It was Saturday afternoon, 7th December 2013 and about 40 girls, parents and Stemettes met at Makers Academy HQ, on London’s Silicon Roundabout (above Old Street Station). We had mince pies, Christmas tunes and six Big Stemettes who were there to share their journeys, stories and advice on careers in STEM. After registering everyone and handing out the usual networking activity sheets, we settled down on beanbags and computer chairs to hear from Raynee Keshav – a civil engineer at Galliford Try who worked on underground engineering at the Olympic Park Sophia Griffiths – a science communicator who is the […]

On Tuesday 12th February, at 7.05pm we began the official launch of the Stemettes. The room was packed with girls, students and women & men from across the STEM industry, eager to hear about the Stemettes, eat pancakes and get stuck in with the evening activities. Anne-Marie opened the event and was swiftly followed by Rob Johnson (@startuprob) of the Makers Academy, a part of the Forward Internet Group who spoke about his recent experience at a Tech Startup conference in the states, where he was one of very few men in the room. He found it awkward – and […]