TYSONS CORNER, VA June 4, 2015 — ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday on Lockheed Martin‘s (NYSE: LMT) Stephanie Hill urging industry leaders to do more to engage and encourage youngsters into taking up science, technology, engineering and mathematics subjects and considering STEM careers to help fill the burgeoning demand for STEM talent.
“We also need our manufacturing workforce to have a strong foundation in these fields, ” Hill, vice president and general manager of Lockheed Martin’s information systems and global solutions-civil business, told attendees of the recent Tennessee Valley Corridor Summit.
“Our workforce is going to have to be better educated than it ever has been.”
She indicated that some 1.2 million of 8 million STEM-related jobs in 2018 are projected to go unfilled due to talent shortage.
Hill was inducted into Executive Mosaic’s Wash100 for 2015 for her leadership in STEM advocacy.
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