Philanthropists Charles Phillips & Karen Phillips | Phillips Charitable Organizations

Phillips Charitable Organizations is a 501(c)3 non-profit foundation providing financial aid for single parents, students interested in engineering, and wounded veterans. Founded by Karen and Charles Phillips, the charity strives to deliver assistance and opportunities to all worthy engineering students, single parents and US Military veterans.

Exciting STEM Programs at Zoos around the Country

Exciting STEM Programs at Zoos around the Country

It’s often observed that an achievement gap exists in STEM fields among non-Asian minorities and low-income students. A study out of Penn State University and the University of California, Irvine, suggests that without intervention, this achievement gap starts in kindergarten and persists through middle school, if not longer. One method for overcoming this achievement gap… Continue Reading

3 Notable Engineers Who Overcame Obstacles

3 Notable Engineers Who Overcame Obstacles

Dedicated to supporting people in need who are interested in pursuing careers in engineering, Phillips Charitable Organization provides financial aid to enable students to further their education and obtain STEM degrees. STEM, which stands for science, technology, engineering, and mathematics, is a priority in America’s educational system. For those with STEM majors, it is inspiring… Continue Reading

Spotlight on 7 Groups That Encourage Women to Pursue STEM Majors

Spotlight on 7 Groups That Encourage Women to Pursue STEM Majors

Over the last few years, many studies have shown a gender gap in STEM fields. Publicity about this gender gap has brought attention to the fact that fewer women than men are working in STEM-related jobs. Such a situation is worrisome for many reasons. Among them is the lost potential that the gender gap represents.… Continue Reading