIENCE’ | STEM Greenhouse pairs children of color with mentors

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December 19, 2023

Gov. Whitmer announces $50 million for before-, after-school funding. Here’s who’s benefitting

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December 19, 2023

Grand Rapids programs part of $50M grants to serve kids, teens outside of school

December 12, 2023

After Making History In Agricultural Engineering, Dr. Keli Christopher Is Teaching Black And Brown Youth In Michigan About STEM Careers

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December 8, 2023

A Michigan Woman Is Inspiring Minority Students To Pursue STEM Careers

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November 8, 2023

Local organizations and role models hope to put Michigan on the map for women in tech careers

September 25, 2023

Amplify GR, virtual learning group offering $500 extracurricular scholarships

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August 23, 2023

STEM fields and coffee yields

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August 1, 2023

Meetups and networking initiatives bringing tech professionals together in Grand Rapids

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July 7, 2023

Aquinas College hosts Sankofa STEM Academy in New Partnership

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June 21, 2023

LISTEN – Fulfilling the Dream with Wayman Britt Podcast: Breaking Barriers – The story of Dr. Keli Christopher and STEM Greenhouse

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June 20, 2023

STEM Greenhouse provides chances for students to grow academically

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July 19, 2023

STEM Greenhouse expands summer program to include more students

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May 30, 2023

TaRita Johnson | Notable West Michigan Leaders in DEI 2023

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April 26, 2023

Black Women in STEM You Should Know

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April 6, 2023

Former NASA engineer grows Grand Rapids tech startup

April 3, 2023

Grand Rapids announces the return of GRow1000 summer jobs program

April 3, 2023

Grand Rapids’ summer jobs program for young people back for 4th year

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March 29, 2023

‘Her Perspective’ Fireside Chat w/ Dr. Keli Christopher

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March 9, 2023

JA Girls’ Dream Fair: A STEM Experience

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January 16, 2023

23rd annual Urban League corporate breakfast honors MLK Jr.

January 6, 2023

Cultivating future scientists, techies, mathematicians & engineers

January 3, 2023

Meet Dr. Keli Christopher: STEM Greenhouse and Bringing Justice and STEM Together

July 8, 2022

Sony Electronics selects local nonprofit for education grant

July 1, 2022

Creating access for all kids for STEM programs

June 15, 2022

Create Action & STEM Greenhouse: Cultivating Education & Career Success

February 27, 2022

GR nonprofit makes STEM fun, educational for students

February 26, 2022

Meet Dr. Keli Christopher, The Black Woman Changing STEM for Black and Brown Kids

February 26, 2022

STEM Greenhouse aims to bridge the educational gap

December 12, 2021

STEM Greenhouse Wins Sony Create Action Grant

December 10, 2021

Engineer uses practical experience to promote STEM in schools

November 15, 2021

Black, woman engineer addresses STEM at the roots

September 9, 2021

Davenport’s STEM efforts dramatically improve middle school student’s academic performance

July 12, 2021

WATCH: Extra Credit: Episode 108 

July 8, 2021

Summer academy targeting minority students in Grand Rapids to diversify underrepresented STEM fields

July 5, 2021

Spectrum Health partners with STEM program for minority youth

July 1, 2021

Sankofa STEM Summer Academy knocks down educational barriers

May 19, 2021

WATCH: Guiding Force Consulting Interview with Dr. Keli Christopher

April 28, 2021

STEM programs helping students succeed at GRPS

March 1, 2021

WATCH: Baxter E Hall and Dr. Keli Christopher on astronaut Stephanie Wilson

February 11, 2021

WATCH: Astronaut Stephanie Wilson on the NASA Artemis Program and Dr. Keli Christopher

February 2021

WATCH: Baxter E. Hall and Dr. Keli Christopher – One Day of Coding Isn’t Enough

September 27, 2020

Q&A: Keli Christopher Founder, STEM Greenhouse

August 28, 2020

LISTEN: The WGVU Morning Show – The STEM Greenhouse

September 17, 2015

UIX: Dr. Keli Christopher and Mind Boggle help young learners develop STEM skills


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