In 2009, Arkansas ranked #1 in the nation in childhood hunger. We are still on the journey of improvement. On the 19th of May, the Bentonville Mu Sigma team volunteered at a local urban farm that donates produce to not-for -profits serving to fight child hunger in Arkansas.
On the 11th of May, young enthusiasts from the Mu Sigma Detroit team joined hands with the Gleaners Community Food Bank of Southeastern Michigan to help bag over 10,000 pounds of food that is estimated to feed nearly 9,000 people in Southeast Michigan.
On the 4th of May, 7 members from the Mu Sigma Seattle team volunteered with the Washington Trails Association for trail maintenance of the Evans Creek Preserve. The Mu Sigma team helped fix drainage, repair erosion damage, install logs on the trail edge for retention, and replant vegetation to improve the trail.
"I'm solving problems for one of the world's largest auto makers and one of the world's largest airlines ... At 24, I don't think I would have gotten this opportunity anywhere else"
From joining Mu Sigma after his undergrad in mechanical engineering to being involved in machine learning projects for the innovation engine, Vishnu Ramakrishnan talks about his Mu Sigma journey.
Mu Sigma’s interdisciplinary learning program for students, muPathshala, was launched on the 24th of May at Inventure Academy. Enthusiastic kids were addressed by Sridhar Turaga, Mu Sigma’s Head of Innovation, who talked about the fascinating impact of data in a fast changing world. Through muPathshala, Mu Sigma aims to make high school students future ready for a hyper-competitive world, by equipping them with the right skillset and mindset.