Stemettes teamed up with BAE Systems on the 11th October to run a STEM Goals session with 45 girls. The girls learned HTML and used Glitch to make a website about cybersecurity.
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 […]
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.
Stemettes partnered with KPMG and 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.
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 – 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 […]