Stemettes hosted 44 people at the UST Global Hack, of which 27 girls learnt HTML and used Appinventor or Glitch to build their own apps. We teamed up with UST Global on the 28th and 29th October to run a two-day hackathon in Leeds.
At Meet the Stemettes @ Just Eat on the 23rd October 2019 we were joined by 39 girls. The girls got to explore STEM apprenticeships, A-level choices, university degrees and work experiences.
Stemettes invited 50 girls to create their own app. We took over The Gherkin in London and hosted a two-day hackathon in partnership with DXC Technology. The girls aged 5-22 learnt the basics of HTML and UX design.
Stemettes partnered with TD Securities on the 15th October, inviting 25 school girls on a tour of the TD Securities office and a panel of role models.
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 hosted 58 girls (with some boys too) aged 5-22 to attend the Stemettes Hack London @ Rise. Our young coders learnt how to build an app.
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.
The following post is written by 13-year-old Jamila Bihi, who attended Rise Hack with her sister Naima. Naima is an Outbox Incubator alumnus and founder of Modlyst – an online community for modest fashion. Rise Hack, hosted by Stemettes and sponsored by Rise London in partnership with Barclays, was held on 5-6 March to celebrate International Women’s Day. When my sister first announced that I would be going to my first hackathon I was so excited that I barely got a wink of sleep for the following few nights. As the days flew past, I got more and more nervous. Finally Saturday […]
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 […]