Connect a Million Minds is Time Warner Cable’s primary philanthropic initiative representing a national 5-year, $100 million initiative with $11 million earmarked for North Carolina. It primary mission is to inspire and engage young people to pursue careers and educational opportunities in science, technology, engineering and math or STEM. Each year, Time Warner Cable (TWC) invests $2.2 million in grants and in-kind support throughout Charlotte-Mecklenburg, Greensboro-Triad, Greater Triangle, Fayetteville and the Coastal areas.
In North Carolina TWC has created its own innovative STEM programs such as the Super Connector Search which spotlights TWC customers that are connecting young people in their communities to the wonders of STEM. TWC is also an effective partner with existing STEM programs such as N.C. Science and Engineering Fair and N.C. Science Olympiad. TWC employees volunteer their time at the competitions and work with individual schools to share their talents and passion for STEM.