SJSIP is best positioned, across a broad range of industry sectors, to align STEM-skill preparedness and retraining with the ever-changing, workforce demands of the future.


Our Mission

To grow and align assets and efforts to develop,, implement, replicate and take to scale evidence-based, interdisciplinary innovations that will better prepare all learners within the region for the 21st. Century's rapidly evolving STEM economy.

"If I didn’t have an opportunity for a business challenge with a positive impact for society... I wouldn’t be here today."

...Chuck Robbins, Chief Executive Officer of Cisco Systems


What We've Achieved

  • South Jersey STEM and Innovation Partnership (SJSIP) is the 56th. recognized ecosystem in the U.S. and Canada.

  • The South Jersey STEM & Innovation Partnership has been selected by the New Jersey STEM Pathways Network for a matching Advancement Grant in the amount of $30,000 to support two Internet of Things (IoT) Hackathons.

Pavithra (Pavi) Lakshminarayan Creator & Chief, Mindbyte LLC

Pavithra (Pavi) Lakshminarayan
Creator & Chief, Mindbyte LLC

Operations Lead

Pavi leads the operations of the South Jersey Innovation and STEM Partnership with all activities aligned with the consortium’s strategic intents and plan.