The National STEM Honor Society™ (NSTEM™) Announces Dr. Jose Morey, M.D, as its Newest Advisory Council Member
(Newsport News, VA) – It is with great excitement that the National STEM Honor Society™ (NSTEM™) announces Dr. Jose Morey, M.D., CEO and Founder of Ad Astra Media LLC and Eisenhower Fellow with the 2020 ZHI-XING Fellows Program as the newest addition to the NTSEM™ Advisory Council.
- NSTEM™ believes Dr. Morey’s extensive experience with bringing STEM education to underrepresented groups will be a valuable asset to our team of influential leaders.
- His medical expertise offers great career-building insights for our members and makes him a remarkable role model.
- NSTEM™ is thrilled to be among the prominent organizations — NASA, Forbes, MIT, UVA, the White House Office of Science and Technology, and the US-Polish Alliance for Innovation — Dr. Morey serves and advises.
- Through this partnership, NSTEM™ and Ad Astra Media will be able to reach a broader audience and make STEM education and resources available to underserved communities, helping reduce educational inequality.
Morey’s Ad Astra Media is “a STEAM media and edutainment company seeking to renew a faith in facts and reason and uplift underserved and minority communities by providing scientific role models in science, technology, engineering, art and math (STEAM) to which they can aspire.”
The mission of the National STEM Honor Society™ aligns perfectly with Dr. Morey’s vision and accomplishments for the Latinx community. With his help and experience, NSTEM™ can accelerate its mission to empower and serve students From K to Career™ in STEM fields.
National STEM Honor Society™ Founder, Eric Magers, believes that the key to leveling the playing field in STEM involves engaging kids from the start, ensuring all demographics are represented. Similarly, Ad Astra Media aims to foster an excitement for STEAM (science, technology, engineering, art, and mathematics) at an early age, especially in the younger Latinx community, through positive role models and bilingual edutainment content. Ad Astra Media encourages students to explore STEAM and its possibilities and eventually pursue a career in this rapidly growing job field.
“We believe that STEM needs to start early, from the very start. And to continue through all levels of education and into rewarding careers that can change the trajectory of people’s lives…as it did mine.” – Ken Hecht, President of NSTEM™
With the demand for STEM careers on the rise, we must reach students from the start and light the “match” that will ignite their passion for STEM. We are delighted to have Dr. Morey join us on our journey; his work with underrepresented students adds tremendous value to our organization, and his service to a plethora of causes reflects his passion for STEM. As we welcome the incredible Dr. Morey to our organization, NSTEM™ looks forward to collaborating with him on upcoming projects and achieving new accomplishments together!
About Ad Astra Media LLC (www.adastrasteammedia.com)
Ad Astra Media aspires to uplift underserved and minority communities by combining education and entertainment to better connect with the future Einsteins of the world. Ad Astra Media believe that providing younger generations with STEAM role models, opportunities, and edutainment, it will encourage people to explore the various career paths in STEAM. Ad Astra Media’s several partnerships with organizations (like NSTEM™) help it create bilingual edutainment and make that content available to underserved communities.
About NSTEM™: National Stem Honor Society™ (www.nstem.org)
Our mission is to inspire innovation and recognize student excellence from K to Career™ in the fields of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics. The National STEM Honor Society™ (NSTEM™) was founded in 2017 in response to the growing demand for innovative science, technology, engineering, and mathematics in (STEM) education. We foster a passion for STEM in students From K to CareerT™, inspiring them to pursue these subjects as careers and as lifelong interests.
Written by Lucy Reid & Anushka Levaku