The Fermentation Experiential Learning for Women and Minority Youth program is a two-week, grant-funded residential program at Appalachian State University that uses hands-on food fermentation science training, research and classroom learning activities to encourage participants’ integration into science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) careers. The program is open to upper high school, vocational, junior and community college students.
Dates: June 17-28, 2024
Cost: This program is free for all participants. Stipends will be provided to support transportation, food and accommodation at Appalachian State University.
20 students will be selected for the inaugural program.
Student Life Instructor Position
- Dr. Folarin Oguntoyinbo, Principal Investigator
- Dr. Brett Taubman
- Mr. Daniel Parker
- Dr. Mark Robinson
- Dr. Tracie Salinas
This project is funded through the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Women and Minorities in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics Fields Program (WAMS).