Media Alert: Samsung Shines Spotlight on Ninth Street School in Los Angeles to Celebrate Accomplishments of Girls in STEM

RIDGEFIELD PARK, N.J.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Samsung Electronics America, Inc.:

       
WHAT:

The Samsung emPOWER Tomorrow Awards and Showcase on September 2
honoring Ninth Street School in Los Angeles to highlight girls in
STEM. In order to remove the stigma that science is just for boys,
Samsung emPOWER Tomorrow is a national educational growth program
designed to stimulate STEM awareness and learning of 4th and 5th
grade girls from developing communities in the U.S. The September
2 event will specifically celebrate the 13 promising girls from
Ninth Street School who completed the Samsung emPOWER Program this
summer. The commemorative event will showcase the girls’
accomplishments in STEM through fun and interesting activities,
such as directing movies using computer coding and fashion
designing with electrical engineering.

 
Congressman Xavier Becerra of California’s 34th
Congressional District, and Ann Woo, director of corporate
citizenship at Samsung Electronics America, will be hosting the
event, and will be available for media interviews.
 
For media interested in registering for the event and for additional
information, please reach out to the PR contacts.
 
WHEN: Wednesday, September 2

1:45 – 2:15 pm PT: Awards Ceremony, during which the girls will be
acknowledged for their projects and learning at this time

5:00 – 5:45 pm PT: Exhibition of Projects, offering registered media
the opportunity to see the student accomplishments in electrical
engineering, computer programming, and computer science.
 
WHERE: Ninth Street Elementary School
835 Stanford Ave.
Los Angeles, CA 90021
 

About Samsung Electronics America, Inc.

Headquartered in Ridgefield Park, NJ, Samsung Electronics America, Inc.
(SEA), is a recognized innovation leader in consumer electronics design
and technology. A wholly owned subsidiary of Samsung Electronics Co.,
Ltd., SEA delivers a broad range of digital consumer electronics, mobile
products and wearables, wireless infrastructure, IT and home appliance
products. Samsung is the market leader for HDTVs in the U.S. and one of
America’s fastest growing home appliance brand. To discover more, please
visit www.samsung.com.

About Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. inspires the world and shapes the future
with transformative ideas and technologies, redefining the worlds of
TVs, smartphones, wearable devices, tablets, cameras, digital
appliances, printers, medical equipment, network systems, and
semiconductor and LED solutions. We are also leading in the Internet of
Things space through, among others, our Smart Home and Digital Health
initiatives. We employ 319,000 people across 84 countries with annual
sales of US $196 billion. To discover more, please visit our official
website at www.samsung.com
and our official blog at global.samsungtomorrow.com.

Contacts

PR:
Samsung Electronics America
Theresa Cha,
201-229-4000
tcha@sea.samsung.com
or
Laurie
Spindler-Jones, 201-229-4000
laurie.sj@sea.samsung.com