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2020 ECSTEM Sponsors

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Shanghai Hua Guo

Hua Guo was founded in Shanghai, China with a focus on audio-visual product creation and design for children's education laboratories and showrooms.  In recent years, Hua Guo has explored the field of early childhood education with a focus on STEM and serves as a liaison to Chinese government authorities and Universities, as well as early childhood education instiutions. 

Starting in 2017, Hua Guo partnered with ECSTEM International to train hundreds of early childhood educators in China to help them bring STEM curriculum to their classrooms, and to develop state of the art early childhood STEM laboratories across Shanghai.

We are very excited to be working ECSTEM International, bringing quality STEM opportunities to children across China!

The Samueli Foundation

The Samueli Foundation strives to create societal value by investing in innovative, entrepreneurial and sustainable ideas. We support endeavors that embody the following objectives:

  • Promote scholastic, technical, and creative exploration and achievement
  • Build a community of sharing, acceptance and altruism
  • Increase awareness, knowledge and opportunities
  • Enhance the quality of life of the underserved


LEGO Education

We are LEGO® Education. For more than 37 years we have been working with teachers and educational specialists like you to deliver playful learning experiences that bring subjects to life in the classroom and make learning fun and impactful. We have a wide range of physical and digital educational resources that encourage students to think creatively, reason systematically and release their potential to shape their own future.

Our solutions for teaching and hands-on learning inspire interest in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM), targeted at preschool, elementary and middle school. These are based on the LEGO® system for playful learning combined with curriculum-relevant material and digital resources. With educational sets, lesson plans and curriculum material, assessment tools and teacher training and support, we can help you meet your curriculum objectives and provide you with the tools you need to make learning inspiring, engaging and effective.

We believe that expanding knowledge and building academic and 21st century skills will create active, collaborative, lifelong learners. Together with educators, we aim to enable every student to succeed in education and be prepared for future life challenges.

Community Playthings

Community Playthings manufactures quality wooden furniture and educational play equipment for the early childhood through school age classroom. We help you to create an environment that welcomes children into a space of beauty, simplicity, and stability, where they can explore, discover and learn through play.  

Panda Restaurant Group, Inc.

Panda Restaurant Group, the world leader in Asian dining expereinces and parent company of Panda Inn, Panda Express and Hibachi-San, is dedicated to becoming a world leader in people development.  Whether trhough sharing good food with guests or providing opportunities for professional and personal growth with associates, all are embraced in a genuine family environment that is uniquely Panda.

 Los Angeles Zoo & Botanical Gardens

To serve the community, the Los Angeles Zoo will create an environment for recreation and discovery; inspire an appreciation of wildlife through exhibitry and education; ensure the highest level of animal welfare; and support programs that preserve biodiversity and conserve natural habitat.


The Los Angeles Zoo and Botanical Gardens opened on November 28, 1966. The Zoo is home to more than 1,400 mammals, birds, amphibians, and reptiles representing more than 270 different species, of which more than 58 are endangered. In addition, the Zoo’s botanical collection comprises several planted gardens and over 800 different plant species with approximately 7,000 individual plants. The Zoo receives nearly 1.8 million visitors per year and is owned and operated by the City of Los Angeles. The daily management of the Zoo is overseen by Interim Zoo Director Denise M. Verret. The Zoo is accredited by the Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA).


Designing meaningful, unstructured play experiences that capture the imagination, forge bond between children, and encourage self-discovery is what we live for.  It's behind every material and design choice.  Behind every routine and customer service reaction. Behind every partnership and strategic decision.