STEMBoard creates technologies that help advance our nation and its citizens. We believe in Integrity, Innovation and Inclusion.
We seek to improve society through systematic innovation and by attracting, nurturing and developing the world’s emerging brilliance.
Our team brings together bright minds from a variety of backgrounds. We deliver high-quality solutions, on time and on budget.
STEMBoard’s leadership team has engineering and development experience creating smart systems and software solutions for defense and enterprise clients. The team’s skill sets include web application development, high-performance computing and large system simulation.
STEMBoard knows how to help companies better understand data inside and outside of their organizations. This ranges from data visualization to data analytics that provide a breadth of insight for decision-making that saves money and improves efficiency.
As a minority owned and operated company, STEMBoard believes in the power of a diverse workforce. We are advocates for talented professionals from all backgrounds and champions for organizations looking for top-notch talent with the qualifications needed to outpace the competition.
The engineers and programmers of STEMBoard have expertise in a range of technologies, from mobile web development to low-level device programming. Our core competency is in real-time situational awareness applications that span the Cyber and C4ISR paradigms. In many cases, our technology stacks leverage our knowledge in cloud computing and big-data processing for use with massively scalable databases.
We are composed of aerospace and defense engineers that have led innovative and disruptive change within the Federal Government. Our team has spearheaded the architectures for the first tactical cellular base-stations deployed to Afghanistan, demonstrating that real-time biometric with the use of wearable devices is possible, and reducing the size, weight, power and cooling of Cloud processing by leveraging bleeding-edge stream processors.
STEMBoard is an Economically Disadvantaged Woman and Minority-Owned Small Business.
Creating transformational technologies means developing talent from all walks of life.
Aisha co-founded STEMBoard in 2013. Previously, she spent several years as a researcher at the NASA Ames Research Center, where she conceived and implemented programs encouraging students to pursue careers in science and technology. In addition to her work at STEMBoard, Aisha is a member of the NASDAQ Young Executive Advisory Board, the National Society of Black Engineers and the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics. Aisha holds a B.S.E. in aerospace engineering and an M. Eng. in space systems engineering, both from the University of Michigan.
John co-founded STEMBoard in 2013. Prior to STEMBoard, he was co-founder and chief technology officer at APX Labs, a leader in augmented reality software and mobile solutions. John brings vast experience in working with the U.S military, government and private sectors. John is a recipient of the ESGR Patriot Award for his compassion and support of the guard and their families. He holds bachelor’s and master’s degrees in computer engineering from the Rochester Institute of Technology.
Robert comes to STEMBoard with decades of experience in the defense and private sectors, most recently as chief strategy officer at APX Labs. Previously, Robert served as Deputy Under Secretary of Defense for Military Community and Family Policy, where he oversaw policy and advocacy for more than two million service members and their families. Robert is a graduate of the United States Military Academy at West Point and holds a master’s degree in public policy from Princeton University.
Jarvis serves as the Director of Education for STEMBoard where he leads STEM education programming, institutional research and evaluation. Prior to joining STEMBoard, he was the Academic Director, Director of Education Programs and President/Chief Education Officer of the Level Playing Field Institute in Oakland, California. He holds a master's and doctorate degree in Nuclear Science and Engineering from Cornell University and a bachelor’s degree in Physics from Southern University, a historically black college.
With nearly a decade of experience in education and human resources, Gamaliel leads STEMBoard’s relationships with its academic partners. Gamaliel is a project manager for the aerospace education project at NASA's Langley Research Center, where he also helped develop curricula for its distance-learning program. Gamaliel holds a PhD in instructional design and technology from Old Dominion University, from which he also holds a master’s degree in education.
Erika brings to STEMBoard a commitment to engineering and education, having managed technical projects in both private and public sectors. Erika holds a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering from Southern University A&M College and a master’s degree in engineering management from Old Dominion University
Kyle brings a decade of experience in web and application development to STEMBoard, where he serves as lead developer. Kyle is president and CTO of Quantum Endeavors LLC, which provides user interface design and web service development for government prime contractors in the Washington, D.C. area. He holds a bachelor’s degree in computer science from Duke University
Kitt is a passionate storyteller who leads STEMBoard’s press and public relations outreach. A two-time Emmy-nominated producer and NAACP Image Award winner, Kitt has produced stories for CBS News, CNN and CURRENT TV. She has since worked with broadcast and C-suite executives to shape content and branding. Kitt holds a bachelor's degree in French literature from UCLA and a master’s degree in communications from San Francisco State University.
Tasneen is committed to the betterment of STEMBoard's Hack
Susan is a co-founder of Millennium Engineering and Integration. She was instrumental in helping Millennium establish, promote and improve its systems and engineering processes. She started her career as an Air Force officer and has had an extensive career as a systems engineer space and missile defense programs in the disciplines of integration and test, program management, and safety and mission assurance. Susan holds a bachelor’s degree in biomedical engineering.
STEMBoard teamed with the Center for Defense and Homeland Security at Fayetteville State University to help lead the Navy's Navy Next Generation Outreach and Recruitment Initiative.Learn More
STEMBoard supports Rocket Fuel “Gives Back” STEM program designed specifically for Hispanic girls in grades 3 to 5 from East Palo Alto, Calif. elementary schools.Learn More
For the second-straight year, STEMBoard will host a camp designed to give students hands-on exposure to the engineering fields.Learn More
The mission of the Black Men Teaching (BMT) Program is to recruit Black male tenth and eleventh grade students to enroll in FSU's Teacher Education Program by providing them with mentoring and academic support.Learn More
Each year we host free, comprehensive camps that introduce students from underrepresented backgrounds to an array of engineering disciplines. In 2015, STEMBoard is organizing four camps in three countries.
“...diversity efforts are worthwhile, but would be more effective if they were led by technical workers...”
- Aisha Bowe, Co-Founder and CEO
Approved for participation in the Department of Defense (DoD) Mentor-Protégé Program, STEMBoard is proud to continue its track record of delivering innovations to the warfighter in a timely and efficient manner.
The DoD Mentor-Protégé Program is the pre-eminent program within the Federal government for the transformation of a small business firm with high potential to a firm able to perform well as a prime contractor or subcontractor. Established in 1991, the program helps small disadvantaged businesses (Protégés) compete for prime and subcontract awards by partnering with large companies (Mentors) under individual, project-based agreements. The program is a way to share best practices, enhance skill sets, technology and opportunities for small businesses.
As of February 2015, there were 66 active Protégé Agreements within the Department of Defense.
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