Mahek Vara was 16 years old when she began to code, and over the last two years, she has helped more than 78,000 children do the same. She saw that children who attended government schools in India were not receiving a 21st-century education; they were not learning digital skills and were not able to use a computer. Mahek decided that she should do something about it. Mahek herself had been inspired by so many strong role models in technology including Dr Anne Marie and her setup of the Stemettes and the programs such as Student to Stemette that she was […]

Stemettes partnered with Deutsche Bank to enable five UK students to attend the largest gathering of #womeninTech at the Grace Hopper Conference 2019. Becky, a first-year student of BSc Computer Science, is one of our STEMazing winners from our mentorship programme, Student to Stemette. Her aims for attending were the following:    I’m hoping to gain a once in a lifetime experience to be surrounded by successful women and to become extremely motivated in pursuing my career in STEM        Gain more knowledge concerning the field of Computing        I’d also be looking to build a […]

Stemettes partnered with Deutsche Bank to enable five UK students to attend the largest gathering of #womeninTech in the world for the fourth year running! The Grace Hopper Celebration of 2019 did not disappoint. Hadiyah, a first-year student of Mathematics at the University of Bath, is one of our STEMazing winners from our mentorship programme, Student to Stemette. Her aims for attending were the following:    Gather more knowledge on careers in Computing        Attend a variety of sessions so she can be guided into which modules to select in her 2nd year of Uni        […]

Stemettes partnered with Deutsche Bank to enable five UK students to attend the largest gathering of #womeninTech – The Grace Hopper Celebration of  Women in Computing! Ayushi, a degree apprentice at KPMG, is one of our STEMazing winners from our mentorship programme, Student to Stemette. Her aims for attending were the following:     I am hoping to talk to many other women in STEM and hear their experiences into how they got on their journey.         It would help me gain a bit of confidence to hear empowering stories which I could also share with other […]

Stemettes partnered with Deutsche Bank to enable five UK students to attend the largest gathering of #womeninTech – The Grace Hopper Celebration of  Women in Computing!   Akua, a recent Makers Academy Bootcamp Graduate who now works as a Software Engineer, is one of our STEMazing winners from our mentorship programme, Student to Stemette. Her aims for attending were the following:    A friutful network and lifelong friendships.         Practical tools to take back to work that I can implement to help us work better.        More confidence.         Different perspective and […]

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 […]

In no less than 117 days we are off to the world’s largest gathering of women technologists at the Grace Hopper Celebration in Orlando! We’re taking our 2019 #FabFive winners from our Student to Stemette mentoring programme. Check out who they are here and stay tuned with us via our Twitter and Insta to follow their journey. So, students interested in gaining more STEM life experience and career knowledge apply online and get matched with a woman from the STEM industry for a minimum of four months. Here’s a snapshot of what they gain on the programme: Sherpees (Stemettes Mentees) […]

Sharmin, 16, is studying A-levels in Maths, Physics and a part of our Student to Stemette programme. She was one of five participants selected to attend Dreamforce in San Francisco from Nov 4 to 11 2017. Through the Student to Stemette programme (a non-profit organisation to encourage young women to pursue STEM careers), I attended the Dreamforce 2017 event held by Salesforce, the “worlds most innovative company according to Forbes”. Dreamforce was a place where many companies came together to share, experience, learn from each other and develop. From pitches to dens to start-ups, keynotes, parties, and discussions, ‘jam-packed’ cannot […]

Kelsey, 20, is studying for a degree in Computer Science at Aston University and a part of our Student to Stemette programme. These are excerpts from her Tumblr post. She was one of five participants selected to attend this year’s Dreamforce in San Francisco from Nov 4 to 11 2017. Thanks to Stemettes and Deutsche Bank, me and 4 other ladies were flown out to San Francisco to attend Dreamforce 2017! This blog post is going to be a run down of everything that happened, how awesome it was and how you could be flying off next year to attend a conference with […]

We’re more than proud of our Student to Stemette ‘more-than-mentoring’ programme and everything our ‘Sherpees’ achieve. From winning Undergraduate of the Year Award for Innovation to becoming Arkwright Fellows. From observing industry on the programme to entering industry and coming back to support the programme. We’re incredibly lucky to be able to support so many young women as part of Deutsche Bank’s Born to Be Citizenship programme. This year, for the third time we took 5 Sherpees on a trip to a tech conference in the US. Dreamforce is the annual conference of Stemettes’ long-term partner Salesforce – a celebration […]