On the 31st July, the Stemettes invited 61 girls aged 13 years old and above to a career panel event with seven amazing women in STEM. We spent the afternoon at The Cheesegrater in London, learning about STEM careers from industry role models. Attendees rated the event 8.3 out of 10 overall.  98% of attendees stated they would come to a Stemettes event again.   98% of attendees had an increased awareness of STEM options. 98% of attendees shared their perception of STEM improved.  We were joined by an amazing panel, where they spoke about their career journey, and the girls […]

We partnered with KPMG in July to run a Stemettes meet up. We invited young women in their second or final year of university to find out what a day-in-the-life is like working in Technology. We spoke to six women (Anya Osen, Stephanie Gooch, Farida Elwakeel, Lydia Levy, Rachael Hamilton and Tess Harwood) about their careers and how they got to where they are now. One attendee explained that ‘Everyone was very nice, the information given from the panel was very helpful! We learnt a lot of new things, and I will be considering a career in tech. My confidence […]

Stemettes partnered with ITV on June 20th. We introduced a range of STEM activities to an enthusiastic group of young women. Later on in the day, the girls put their programming skills to the test to create a website. Their websites were reviewed by ITV’s judges. Prizes were awarded to each winner by ITV. In terms of impact… Attendees rated the day 9 out of 10 81% had increased their knowledge of STEM careers 81% had increased their STEM awareness 79% had an increased positive perception of STEM Ready, set, present!! We enjoyed amazing presentations.🙌🏻👏🏽💪🏿 A massive thank you to […]

Stemettes partnered with Deutsche Bank to enable five UK students to attend the largest gathering of #womeninTech at the Grace Hopper Celebration 2019. Vanessa, a second year student of Mathematics at Imperial College London, is one of our STEMazing winners from our mentorship programme, Student to Stemette. Her aims for attending were the following: Inspiration from meeting so many amazing and successful women who are doing so well in STEM Since getting to university I have become more and more aware that there is more to STEM than I had first anticipated and that most people even know about so […]

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 […]

On 13 October 2018, we were back at LGIM to host a ‘Meet the Stemettes’ panel event for young women. LGIM, short for Legal & General Investment Management handle money for millions of people across the globe and use maths and technology to keep it safe, invest it and grow it for their customers. We were joined by a fantastic panel from across STEM: Dame Helena Morrissey – Head of Personal Investing, LGIM Laura Downey – Technical Advisor in Global Health, Imperial College London Maysun Hassanaly – Systems Engineer, Transport Systems Catapult Miranda Lowe – Principal Curator and Museum Scientist, […]

It’s been 3 years since we started our Student to Stemette programme. To celebrate all the work done with young STEM women in partnership with Deutsche Bank Citizenship and their Born to Be programme, we’re running a blog series sharing what Sherpees have gained and been doing whilst being on the programme. This week it’s Paula who was part of the London Cohort 5. Her Sherpa (mentor) was Roisin from Salesforce who is in Technical Enterprise Sales. Hi everyone! The Stemettes programme was initially recommended to me by a friend so naturally, wanting to better my future as well as […]

It’s been 3 years since we started our Student to Stemette programme. To celebrate all the work done with young STEM women in partnership with Deutsche Bank Citizenship and their Born to Be programme, we’re running a blog series sharing what Sherpees have gained and been doing whilst being on the programme. This week it’s Kelsey who was part of the Birmingham Cohort 5. Her Sherpa (mentor) was Neha from Deutsche Bank who is in Application Support. Today on the 8th Of February 2017 I had my first meeting with my sherpa Neha! I received an email about my matching […]

On Saturday 7 November, Meet the Stemettes panel events took place simultaneously in London and Dublin – sponsored and hosted by Bank of America Merrill Lynch. For a full run-down of the day’s events – from how we almost lost Events Stemette Charlotte under a tsunami of goodie bags, to inspiring advice from our panelists, to how many Stemettes it takes to defeat a Luas ticket machine (clue: more than one) – check out our Storify of the day’s events here. Our next panel event is happening on 5th December at Imperial College and we’ll be in Manchester doing an Animation […]

Outbox Incubator: Week 4 #totesemosh

Just look at those girls. That was this morning when – for the first time since we started Outbox Incubator – I found myself in the house on the morning of “transfer day”. These girls, some of whom had been in the house since day 1 of week 1 (4 weeks ago now), were leaving the house at 6.30am – some of them off to airports to return to Dublin (hey, fun fact: some weeks about 40% of our intake has been Irish), some just hopping on a train to Essex. There was hugging, so much hugging, exchanging of handwritten […]