It’s not everyday we co-host an event for 300 girls. In fact we never have and so it was with a mix of excitement and anticipation that we walked into the huge Sage Gateshead on the morning of Friday 16 January. Accenture, our fantastic co-host had wanted to put on the largest tech event for girls in the UK and with over 300 girls registered and confirmed, they had certainly done it. The impressive backdrop of the Sage venue was matched by an impressive array of workshop providers, demos and industry professionals – each aiming to inspire, motivate and excite […]

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 […]

On a crisp Saturday morning, the Stemettes descended on The Crystal building in Docklands – a building dedicated to Siemen’s Future Cities Initiative, who were to host us for the entire day. Across the building ten STEM workshops had been set up. The girls were divided into groups and spent the day rotating around these workshops: 1. Siemens Train of the Future This exhibit houses a life-size sample ‘train of the future‘ designed by Siemens and a number of information pods around a fake ‘station’. The girls were able to play a game provided by train marketers CBS Outdoor and […]