The Pearl Project Institute for Innovation in STEM Literacy is a non-profit (501 c 3)  organization designed to create a direct pipeline of STEM Literate youth ready for the global workforce  by fanning the flames of invention and innovation between experts, novice professionals and America’s Youth.

The Pearl Project

The Pearl Project is based in Reston, VA and is committed to answering the nation’s call to maintain America’s prowess in innovation and invention with students that can lead the next generation as STEM savvy global leaders. We also believe in training for community leaders.

“Science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) workers drive our nation’s innovation and competitiveness by generating new ideas, new companies and new industries. However, U.S. businesses frequently voice concerns over the supply and availability of STEM workers. Over the past 10 years, growth in STEM jobs was three times as fast as growth in non-STEM jobs. STEM workers are also less likely to experience joblessness than their non-STEM counterparts. Science, technology, engineering and mathematics workers play a key role in the sustained growth and stability of the U.S. economy, and are a critical component to helping the U.S. win the future. (US Dept. of Commerce) read more…

We must be a nation of BIG Ideas and our youth must be the purveyors of those ideas. The ability to generate new ideas designed to solve complex problems has become the gold standard of a nation driving economic stability and global leadership. The Pearl Project Institute for Innovation in STEM Literacy is dedicated to nurturing BIG ideas.