Can you imagine kids excited enough about math and science to leap out of bed on a Saturday morning? It sounds incredible, but with support from the General Motors Foundation, the Detroit Area Pre-College Engineering Program (DAPCEP) has been experiencing this reaction for over 35 years.
According to Richard Sheridan, president and CEO of Menlo Innovations, the software industry is typically known for “bringing the death march into the office” with their long hours and hefty amounts of stress. But Sheridan and his team at Menlo Innovations have changed this paradigm to transform their office into a collaborative, productive workspace that puts the employee first.
The Ford Partnership for Advanced Studies (Ford PAS) was launched in 2004 by the Ford Motor Company Fund in collaboration with Education Development Center, Inc.