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STEM Education in North America

Inspiring future leaders

BASF knows the importance of engaging young students in science at an early age. Through inspirational programs, we provide hands-on learning that helps today’s students become the innovators and leaders of the future.

With volunteers and partnering with community institutions, chemistry is explored by children from all walks of life.  


Students ages 4 to 18 have
participated in a BASF STEM program.


BASF volunteers led
Approximately 25%

of programming and outreach 

STEM Education programs

BASF’s award-winning, hands-on STEM education programs inspire young minds and shape the future of our industry.  

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Community Champions

The Chemical Educational Foundation celebrates BASF employees on International Day of Women and Girls in STEM.



2018 – Outstanding Corporate Support Award from the Louisiana Association of Museums (LAM)

2017 –  North American PR Excellence Award for Science Education

2017 – Salute to Excellence Award – Detroit Section - American Chemical Society (ACS)

2017 – Community Service Award from Girl Scouts Heart of the Hudson for exemplary service
for Girl Scouts

2016 – Kids X-Press Touch The Sky Dream Big Corporate Award for unwavering commitment
and dedication to promoting education and growth of children everywhere through science

2016 – Greater Baton Rouge Industry Alliance Inc. - “Most Valuable Plant” for participation in the
craft workforce development program and commitment to partnering with River Parishes
Community College in implementing TECH Academy

2014 – Salute to Excellence Award - North Jersey Section - American Chemical Society (ACS)

2013 – ADP Community Impact Award – American Heart Association

2012 – SOCMA (The Society of Chemical Manufacturers & Affiliates) Educational Outreach Award

2012 – PRSA (Public Relations Society of America) Award for Excellence in Science Education (NJ Chapter)

Molly Borst
Molly Borst
Manager of STEM Education