Virtual field trips with Laurie Hernandez and friends


At KPMG, we believe learning unlocks a student’s potential. We recognize how disruptive the last year has been and that students have missed out on many traditional experiences.  To help support educators and engage students, we’ve created a series of virtual field trips with some recognizable leaders across sports, entertainment and business.  Our official guide for these field trips is KPMG Learning Ambassador and Olympic gold medalist, Laurie Hernandez.

As you’ll see, Laurie hosts virtual field trips across the east coast, west coast and all the way into space, featuring talent from many areas of our communities to provide "edutainment" for classrooms in 2021.  Laurie introduces students to thought leaders, academics and other influencers to discuss subject matter authentic to their passions and professions while taking classrooms on exciting virtual visits!
 


Trailer: KPMG Virtual field trips with Laurie Hernandez and friends

Join KPMG Learning Ambassador Laurie Hernandez and friends as they explore new experiences learning about a variety of different topics from basketball to acting, interstellar exploration, sustainability, creative writing, and more!

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Episode 1: More than a game with Seth Curry, Philadelphia 76ers Shooting Guard

While many of us are missing live events, we’ll give students a unique behind-the-scenes experience of a sports property and learn about all of the different careers that exist in the world of professional sports. 
 


Episode 2: Taking center stage with Hamilton's Krystal Joy Brown & Darnell Abraham

While the curtain is still closed and the theater lights are turned down, two Broadway stars will introduce students to the people behind the onstage characters and give an inside look into producing the critically acclaimed Broadway musical Hamilton.



Episode 3: A journey into space with Astronaut/Engineer and former NFL player, Leland Melvin

Deep space exploration is the final frontier and investment in space programs is accelerating progress for all mankind. Astronaut/Engineer Leland Melvin will give us a tour of the International Space Station and help students understand how math, science, and technology are essential to space exploration.


Episode 4: Creativity everyday with Laurie Hernandez


Now more than ever, youth are in need of inspiration.  From their virtual classrooms to their personal surroundings, we’ll show students how opportunities to spark their own creativity are everywhere. They will get an inside look at the places Laurie goes to source her inspiration for favorite activities like journaling, music making, and creative writing.



Episode 5: For the love of Earth with Crown Holdings, Inc., Sustainability Leader

Today’s youth care deeply about Mother Nature and creating a more sustainable, climate-friendly world. We’ll visit Crown Holdings to learn more about their beverage can manufacturing process and efforts to curb plastic consumption.  The episode will feature actionable takeaways that students can apply to their daily lives to take better care of our planet.


At KPMG, through our Community Impact efforts, we provide access to opportunities that empower everyone to become a lifelong learner. We know exploration and experiences are critical to a student’s learning journey. These virtual field trip experiences are meant to expose students to new ideas and help connect what they are learning in school to real-world professions, therefore opening their eyes to all the possibilities ahead of them.



Jennifer Flynn Dear
Managing Director,
Community Impact, KPMG US

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Episode 1: More than a game with Seth Curry, Philadelphia 76ers Shooting Guard

While many of us are missing live events, we’ll give students a unique behind-the-scenes experience of a sports property and learn about all of the different careers that exist in the world of professional sports. 


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