On the 31st July, the Stemettes invited 61 girls aged 13 years old and above to a career panel event with seven amazing women in STEM. We spent the afternoon at The Cheesegrater in London, learning about STEM careers from industry role models. Attendees rated the event 8.3 out of 10 overall.  98% of attendees stated they would come to a Stemettes event again.   98% of attendees had an increased awareness of STEM options. 98% of attendees shared their perception of STEM improved.  We were joined by an amazing panel, where they spoke about their career journey, and the girls […]

We partnered with KPMG in July to run a Stemettes meet up. We invited young women in their second or final year of university to find out what a day-in-the-life is like working in Technology. We spoke to six women (Anya Osen, Stephanie Gooch, Farida Elwakeel, Lydia Levy, Rachael Hamilton and Tess Harwood) about their careers and how they got to where they are now. One attendee explained that ‘Everyone was very nice, the information given from the panel was very helpful! We learnt a lot of new things, and I will be considering a career in tech. My confidence […]

Stemettes Agile Certification Academy with QA and Schroders returns in February 2020. Over 4 days, you’ll work towards a professional Agile certification from QA which can be used on your CV, LinkedIn and personal profiles. You’ll have a new skillset that can open doors for you across industry at Agile enabled companies. Agile is a fantastic skillset to have when approaching projects and problem-solving, but can also prove lucrative. You’ll be completing the ICAgile Foundation Certificate, whilst being connected to Agile professionals from the Technology department at financial firm Schroders. Learn more about Agile Certification Academies with QA and apply today here.

Stemettes partnered with ITV on June 20th. We introduced a range of STEM activities to an enthusiastic group of young women. Later on in the day, the girls put their programming skills to the test to create a website. Their websites were reviewed by ITV’s judges. Prizes were awarded to each winner by ITV. In terms of impact… Attendees rated the day 9 out of 10 81% had increased their knowledge of STEM careers 81% had increased their STEM awareness 79% had an increased positive perception of STEM Ready, set, present!! We enjoyed amazing presentations.🙌🏻👏🏽💪🏿 A massive thank you to […]

Mahek Vara was 16 years old when she began to code, and over the last two years, she has helped more than 78,000 children do the same. She saw that children who attended government schools in India were not receiving a 21st-century education; they were not learning digital skills and were not able to use a computer. Mahek decided that she should do something about it. Mahek herself had been inspired by so many strong role models in technology including Dr Anne Marie and her setup of the Stemettes and the programs such as Student to Stemette that she was […]

Stemettes partnered with Deutsche Bank to enable five UK students to attend the largest gathering of #womeninTech at the Grace Hopper Conference 2019. Becky, a first-year student of BSc Computer Science, is one of our STEMazing winners from our mentorship programme, Student to Stemette. Her aims for attending were the following:    I’m hoping to gain a once in a lifetime experience to be surrounded by successful women and to become extremely motivated in pursuing my career in STEM        Gain more knowledge concerning the field of Computing        I’d also be looking to build a […]

Stemettes partnered with Deutsche Bank to enable five UK students to attend the largest gathering of #womeninTech in the world for the fourth year running! The Grace Hopper Celebration of 2019 did not disappoint. Hadiyah, a first-year student of Mathematics at the University of Bath, is one of our STEMazing winners from our mentorship programme, Student to Stemette. Her aims for attending were the following:    Gather more knowledge on careers in Computing        Attend a variety of sessions so she can be guided into which modules to select in her 2nd year of Uni        […]

Stemettes partnered with Deutsche Bank to enable five UK students to attend the largest gathering of #womeninTech – The Grace Hopper Celebration of  Women in Computing! Ayushi, a degree apprentice at KPMG, is one of our STEMazing winners from our mentorship programme, Student to Stemette. Her aims for attending were the following:     I am hoping to talk to many other women in STEM and hear their experiences into how they got on their journey.         It would help me gain a bit of confidence to hear empowering stories which I could also share with other […]

Stemettes partnered with Deutsche Bank to enable five UK students to attend the largest gathering of #womeninTech – The Grace Hopper Celebration of  Women in Computing!   Akua, a recent Makers Academy Bootcamp Graduate who now works as a Software Engineer, is one of our STEMazing winners from our mentorship programme, Student to Stemette. Her aims for attending were the following:    A friutful network and lifelong friendships.         Practical tools to take back to work that I can implement to help us work better.        More confidence.         Different perspective and […]

Stemettes partnered with Deutsche Bank to enable five UK students to attend the largest gathering of #womeninTech at the Grace Hopper Celebration 2019. Vanessa, a second year student of Mathematics at Imperial College London, is one of our STEMazing winners from our mentorship programme, Student to Stemette. Her aims for attending were the following: Inspiration from meeting so many amazing and successful women who are doing so well in STEM Since getting to university I have become more and more aware that there is more to STEM than I had first anticipated and that most people even know about so […]