(Author : Jack Byram)
The company has announced the expansion to help equip young people with technology skills.
Electronics giant Best Buy has announced that it will continue to up its effort to help underprivileged teens gain the skills required to pursue careers in the tech field. Part of this initiative includes a sixfold expansion of its already existing Teen Tech Centers.
The Teen Tech Centers offer opportunities to kids who otherwise might not have access to computers and teaches them skills that will allow them to pursue careers in STEM. Currently, there are 11 centers in the United States, but Best Buy hopes to expand that number to over 60 in the U.S., Canada and Mexico in the next three years.
“We’re committed to helping many more underserved youth pursue future carers through tech tools and training early on, along with the career-readiness skills that can help them realize their dreams,” Laura Bishop, Best Buy’s chief corporate responsibility and sustainability officer, said in a statement.
Source : psfk.com