It’s New Year’s Eve and we’re getting ready to countdown to 2014 here at Stemettes HQ. Before the year is out, we’d like to share what we’ve been up to. Number 10 & Facebook HQ   Head Stemette was invited to speak at a Number 10 Policy Roundtable on ‘Women in Science’ and spoke about how the government, universities and schools might work together on a national campaign to make more Stemettes. On the same day she visited Facebook’s London HQ to talk about exciting things that the company might want to work on with the Stemettes – look out […]

It was Saturday afternoon, 7th December 2013 and about 40 girls, parents and Stemettes met at Makers Academy HQ, on London’s Silicon Roundabout (above Old Street Station). We had mince pies, Christmas tunes and six Big Stemettes who were there to share their journeys, stories and advice on careers in STEM. After registering everyone and handing out the usual networking activity sheets, we settled down on beanbags and computer chairs to hear from Raynee Keshav – a civil engineer at Galliford Try who worked on underground engineering at the Olympic Park Sophia Griffiths – a science communicator who is the […]