Bridge Builder Award announced for TechPoint’s Mira Awards

2021-04-05T16:52:10-04:00June 11, 2020|

INDIANAPOLIS (June 11, 2020) — The STEM Connection and its founder, Vera Vander Kooy will receive the TechPoint Foundation for Youth (TPF4Y) Bridge Builder Award during TechPoint’s 21th annual Mira Awards gala honoring the best of tech in Indiana. Also at the virtual gala, the Foundation will remark on the organization’s activities and cap off its annual fundraising drive. The Bridge Builder Award recognizes visionary leaders who are helping underserved student populations in Indiana gain access to experiential learning opportunities that inspire the pursuit of science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) careers. TPF4Y is supported by several large donors, but also relies on the annual Mira drive to support its programming. Those wanting to donate can text “STEM” to 55433 or visit Ms. Vander Kooy founded the STEM Connection in 2014, with the mission of encouraging diversity, inclusion and [...]