In early October, we hosted a NASCAR-fueled field trip at Hendrick Motorsports for 25 kids from Charlotte, N.C.'s Martin Luther King Jr. Middle School. Kids got a behind-the-scenes tour of the facility and heard from pro driver Kasey Kahne and crew chief Kenny Francis about the science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) behind their careers.
The latest from Connect a Million Minds.
For the tenth episode of It Ain't Rocket Science, we toured NASA's Houston Johnson Space Center and interviewed Mike Massimino. This down-to-earth astronaut shared his love of space with us, and his attitude of " dreaming, aiming high, and never surrendering."
An important part of our Connect a Million Minds initiative is introducing young women to STEM experiences early on and showing them the value that these subjects can have on their future. I invite you to learn about some of the programs and partners Time Warner Cable works with to expose girls to STEM opportunities and the rewarding and lucrative skills-based careers that lie ahead.