Believe in Ohio is a free, comprehensive, experiential learning STEM, entrepreneurship, and innovation program for Ohio high school students that was collaboratively developed by The Ohio Academy of Science (OAS) and Entrepreneurial Engagement Ohio (EEO).
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The success of the Believe in Ohio program is built on preparing students to meet the demands of the labor market in a time of rapid technological change and industry disruption. Today’s students will need to be prepared with strong STEM backgrounds and the opportunity to apply this learning with an entrepreneurial mindset.
Funded by the State of Ohio, this program has successfully reached more than 10,000 students from more than 150 high schools across every part of Ohio. These students successfully completed nearly 8,000 STEM Commercialization and STEM Business Plans, with more than $1.2 million in awards and scholarships to Ohio colleges and universities.
The Ohio Academy of Science is a membership based, volunteer driven, not-for- profit organization and the leading organization in Ohio to foster curiosity, discovery, and innovation and to unite all who value education, science, engineering, technology, or their applications, for the benefit of society. For more information, visit their website - www.ohiosci.org
Entrepreneurial Engagement Ohio is a not-for-profit corporation that promotes student and community awareness as to the challenges and opportunities the innovation economy will present in the future. In addition, it provides educational programs and materials to help develop the entrepreneurial, economic, business and scientific literacy and 21st Century skills that will be needed in the future, such as Believe in Ohio’s “Introduction to the Innovation Economy of Ohio” online courses. For more information, visit their website at www.eeohio.org/eeohio_site