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 […]

Birthday Blog!

We can’t believe it either. Wednesday 12th February was the Stemettes’ one year anniversary, and we held our 1st Birthday Party on Saturday 15th Feb, as many of you will know! When people look at us aghast when we say it has only been a year since we launched in Google Campus on Pancake Day last year, we feel that same sense of shock inside of us; it’s only that we’ve repeated the phrase, and had opportunity for the same reaction, so many times that we no longer externalise it. And as Anne-Marie often says – no one is more […]