BOSTON, March 1, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Salsify,the SaaS platform that powers the seamless creation and exchange of rich product content from brands to retailers, today announced its third STEM education event for Boston Public School students will be held on Friday, March 3. This event furthers the company's mission to contribute to increasing diversity and ensuring a strong pipeline of local STEM workers from schools in Boston. The ongoing program offers exposure in the fields of science, technology, engineering and math to help close the ever-growing skills gap in these fields.
Salsify will host middle school students from TechBoston Academy in Dorchester for a day of hands-on learning alongside employees to design, build and present prototypes of their own problem-solving software. The students will have the opportunity to present their innovations in a 'Shark Tank' style competition to a panel of judges who will select a winner. Judges include Rory Cudder, the Startup Manager for the City of Boston and Tim Smith, Director of Innovation Partnerships at the Boston Foundation. The initiative is a collaboration with Boston Public Schools, is endorsed by Boston's Mayor Martin J. Walsh and is a long-term investment in Boston's tech community.
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WHO: Salsify and TechBoston Academy
WHAT: STEM education event - a day-long field trip providing middle schools with hands-on STEM learning opportunities
WHEN: March 3, 2017 from 9:00am to 1:30pm ET; presentations of final products begins at 12:30pm
WHERE: Salsify, 3 Center Plaza, 3rd Floor, Boston MA 02108
Based in Boston, Salsify's SaaS-based Product Content Management platform powers the creation, management, and syndication of product content across the distributed commerce ecosystem. Salsify transforms product content management from an administrative burden into a driver of new revenue, increased productivity, and market share growth. For more information, please visit:http://www.salsify.com.