This blog post has been written by Alexandra Radu, 21 who won a Stemettes competition in partnership with BeyondConf, the conference for junior developers in 2015. Alex is studying BA Business Management and Publishing Media at University. Excited that I am going to @BeyondConf thanks to the wonderful @Stemettes!! #DigitalAddict pic.twitter.com/7Xw7zQJHxF — Alexandra Radu (@AlexandraMMR) November 18, 2015 On 23rd November 2015, I was fortunate enough to attend BeyondConf, in London. BeyondConf is a one-day conference for people who code. More than 600 developers join each other for a day filled with interactive workshops and inspiring talks. The speakers and workshop […]

The following post is based on a speech given at Stemettes’ 3rd birthday celebrations by Yasmine Dankwah, who is currently a Student to Stemette (STS) sherpee. STS aims to inspire young women into STEM careers by connecting them with a woman in industry who actively mentors them over the course of four months. The programme is supported by Deutsche Bank.  I joined Stemettes because I was generally interested in technology – however, my school’s main focus was engineering and medicine so they did not cater for this area of STEM. For me, applying for Student to Stemette was an opportunity […]

This blog post has been written by Hannah Phillips, 20 who attended the event, is an Outbox Incubator alumnus. She is the founder of 4wardz and writes regularly on Hannahs Heartbeat. On Thursday 28 January, Stemettes spent a day working with 1,800 girls across the UK at simultaneous events in Manchester, London, Newcastle, Dublin and Edinburgh. I was lucky enough to help out and spent my time in Manchester, with two of the Stemettes girls. We travelled up on the Thursday afternoon and whilst I painted my nails, my co-workers reviewed their plan of action together (I was there for moral support). We […]