STEM outreach inspiring the next generation of talent, key to filling labour gaps and breaking stereotypes

Finning Canada
August 15, 2022
Category: Forestry
Region: Canada

Careers in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM), including skilled trades, are among the most in-demand across Canada. Over the coming decade, with a retiring workforce, the need is expected continue to rise in the skilled workforce. …Even if STEM outreach doesn’t result in a lifelong passion or career—studies prove that STEM programming helps youth build confidence as well as important life skills no matter what type of career they choose to pursue. …Without enough STEM professionals like tradespeople, engineers, doctors, nurses, scientists, heavy equipment operators, and the list goes on, impacts the ability to build roads, railways, bridges, tunnels, houses, buildings and other important infrastructure. …That’s why Finning is proud to partner with a number of outreach organizations like Actua to help educate and inspire the next generation. …explore youth STEM programming by visiting actua.ca

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