During Coronavirus lockdown we’ve been reminiscing about our Stemettes Future Summit. Our summits took place in both Chester and London in July 2019, and we hosted 200 attendees. On 13th July we hosted our second summit in London. We invited 150 girls and split them into under 8s, 8-12 and 13-18 year old groups.   Day-long event to inspire and equip girls and young women for technical careers across academia, industry and entrepreneurship. A packed schedule of STEM workshops, panels and talks featuring role models of all ages. Stemettes Future Summit: London Under 8s FeedbackOverall rated the day 9.25 out of […]

During Coronavirus lockdown we’ve been reminiscing about our Stemettes Future Summit. Our summits took place in both Chester and London in July 2019, and we hosted 200 attendees. On July 11th 2019, in partnership with Bank of America we hosted the first Stemettes Future Summit in Chester. We were joined by 50 girls from local schools, including the Catholic High School Chester and Co-op Academy Bebington. The girls rated Stemettes Future Summit: Chester 8.9 out of 10.  Day-long event to inspire and equip girls and young women for technical careers across academia, industry and entrepreneurship. Stemettes Future Summit: Chester Feedback The […]

The following post is written by Katie, 13, who won a prize at our Food, Coding, Weekend event, part of which was a work experience tour at Bank of America Merrill Lynch. Food, Coding, Weekend was a codeathon event run in partnership with Bank of America Merrill Lynch on 8 & 9 October 2016 with a ‘Food Waste’ theme to tie in with World Food Day. In October 2016, I attended the Stemettes Food, Coding, Weekend and had an amazing time. I made new friends and learnt Python. My team’s app, Beleaf, won the people’s choice prize – a lunch […]

Leonie is a freelance chef and food writer, with a particular passion for building confidence in girls. At our Food, Coding, Weekend on 8th October hosted by Bank of America Merrill Lynch, she was also a ‘hackathon first-timer’. Find her at www.curatedcakes.com or @gossbowl on Twitter. To a soundtrack of upbeat pop music, a stream of girls arrived at the ‘Food, Coding, Weekend’ hackathon last Saturday. The tone was set in signature Stemettes style: fun, informal and full of energy. At the centre of the buzz was, of course, founder Anne-Marie: she kicked things off with all the dynamism that makes […]

As we arrived at Chester station at 11:46 on June 27th, we were overwhelmed by the number of people who had arrived with us and made a guess at the proportion of the crowd that had arrived in town for our ‘Meet the Stemettes’ panel and the proportion who were in town for the Chester races. We found a taxi, jumped in and headed for our venue – the Bank of America Merrill Lynch mbna offices in Chester Business Park. The taxi pulled up outside one of the more impressive, fancy, Buckingham Palace-like venues we’ve ever been to and we […]