STEAMConnect is a grassroots organization based in San Diego that convenes the education community, nonprofits, industry and policymakers and provides STEAM resources and best practices to further the STEM and STEAM movements across the US. It produces quarterly Full STEAM Ahead networking events, an annual conference and the biweekly STEAMBrief newsletter. STEAMConnect was co-founded by UCSD Extension and KDR PR in 2012.