STEM Wars Saturday, March 30th

Staff Report From Metro Atlanta CEO

Friday, March 29th, 2019

STEM WARS and Pharaoh’s Conclave (PCX) present STEM WARS, a competitive event to help introduce S.T.E.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) education and careers to students.

Attendees will learn by doing; engaged in head to head competitions, hands-on simulations, workshops, and activities. This event is projected to bring together over 500 middle & high school students from across Atlanta, teachers and parents and some of the industry’s leading professionals.

The eSPORTS BOWL will include, but is not limited to:

• Video Game Competitions

• Robotics Competitions

• Drone Competitions

Stand-Out Students in Technology (from Atlanta) that will be a part of the big event are:

• Madison Kenney, 15 years old and already blazing a trail in the Tech industry as she is a self-taught robotics expert, mentor and volunteer in the community. She is a member of First Tech Challenge Robotics Team, mentor and coach of 4 kids on the First Lego League All-Girls Team and mentor and coach of 2 kids on the Seaperch Team (under water robots). Madison has been recognized and awarded countless times not only for her achievements in STEM but also for her community service and outreach Initiatives.

STEM WARS Since its inception in 2015, our STEM WARS events have become the largest and most anticipated initiatives in the nation dedicated to engaging low-income and first-generation college students in S.T.E.M. In 3 short years we have hosted- 6 semi-annual events, over 40 Pop-Up Events at schools & other venues throughout Atlanta, over 80,000 attendees engaged.