Managing Stemette Jacquelyn wrote a post which has just gone live – check it out on their website. A couple weeks ago our friend at the Geekettes, Jess Erickson also highlighted us on the Guardian’s Women in Leadership site. Check what she said here.
It’s happened – the Stemettes are going visual with a brand new @Stemettes Instagram account. Follow us for behind the scenes shorts of where Team Stemettes is, weekly shots of Stemettes living life, picstitches and feedback from Little & Student Stemettes. We’ll also be revealing surprises and exciting news as it happens, so follow us to be the first in the know!
Spring Hack at Bloomberg Would you like to make an app (or game) for your mobile phone? Are you interested in computers? Come to the Stemettes Hack at Bloomberg! You will create an app – come along for just one day or do both (we recommend both)! No previous coding experience necessary. Done some coding before? Our experts will teach you how to create complex apps using HTML, CSS and JS. Win prizes! Food and Laptops provided – just bring yourself! Completely FREE, thanks to our wonderful sponsors Bloomberg, and their generous provision of a venue at their Central London offices. Sign […]
Anne-Marie has been given the 2014 FDM Everywoman in Technology Rising Star Award alongside some incredible women in technology. The Judges said she had the “the X-Factor and lit up the room as she walked in”. Congrats to all of the finalists! Here is the full list of Winners and their awards.
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 […]
Where: The Crystal building, One Siemens Way, Royal Victoria Docks, London E16 1GB. Nearest station is Royal Victoria DLR (via Canning Town station on Jubilee line). Leave the station and follow signs to the ‘Emirates Air Line’. The Crystal is a massive glass building. When: All day Saturday 23rd November – We’ll kick off at 10am and will be finished before 6pm. Workshops will run from 11am until 5pm. Lunch will be between 1pm and 2pm and we’ll have an afternoon break at 3.30pm. Don’t worry if you can only come part of the day – we’ll add you to […]
September is nearly over and as expected, we’ve been doing a lot of planning this month. There have also been a couple of highlights and lots of opportunities that have been sent to us. Check them out below – there’s a lot to get through! September roundup We kicked off September with a couple of appearances at Campus Party with the EU Commissioner for Innovation and Mozilla Foundation CEO Mark Surman. Head Stemette also joined a Women in Technology panel. Some of the girls who won tickets to Campus Party were there to witness it all – and of course […]
We’ve had a ball this August. Not only has the weather genuinely amazing, but we’ve also been able to get about 80 girls up and down the country coding over the Summer. We’d like to say a huge thank you to all of the Big Stemettes who have got stuck in this Summer – on our ‘Digital Literacy’ tour with UK Youth & Microsoft and at our big ‘Stemettes Hack the Barbican’ event. Also a huge thanks to our sponsors for each of these events. We’ve moved! New website It’s now stemettes.org More and more people want to join in […]
It’s been 6 months since the project kicked off and boy has a lot happened! Not only have we had a serious heatwave, with UK temperatures reaching their highest for 7 years and accompanying thunderstorms but we’ve also welcomed a few new arrivals (congrats Kate!) to the team. In addition to Sonia Meggie (Inspirational Stemette), Lydia Monnington & Fahran Wallace (Hackathon Stemettes) Jacquelyn Guderley & Sophie Drouet (Blogging Stemettes), Michelle Brook (Policy Stemette) and Debbie Jelenke (Event Stemette) we welcome Marily Nika (Uni Stemette) who will be working on our links with Universities. Here’s the lowdown on everything… Up next Summer Hack time! We’ve been planning a girls hackathon since the very beginning […]
I’d once again like to thank everyone who has got behind the Stemettes effort, from it’s humble beginnings in my new year’s blog post to all of the wonderful stuff detailed below. Thanks to the core Stemette team: Sonia Meggie – Inspirational Stemette Lydia Monnington & Fahran Wallace – Hackathon Stemettes Jacquelyn Guderley & Sophie Drouet – Blogging Stemettes Michelle Brook – Policy Stemette and Debbie Jelenke – Event Stemette but also thanks to all of you who have spread the word, told friends, wrote blog posts, helped at events, sat on panels and listened to me over a cup […]