LOS ANGELES (PRWEB) April 15, 2019
How do we find talent for the 4.3 million unfilled jobs in tech by 2030? It starts with fostering STEM education in the younger generations. The California Senator for the 29th District, Ling Ling Chang, since taking office has demonstrated a strong commitment to technology, reflected in being named California’s inaugural STEMx Policy Fellow -- part of a multi-state effort to put an emphasis on STEM education – as well as a “Tech Champion” by the Computing Technology Industry Association.
Senator Chang’s upcoming initiative, the inaugural California Senate App Challenge Awards Ceremony, will expose K-12 students to coding and engage them in STEM fields. The event will showcase apps devised by students and provide them with the opportunity to learn from inspirational leaders in STEM.
Marc Fischer, CEO of mobile app development company Dogtown Media, will deliver the keynote address at the Awards Ceremony, to inspire, educate and foster a passion for technology in the next generation.
Marc Fischer stated, ‘It is an honor to be afforded this opportunity to speak to the next generation about the power of technology to change lives, both their own and the wider communities. I thank Senator Chang for their commitment and advocacy for STEM education to drive the innovation and jobs growth for future generations.”
Headquartered in Venice Beach, California, Dogtown Media is a mobile technology firm that leverages disruptive design strategies and dynamic development to deliver industry-leading apps. To date, the company has created over 200 mobile apps in industries including FinTech, IoT, Artificial Intelligence, and Healthcare app development.
The California Senate App Challenge Awards Ceremony will be held on April 15, 2019 from 5pm-7pm at the Richard Nixon Presidential Library in Yorba Linda, CA.