A couple of weeks ago, the Stemettes headed to East London for a weekend of adventure at Hack the Barbican: Bazaar, a prelude to the launch of an “experimental playground” this summer that will explore the boundaries between arts, technology and entrepreneurship. This was my first official outing as a Stemette myself and I was excited to join little Stemettes for a hackathon (in trendy East London no less) and do my part to encourage more girls to become creators and not passive users of new technologies. Program or be programmed, right? I thought I was joining a regular hack, […]

April showers, May flowers?

April has been (another) busy month at Stemettes HQ. As we recover from our Women’s Day event and build up to our June panel event (which will feature a ‘Summertime’ theme) we’ve had a number of requests for partnership shower in, and have been tied into organising a number of events outside of our Panel event/Hackathon/Exhibition schedule. Mini Fashion Hack (April 9th) Cassandra Harris from Freeformers (who sat on our March panel) invited us to join her at a ‘Mini Fashion Hack’ on the Strand, which featured two of the boys from Made in Chelsea, copious amounts of pizza and a […]