Sony Electronics To Showcase KOOV Robotics Kit At Athena’s “#STEM ALL STARS” Night At Petco Park July 27

SAN DIEGO – July 17, 2017 – Athena, a San Diego-based business organization championing women executives and rising managers in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM), announced today that Sony Electronics will showcase its KOOV robotics kit at its “#STEM ALL STARS” night at Petco Park July 27.

Special discounted seats for that evening’s game between the Padres and the New York Mets are available at www.padres.com/GotStem.  

“We’re excited to support STEM professionals through this event, and the KOOV demos in the Athena VIP section will make it an even more memorable night for the whole family,” said Michiko Araki, Vice President of New Business Group at Sony.  

Brought to you by Sony Electronics in conjunction with Sony Global Education, KOOV is a robotics and coding educational kit made up of blocks, sensors, motors, actuators, and a companion app that teaches children core concepts about design, coding and robotics. The app also features a secure social space, where children can share their designs and code with other young inventors from around the world. While imparting the positive educational benefits of “tinkering,” KOOV allows users to stimulate their creativity and tap into their individuality. KOOV was created on the belief that STEM learning tools should be accessible to all children. Innovative to the field of education KOOV helps develop 21st Century Skills; creativity, critical thinking, collaboration and communication, helping children to acquire the kind of abilities they need for this ever-changing landscape. Koov is the all-in-one coding, robotics and design kit for the next generation of innovators.

Limited tickets are still available in the three Athena suites dedicated to STEM professionals in life science and technology as well as for North County innovators. Attendees can also purchase an Athena ALL STARS T-Shirt on its site with all proceeds going to the organization. All information is available online at www.athenasd.org 

Additional supporting partnership opportunities are available. Contact Elizabeth Laine at [email protected] or 858-481-0710 for more information.

Athena is a 501(c)(6) business organization based in San Diego. Athena specializes in professional development for women in STEM. Offerings include programs, mentoring, workshops, and the annual Pinnacle Industry Awards and scholarships for women in STEM (through the Athena Foundation).