11.7 APS, Mercedes-Benz Celebrate National STEM Day with Launch of "No Limits" Initiative

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                     

November 7, 2019

 

APS, Mercedes-Benz Celebrate National STEM Day with Launch of “No Limits” Initiative

 

ATLANTAMercedes-Benz USA in conjunction with Mattel and the National Girls Collaborative Project, will kick off the national No Limits initiative with Atlanta Public Schools for National STEM Day.

 

The No Limits initiative aims to challenge gender stereotypes in children, especially young girls. Thousands of APS first grade students will participate in interactive assemblies designed to inspire them to think outside of the box when it comes to career aspirations.

 

Schools holding No Limits interactive assemblies include:

 

  • Harper-Archer Elementary School (3399 Collier Drive, NW)
  • Hollis Innovation Academy (225 James P. Brawley Drive, NW)
  • Agnes Jones Elementary School (1040 Fair Street, NW)

 

WHO:         Mercedes-Benz and Atlanta Public School students

WHAT:        Mercedes-Benz USA, in conjunction with Mattel and the National Girls Collaborate Project, will launch their national “No Limits” initiative in honor of National STEM Day, with interactive assemblies at several APS elementary schools.

WHEN:       Friday, November 8 | 10 – 10:30 a.m.

 

WHERE:      Harper-Archer Elementary School (3399 Collier Drive, NW)

                    Hollis Innovation Academy (225 James P. Brawley Drive, NW)

                    M. Agnes Jones Elementary School (1040 Fair Street, NW)

 

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