Sat, Jun 08 2024

2024 STEM Odyssey,

Robert H. Lee Alumni Centre, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada Robert H. Lee Alumni Centre, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
One Sponsor Confirmed
UBC Alumni Centre

  • About the event

    The 2024 STEM Odyssey is an event that aims to provide children with hands-on, interactive learning experiences that foster creativity, problem-solving skills, and a passion for new and exciting STEM principles. Through workshops, demonstrations, and engaging activities led by experts and enthusiasts in the STEM field, we aim to spark curiosity and a lifelong love for learning in the hearts of our young participants.

    Our "2024 STEM Odyssey" is specially designed to serve children from financially disadvantaged backgrounds, ensuring that every child, regardless of their economic status, has the opportunity to explore the wonders of STEM. By providing an inclusive and supportive environment, we aim to level the playing field for all participants. This event focuses on breaking down barriers to education and technology, making STEM fields accessible and engaging to a diverse group of young learners.

    The program is structured to cater to the unique needs and learning styles of our participants. By incorporating a range of activities from coding workshops to hands-on science experiments, we ensure that each child can find something that sparks their interest and curiosity. Our approach is rooted in the belief that every child has the potential to excel in STEM, given the right tools and encouragement.

    Furthermore, as DC Coding, we can offer specialized content that is not only educational but also fun and engaging. This includes coding sessions designed to be accessible for beginners, interactive science demonstrations, and math puzzles that challenge and inspire. Inclusivity is at the heart of the 2024 STEM Odyssey and DC Coding. We are committed to creating a welcoming environment for all children, including those with learning differences or disabilities. Our team is trained to provide support and accommodations to ensure that every child can participate fully and benefit from the event.

    Through the 2024 STEM Odyssey, we aim to inspire a lifelong passion for STEM in young learners, particularly those who might not otherwise have the opportunity to engage with these subjects. We believe that by sparking interest in STEM at an early age, we can empower children to pursue further education and careers in these fields, ultimately contributing to a more diverse and improved future workforce.

    Why should you sponsor?

    Founded during the challenging times of the COVID-19 pandemic, DC Coding Association arose from a pressing need to overcome financial barriers that often restrict access to quality education. Recognizing the transformative power of education, we established a mission to provide free and valuable coding education to anyone, anywhere. Our organization was born out of a community-focused spirit, aiming to unite those with common passions for technology and innovation, regardless of their geographical or economic backgrounds​​​​.

    Our daily operations are a testament to our mission: "To provide free and valuable education for anyone, anywhere and bring people who have common passions together," as stated on our website. We achieve this through a variety of free online courses and hands-on workshops focusing on coding, math, and science, aimed especially at children and young learners from underserved communities. These programs are designed not only to educate but to inspire and ignite a lifelong passion for STEM. By lowering the entry barrier, we ensure that every child has the opportunity to explore their potential and cultivate essential skills for their futures​​.

    The 2024 STEM Odyssey is specifically tailored to children from diverse backgrounds, with a focus on those who are financially disadvantaged. This event promises to provide equitable access to enriching STEM experiences, helping to bridge the educational gap exacerbated by the pandemic. Our target audience primarily consists of young learners from the local community around British Columbia, mirroring the demographics of many corporate social responsibility targets. By sponsoring our event, your company will reach an audience that is not only vast but aligned with future educational and workforce development goals​​.

    The DC Coding Association stands out by not only teaching but also actively involving students in community-building through technology. Our events like the 2024 STEM Odyssey create platforms for students to engage in practical, hands-on STEM activities that foster problem-solving and creative thinking. This approach has proven effective in inspiring students to pursue further education and careers in STEM fields, contributing to a diverse and skilled future workforce​​.

    Your support would be pivotal in covering crucial aspects of the event including educational materials like tools and resources for hands-on activities, including Arduino boards and Raspberry Pis, guest speakers who have much expertise in STEM, and food/logistics. Offering meals and ensuring smooth operation throughout the event day.

    In return, your company’s logo will be prominently featured on all advertising materials and event paraphernalia. You will receive special mentions during the event, and your support will be highlighted in all our communications and networkings including social media posts and posters, maximizing your visibility and demonstrating your commitment to fostering an educated and technologically adept community​​​​.

    By sponsoring the 2024 STEM Odyssey, your company will not only enhance its brand visibility but also affirm its role as a leader in community engagement and education innovation. We invite you to join us in this transformative journey to empower the next generation of STEM leaders.

    Gary Zhuo

    I am a passionate and dedicated individual with a profound love for mathematics. My academic journey is marked by my exploration and achievement in mathematics, especially related to leadership.

    I joined the event to share my passion for mathematics and inspire young learners. My leadership ability and expertise in explaining concepts makes me well-suited for guiding students.

    My teaching style revolves around making learning enjoyable and engaging. I always try to create interactive and supportive environments and encourage students to explore and question. My goal is to transform mathematics from a mere subject for many into an intriguing and enjoyable new revelation.

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  • 101-250 attendees expected

    50% Male Attendees

    50% Female Attendees

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