Youth STEAM Summit



The 2022 Youth STEAM Summit was held July 29

at the Rocky Mount Event Center



Attendees learn about Elizabeth City State University
Attendees team up during the Robox-Sumo workshop










Many thanks to the STEAM Summit’s Sponsors and Partners

  • Black Family Land Trust Inc.
  • Center for Energy Education
  • CoBank
  • Elizabeth City State University
  • North Carolina A&T State University Cooperative Extension
  • North Carolina Sustainable Forestry Initiative
  • Southern Bank
  • Sustainable Forestry and Land Retention Project
  • The Roanoke Center
  • University of Mount Olive




STEAM Careers Infographic




The Sustainable Forestry and Land Retention Project helped organize the Youth STEAM Summit held July 25, 2019, at Roanoke Chowan Community College in Ahoskie, N.C. More than 80 middle and high school students from nearby communities participated.

Key Takeaways

  • STEAM majors are in high demand in the job market
  • Agriculture and natural resource jobs consist of a variety of STEM skill sets
  • African Americans, Hispanics and other minorities are underrepresented in STEAM careers
  • STEAM careers represent higher paying salaries

Photos from the 2019 Youth STEAM Summit