Stemettes are proud to announce that Anne-Marie Imafidon, our ‘Head Stemette’ has been awarded an MBE for services to Young Women and STEM Sectors as part of the 2017 New Years Honours List, aged 27. Anne-Marie is our CEO and has led the Stemettes team since she launched the award-winning organisation back in February 2013 – to inspire and build up the pipeline of young women going into STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering & Maths) careers, after discovering the falling numbers going into her industry. Anne-Marie said she was ‘surprised’ and ‘honoured’ to be included. “It’s a well done and thank […]

A couple of weeks ago we received a curious email from a special somewhere and all of Stemettes HQ got really excited. Head Stemette had been invited by the Duke of York to meet the Queen and Duke of Edinburgh at a special reception for the UK Technology Industry being held at Buckingham Palace.   So, one H&M dress, Zara necklace and trip to the hairdresser later, here’s Head Stemette meeting Her Majesty the Queen! She actually worked as an engineer during World War 2, so technically she’s an Engineering Stemette. Here’s to all royal Stemettes everywhere and to the […]

Following on from the success of the Stemettes Launch in February, it was time to delve a bit deeper into STEM careers for girls. At the first ever Stemettes Panel, held in the Charles Darwin House on the 7th March, we had sitting before us eight women and one man. They were there to share their thoughts, their experiences, their lessons learnt and their goals, demystifying the world of Girls in STEM. Head Stemette Anne-Marie Imafidon kicked off the evening by introducing the “wonderful women” we had sitting before us, before passing on to our host for the evening – Dr. […]