Marvel Studios, UL (Underwriters Laboratories), Dolby Laboratories, National Academy of Science, Girl Scouts USA along with Hollywood’s El Capitan Theatre, are sponsoring a nationwide Marvel’s Thor The Dark World Ultimate Mentor Adventure in conjunction with the Nov. 8 release of the film.
This adventure aims to empower girls (14 years and up – in grades 9 – 12), to discover their potential and future in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM). Through the collaboration of Marvel, UL (Underwriters Laboratories), Dolby Laboratories, National Academy of Sciences and Girl Scouts USA, girls will have a chance to explore science and interview successful women in STEM fields. For more information, rules and how to apply, visit www.ultimatementoradventure.com.
“Marvel’s Thor The Dark World Ultimate Mentor Adventure is a chance to inspire a generation and by doing so, to change their future –and ours – for the better,” said Victoria Alonso, EVP, Visual Effects & Post Production, Marvel Studios.
Finalists will win a week long trip to California, provided by UL (Underwriters Laboratories) and Dolby Laboratories. The Ultimate Mentor Adventure will allow the finalists to meet incredible women in science (like Dolby Laboratory Senior Scientists), conduct interviews and be challenged to participate in experiments. It will also include interactive events and the ability to go behind-the-scenes. This whole adventure will be filmed.
On Friday, Nov. 8, the winners will conclude their excursion and be recognized at the Premiere Screening of their Ultimate Mentor Adventure documentary short. The video short will be shown at the El Capitan Theatre prior to a screening of Marvel’s Thor: The Dark World in Dolby® Atmos™ on opening day.