Intel ponies up $120M to bring youth into science and math

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Intel logoIntel Corporation is committing $120 million over the next 10 years to stimulate more interest among youth in math and science, so they will be prepared to address global challenges in innovative ways. The funding from the Intel Foundation for its long-time science competition partner Society for Science & the Public supports the company’s historical commitment to the Intel Science Talent Search and Intel International Science and Engineering Fair. The support also adds a robust youth outreach program plus an online science community and science fair alumni network which includes a mentoring component.

The commitment is being funded through the Intel Foundation, and is the largest single investment ever made by the Foundation.