Category: Children & Youth

Emerging Leader of the Year: Rosa Nemec, GE Aviation

Rosa Nemec, a GE design engineer, leads the Year of the Girl program, introducing fourth- and sixth-grade girls to STEM-related fields using fun projects.

Each year, the Association of Fundraising Professionals presents awards to several individuals or organizations at its National Philanthropy Day Luncheon… Rosa Nemec is in her sixth year of running the Year of the Girl program. It introduces girls in fourth through sixth grade to STEM-related fields and encourages their interest in STEM disciplines.

Elementz sees a bright future

Elementz dancers

Abdullah Powell, creative director at Elementz, Cincinnati’s urban arts and hip-hop youth center, came to the University of Cincinnati from Columbus with the intention of being a computer engineer. Behind the scenes, though, another interest kept tugging at him.