Zensar Partners with Ocean Discovery Institute on Youth STEM Programs
Press Release | 2 Aug 2018
San Diego, CA - August 2, 2018: Zensar, a leading digital solutions and technology services company that specializes in partnering with global organizations across industries on their Digital transformation journey, has partnered with the Ocean Discovery Institute (ODI) to help fund STEM initiatives in the San Diego region. Zensar attended a ceremony on July 23 , 2018 to present the Ocean Discovery Institute with a check to support their initiatives in City Heights. The reception provided an opportunity for the students of ODI to engage with Zensar engineers and learn more about careers in technology. Officials from the City of San Diego in attendance, included Council Member Barbara Bry, Deputy Chief of Staff to Mayor Kevin Faulconer, Felipe Monroig and Council Representative from the Office of Council Member Georgette Gomez, Kelvin Barrios.
Ocean Discovery Institute is a 501(c)3 nonprofit that uses science to empower young people from underserved urban communities to transform their lives, their community, and our world as scientific and conservation leaders.
Sandeep Kishore, Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director, Zensar stated, “We are delighted to be working with the Ocean Discovery Institute to support their youth STEM initiatives in City Heights. We strongly believe in supporting STEM and science education for students and recognize that today’s children are tomorrow’s future. As a corporate citizen of the San Diego area we are committed to giving back to the community and supporting local youth STEM initiatives.”
Shara Fisler, Executive Director, Ocean Discovery Institute of San Diego stated “Ocean Discovery Institute is very grateful for the generosity of Zensar. Our work to empower the next generation of STEM leaders is only possible through the passion and commitment of our supporters. We are thrilled to be able to include Zensar Technologies in this community of support and are excited for our students to see another example of how science and technology can make a difference in our world.”
Future programs between Zensar and the Ocean Discovery Institute include a STEM job shadowing initiative where students from the institute partner with Zensar’s technology associates to learn more about career paths in technology and experience a day in the life of Zensar’s technology focused associates.