Holly’s a Stemette who started her journey in 2016 as a Sherpee (Stemettes’ Mentee) on our more than just a mentoring programme Student to Stemette, sponsored by Deutsche Bank. Holly’s Sherpa (Stemettes’ Mentor), Anne, supported Holly’s STS journey in cohort 4 and afterwards Holly signed up to become a Sherpa herself. Inspired to become that supportive #womaninSTEM role model to empower another young Stemette. 2019 was an incredible year for Holly, she supported her Sherpee, Lydia, in cohort 14 and became one of our Stemette Ambassadors and joined us on our trip to the states to attend the worlds largest […]

The following post is based on a speech given at Stemettes’ 3rd birthday celebrations by Yasmine Dankwah, who is currently a Student to Stemette (STS) sherpee. STS aims to inspire young women into STEM careers by connecting them with a woman in industry who actively mentors them over the course of four months. The programme is supported by Deutsche Bank.  I joined Stemettes because I was generally interested in technology – however, my school’s main focus was engineering and medicine so they did not cater for this area of STEM. For me, applying for Student to Stemette was an opportunity […]

I’m writing as a previous mentee (now known as Sherpee) to give you an insight into what a Sherpa means to girls like me who want to know more about STEM. My name is Ellie, I’m 18, I’m going to university next week and I was in the first cohort of Sherpees to be put forward onto this very scheme. I thought that since the launch, Student to Stemette has been and still is a great idea and I am so happy I took time applying for it. Along with Sherpas from Deutsche Bank who could help us give their […]