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 […]

In December, Stemettes and the Department for Transport hosted a two day Christmas event focussed on aerospace and science. It included a panel talk and activities for groups to design a product or business idea relating to aerospace, with the chance to present these ideas on the second day. The event consisted of three streams: 7 to 11, 12 to 15, and 16 to 18 year olds. Stemettes were joined by 66 participants who rated the overall programme 9.4 out of 10. “I really loved December Explore because it allowed me to be scientifically creative which is always exciting for […]

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 […]