Lockheed Martin, a global security and aerospace company, believes that future success and ability to engineer a better tomorrow depends on a constant supply of highly trained, highly capable technical talent. The company has long been committed to supporting women in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) fields in its own business, as well as through STEM education programs. Japan, one of Lockheed Martin's largest markets, faces a serious shortage of female talents in STEM careers and education.
APCO was appointed by Lockheed Martin to address this issue in a unique and creative way by launching the Girls' Rocketry
Challenge (GRC), Lockheed Martin's first STEM education initiative in Japan. The initiative aims to encourage female students to explore their curiosity in STEM, utilizing model rocketry as a hands-on approach to scientific experimentation and practical application of theoretical knowledge outside of the