On Saturday 23rd November, we partnered with LGIM again for another ‘Meet the Stemettes’ panel event. We hosted 54 girls, and 62 people overall, who listened to our panellists share their journeys into STEM. The girls later joined a speed networking session where they received advice about how to get into STEM career.    So we collected feedback from the women in STEM session, and the girls rated the event 7.9 out of 10! We also found that:   87% of attendees stated their perception of STEM improved.   100% of attendees indicated their network in STEM improved.   96% of attendees found their […]

Stemettes took over the Rise London offices on August 21st and 22nd 2019 for a hackathon. Rise, by Barclays, is the home of fintech (financial technology) and together we partnered for a hackathon theme titled ‘Using your money for good with the help of technology’. We hosted 58 girls (with some boys too) aged 5-22 to attend the hackathon, where they learnt how to build an app. Our young coders formed into three groups; Dough, Dollar and Dosh. Dough coded their app using AppShed; Dollar used AppInventor to create their app and Dosh leveraged Glitch code their app. Congratulations to […]

Stemettes teamed up with Post Office on the 26 July to deliver a Hack London event. Girls aged 5-21 were invited to create their own app, with no previous coding experience required. We took over the Post Office Headquarters where our girls (and a few boys too) used Appshed, Appinventor and Glitch to build their applications.  Attendees rated the event a wonderful 9 out of 10. 97% of attendees shared that they would like to come again. 98% of attendees stated their confidence in STEM has improved. 7/10 attendees stated they would like a career in either STEM category. Attendees […]