Day of Design directly connects corporations to students, engaging them in
collaborative problem solving and other fundamental STEM skills development
through community-oriented missions tailored to the sponsor’s business.
99% of CEOs believe critical thinking & problem solving skills are highly relevant
But only 16% say it is easy to find candidates with those skills.
of educators report not having access to all the tools they need to nurture creative problem-solving skills.
Pioneering companies realize they must invest early in multi-year efforts to develop their longer-term STEM talent pipeline.
Day of Design’s core components work together to differentiate it from other STEM talent solutions.
Configured to the sponsoring company’s business,
offering a customized experience while maintaining quality standards and effortless implementation.
Grounded in education and youth development best practices,
incorporating project-based learning, community-oriented problem solving, and mentorship
Designed to create an occasion for employee engagement,
offering a range of opportunities for employees to use their skills and experiences to mentor students
Local corporations in Houston, Texas work with Klein Independent School District students to build prototypes for flood prevention
Hurricane Harvey struck Texas in August 2017 affecting 13 million people in the greater Houston metro area, while destroying 12,700 homes and damaging 190,300 more.
Day of Design launched the Water Warriors Mission, challenging students to create prototypes that could prevent homes from flooding.
On January 19th, 10 teams competed in the final round hosted at PBK headquarters and presented their prototype to a panel of judges including Google, National Weather Service, and PBK Architects.