On Tuesday 12th February, at 7.05pm we began the official launch of the Stemettes. The room was packed with girls, students and women & men from across the STEM industry, eager to hear about the Stemettes, eat pancakes and get stuck in with the evening activities. Anne-Marie opened the event and was swiftly followed by Rob Johnson (@startuprob) of the Makers Academy, a part of the Forward Internet Group who spoke about his recent experience at a Tech Startup conference in the states, where he was one of very few men in the room. He found it awkward – and […]

A fortnight worth a thousand days

It’s nearly two weeks into the new year and so much has happened already. Since my Stemette early December post, and subsequent personal blog on new years resolutions, the outpouring of help and donations has been, at times overwhelming. The first Stemette Supporters Lopa Patel MBE has been an excellent help in suggesting women who could help out. Sonia Meggie has been brilliant support in connecting me with her network. Baroness Susan Greenfield has responded before most. Male sympathisers like Patrick Hussey, Raph Mokades and Rob Johnson have been extremely generous. I’m struggling to keep the Stemette supporters page up to […]