Growth The Northeast Florida Regional STEM2 Hub (The STEM2 Hub) is a not-for-profit entity solely dedicated to accelerating the growth of STEM2 initiatives (and measured outcomes) in the Northeast Florida region. More Careers THE STEM2 Hub provides the essential, missing elements for Northeast Florida to accelerate quickly the percent of Northeast Florida students choosing STEM2 careers. Regional Work The region includes 7 of the 67 Florida counties (Baker, Clay,Duval, Flagler, Nassau, Putnam, and St. Johns). Mission Statement “We convene, inspire, and invest in the STEM2 field by providing the essential missing elements to accelerate the growth of STEM2 education and careers.” Growth Rate Over the past decade, jobs in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) have grown at a rate three times faster than non-STEM2 job. Next Decade Momentum will continue over the next decade as STEM2 jobs will grow at a staggering rate of 17%! Minorities Minorities and women are underrepresented in STEM2 fields, leaving a staggering amount of economic potential on the table. Unfilled Jobs By 2018 1 million computer science jobs will go unfilled by US workers.