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To Improve Mathematics, Engineering, and Science Studies (Times 2)

The official biography below was current at the time of the award. See the organization’s website for its latest information.

Since 1979, the Times-Squared program has encouraged urban minority students to pursue careers in science, engineering and mathematics by offering several unique features. These include a 32-hour elementary school curriculum to teach young children to enjoy exploratory science and mathematics; Saturday Academies that introduce middle school students to science, engineering and mathematics; and tutoring, mentoring and field trips for high school students. Over 800 Times2 students have graduated from college.