Boeing has confirmed that it will invest in a
partnership with the Ayrton Senna Institute to boost STEM and
comprehensive education over the three next years.
The investment funds the Comprehensive Education
program, which will help more than 2 million school children and
youth with a quality education that builds the necessary skills
for the 21st century, not only to ensure proper school learning,
but also social emotional skills, such as collaboration, critical
thinking, logical thinking, creativity and communication, among
“In 25 years of history we have already
benefited over 26 million children and young people in Brazil and
we believe that through quality public education we can change
Brazil. It is important to note that in addition to ensuring the
full development of students, working with socio-emotional skills
also contributes to improving their performance in various
subjects, such as mathematics, for example,” said Viviane Senna,
President of the Ayrton Senna Institute.
This latest investment amounts to US$ 3 million
and expands Boeing’s commitment to Brazil while building on the
company’s existing collaboration with Ayrton Senna Institute.
In the last two years, Boeing and the
organization have offered coding classes and STEM training for 271
educators in 125 schools, reaching 4,453 students throughout
The program enables new generations to master multiple
languages, including computer and programming, thus promoting
Over the past 10 years Boeing has invested more
than USD 2 million in community projects in Brazil.
“Brazil has a well-deserved reputation for
innovation and technical leadership within the aerospace industry
and Boeing is committed to helping grow the next generation of
innovators and leaders,” said Marc Allen, Boeing’s president of
Embraer Partnership and Group Operations. “Boeing is pleased to
continue its partnership with the Ayrton Senna Institute with a
program that will have a significant impact in the lives of
millions of students.”
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