Sponsored locally and nationally by Dow, the You Be The Chemist Challenge is an academic competition created by the Chemical Educational Foundation (CEF). The Challenge aims to engage middle school students in chemistry through a dynamic event that partners members of the chemical industry with schools and organizations in the communities in which they operate.
In 2015, Dow announced a new partnership with West Baton Rouge Parish for the Dow STEM Academy.
Investments in tomorrow’s health leaders are key to tackling diseases like malaria. That’s why ExxonMobil supports scholarships for passionate young people to study global health at the University of Oxford.
The Environmental Sustainability Project is an exciting venture funded by Sasol, and run by the South African Institute for International Affairs. It offers learners from schools all over the country an opportunity to research the effects of climate change and come up with sustainable solutions for an improved future for mankind and the planet.
Sasol is invovled with the FOTAD Youth Development Programme that offers leadership training for women. Female learners from underprivileged areas are offered the opportunity to receive extra lessons in Math and Science to improve their grades to study technical related degrees.
The Sasol Graca Machel Scholarship Programme empowers women in South Africa by providing scholarships to determined women who display skills and passion for what they do. Have a look at one woman’s incredible journey to self-empowerment through this Sasol initiative to empower women.
Sasol understands that teacher education is a main community priority, which is why the Osizweni Educational Centre was established. This project offers underprivileged individuals the opportunity to receive teaching bursaries and further their studies in education.
For over 30 years, Shell’s “Live Wire” program has helped young entrepreneurs to kick start their ideas. On one project in Pakistan, Shell partnered with CARE International, so that hundreds of rural women can bring their business ideas to life to benefit them, their families and communities.