Stemettes hosted a series of online events featuring inspirational talks about STEM at four different schools across the UK: Harris Girls’ Academy East Dulwich, Millburn Academy, North Ormesby Primary Academy, and Rushden Academy. The events were attended by 265 young people and non-binary persons, with 75% saying they want to take part in another Stemette event. Events ranged from talks from Stemettes alumni about their journey in STEM to sessions with aviation professionals sharing their experience. Participants rated the events 7.5 out of 10: 93% reported that the way they see STEM had improved. 93% reported that their understanding of […]

On 26 November, the Department for Transport and Stemettes held an online panel discussion with women in aviation to increase awareness of this STEM career path. Seven amazing aviation role models joined in the discussion from industry, entrepreneurship and academia. 2670 young women and non-binary people joined across YouTube, Twitter or Facebook. Those who attended rated the panel 9.1 out of 10. 100% are now more aware of STEM-related careers 90% now see STEM in a better light 88% have learned something new about STEM 88% now feel more confident in their STEM abilities 82% now feel more connected to […]

With the pandemic leaving half-term holidays looking very different this year, Stemettes stepped in to put on 2020 October Explore. It was a free and fun-filled 3-week event, partnering with industries like cyber security, mining and insurance. Weeks one and two offered six online and Instagram Live sessions for Stemettes to learn something new, try activities and meet STEM role models. Each session was followed by speed networking. Stemettes heard from industry experts about their jobs, and got tips for networking and overcoming obstacles. From week one and two Explore Stemettes, 60% had never attended a Stemettes event before. What […]

To celebrate Ada Lovelace Day on October 13th 2020, G-Research and Stemettes visited schools across the UK to increase the students’ STEM awareness and perception. Stemettes were joined virtually by 123 students across year 9, 10 and 11. They came from schools in: Chertsey, Leicester, Northamptonshire, Coventry and West Yorkshire. 12 women from STEM industry, academia and entrepreneurship tuned into classrooms to inspire students to think about a future in STEM. What did the students think? Students rated the Summit 8.2 out of 10 94% have learned something new about STEM 86% now feel more confident in their STEM abilities […]

We partnered with TD Securities for a week-long Leadership Academy running from 22nd – 26th June 2020 for girls and non-binary people aged 16 or over. A total of 158 unique young people attended the events over the week! This was our first ever virtual academy, ran entirely on Microsoft Teams which meant that we had a global reach and were able to welcome loads of young women to the events. Each day had a different theme, and we closed the academy with a graduation ceremony and mini panel with TD Securities role models on Friday. After each one hour […]