Altamira Brings “Girls in STEM” to the 2017 Northern Virginia K-12 STEM Symposium

MCLEAN, Va.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Altamira Technologies Corporation (Altamira) is proud to be one of the
key sponsors of the fourth annual K-12 STEM Symposium, which will take
place 9am-3pm Saturday March 25 at the Nysmith School in Herndon, VA.
The event represents the largest K-12 STEM Symposium in Northern
Virginia and brings together students, parents, and teachers with
industry experts to bridge the gap between classroom instruction and
impactful careers.

As part of our platinum sponsorship, Altamira will build an interactive
exhibit showcasing “Girls in STEM.” Altamira’s designated wing at the
event will recognize the contributions of leading women in STEM fields
and encourage young women to meaningfully engage with STEM subjects
through educational programs and activities.

“As the K-12 STEM Symposium enters its fourth year, Altamira is proud to
highlight the achievements of women in STEM professions,” said Jonathan
Moneymaker, Executive Vice President and Chief Strategy Officer of
Altamira. “Inspiring young women to become engaged in STEM related
activities and following careers has long been a personal passion of
ours. The success we’ve seen as a nation over the past handful of years
has been amazing but there is more we can do. Our support enables future
scientists, engineers, and mathematicians to pursue groundbreaking
careers and strive toward innovation.”

Altamira will be hosting a variety of activities though its anchor
exhibit aims to engage all attendees through a cutting edge “Hack my
Drone” hands-on project. At the event elementary, middle, and high
school students will be encouraged to participate in activities
featuring robotics teams, flight simulator competitions, 3D printers,
and much more. Participants will have the opportunity to learn about
computer coding, space, drones, connected cars, and healthcare
technology. Beyond the interactive exhibits, speakers will illuminate
the path toward STEM professions by discussing careers in industry,
government, and academia.

As a committed member of the National Capital Region STEM community,
Altamira is honored to join fellow business, education, non-profit and
government leaders in supporting the 2017 Northern Virginia K-12 STEM
Symposium.

About Altamira

Altamira brings a commercial mindset to solving the most complex
national security problems by delivering mission application
development, multi-intelligence analysis, cyber operations, and big data
solutions to the U.S Defense and Intelligence Communities. Altamira’s
culture of innovation and excellence, and mid-market-size, positions us
as the premier next generation leader bringing technology solutions to
mission.

Contacts

Altamira Technologies Corporation
Andrew Mezzullo
Director
Marketing
& Communications
703-813-2129
andrew.mezzullo@altamiracorp.com
www.altamiracorp.com