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Cummins Promotes STEM in Global Celebrations of International Day of the Girl

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Cummins Inc. employees around the world commemorated the 10th anniversary of the International Day of the Girl recently with virtual and in-person events to highlight the importance of STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) education.

STEM education naturally integrates critical thinking and language skills that enrich a child’s education. Yet more can be done to make STEM accessible to more girls globally and provide diverse representation.

Each of Cummins’ key regions hosted activities the week of Oct. 10, many of which incorporated employees’ children or connected them with students in the community. One young girl in India who participated in a Cummins event said, “Today was another step in getting to know myself better and what I want for my future.”

Research indicates that girls with role models in STEM are more likely to pursue opportunities in these fields. All the Cummins events were…

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