4‑H and National Ag Day
On Tuesday, March 20th, to celebrate National Ag Day, Jennifer Sirangelo, National 4‑H Council President & CEO, joined Dr. Mae Jemison, engineer, physician and NASA astronaut and the first African American woman to travel in space, on CNBC’s Squawk Box, to bring to light the need to prepare the next generation for tomorrow’s global challenges by exposing young people to agri-science and STEM programs. This segment highlights the recent Bayer/4‑H survey findings being released, discusses the critical need to build a strong talent pipeline in agriculture, and highlights 4‑H and Bayer’s efforts to boost education and interest in agri-science.
4‑H and Google
Google announced their support of 4‑H with a $1.5 million Google.org grant to provide students around the country the opportunity to grow future skills through computer science programming like CS First and virtual field trips via Expeditions.
More than half of 4‑H members are female and 35% are minorities. Participating kids now live in cities and suburbs as much as in rural areas or on farms.
4‑H and Google are coming together for a first-of-its-kind computer science (CS) collaboration that will teach kids both technical skills like coding, and essential skills students will need in the future like, teamwork and resilience
4‑H National Youth Science Day
Scientific American's Budding Scientist blog takes a closer look at 4‑H NYSD.
Google.org spokesperson Hannah Peter and Artis Stevens, the chief marketing officer at National 4‑H Council, discuss how their organizations are bringing technology to students.
4‑H News Highlights
In its July 2017 cover story, Chronicle of Philanthropy shares how 4‑H's revamped brand helped boost support and alumni appeal.
This story highlights how 4‑H made such a life-changing impact in Aubrey's life and on where she is today.
National 4‑H Council is named in Fast Company's annual list of the 100 Most Creative People in Business! Earning the No. 46 spot for “raising new leaders,” Jennifer Sirangelo, Council president and CEO, represents 4‑H for its outstanding work to empower youth with the skills needed for life today and for careers tomorrow.