US2020 PHL is a new organization developed from a White House call to generate large-scale, innovative soltions to our STEM education challenge, with a focus on increasing access to STEM careers for girls, underrepresented minorities, and low income children.
The RoboMentor program will:
Identify Penn Engineering mentors;
Vet mentors through background checks and interviews;
Train mentors; and
Support efforts of mentors.
The goals of the RoboMentor program include:
Penn Engineering students working with all partner teams
Mentors engaged for at least 10 hours per month
Mentors engaged for duration of robotics competition season
Increased interest in STEM careers
Improvement in 21st Century skills and STEM skills
Improvement in self-efficacy
Reduction of achievement gap in underrepresented populations
We are currently recruiting both teams and students for the RoboMentor program.
If you are interested in becoming a mentor, please fill out this form.
If you represent a robotics program interested in having a mentor, please fill out this form.