Stemettes hosted a series of online events featuring inspirational talks about STEM at four different schools across the UK: Harris Girls’ Academy East Dulwich, Millburn Academy, North Ormesby Primary Academy, and Rushden Academy. The events were attended by 265 young people and non-binary persons, with 75% saying they want to take part in another Stemette event. Events ranged from talks from Stemettes alumni about their journey in STEM to sessions with aviation professionals sharing their experience. Participants rated the events 7.5 out of 10: 93% reported that the way they see STEM had improved. 93% reported that their understanding of […]
On 26 November, the Department for Transport and Stemettes held an online panel discussion with women in aviation to increase awareness of this STEM career path. Seven amazing aviation role models joined in the discussion from industry, entrepreneurship and academia. 2670 young women and non-binary people joined across YouTube, Twitter or Facebook. Those who attended rated the panel 9.1 out of 10. 100% are now more aware of STEM-related careers 90% now see STEM in a better light 88% have learned something new about STEM 88% now feel more confident in their STEM abilities 82% now feel more connected to […]
To celebrate Ada Lovelace Day on October 13th 2020, G-Research and Stemettes visited schools across the UK to increase the students’ STEM awareness and perception. Stemettes were joined virtually by 123 students across year 9, 10 and 11. They came from schools in: Chertsey, Leicester, Northamptonshire, Coventry and West Yorkshire. 12 women from STEM industry, academia and entrepreneurship tuned into classrooms to inspire students to think about a future in STEM. What did the students think? Students rated the Summit 8.2 out of 10 94% have learned something new about STEM 86% now feel more confident in their STEM abilities […]
During Coronavirus lockdown we’ve been reminiscing about our Stemettes Future Summit. Our summits took place in both Chester and London in July 2019, and we hosted 200 attendees. On 13th July we hosted our second summit in London. We invited 150 girls and split them into under 8s, 8-12 and 13-18 year old groups. Day-long event to inspire and equip girls and young women for technical careers across academia, industry and entrepreneurship. A packed schedule of STEM workshops, panels and talks featuring role models of all ages. Stemettes Future Summit: London Under 8s FeedbackOverall rated the day 9.25 out of […]
During Coronavirus lockdown we’ve been reminiscing about our Stemettes Future Summit. Our summits took place in both Chester and London in July 2019, and we hosted 200 attendees. On July 11th 2019, in partnership with Bank of America we hosted the first Stemettes Future Summit in Chester. We were joined by 50 girls from local schools, including the Catholic High School Chester and Co-op Academy Bebington. The girls rated Stemettes Future Summit: Chester 8.9 out of 10. Day-long event to inspire and equip girls and young women for technical careers across academia, industry and entrepreneurship. Stemettes Future Summit: Chester Feedback The […]
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 […]
We celebrated our 7th birthday on 17th February at Rise London. The team celebrated alongside some familiar faces and introduced some new girls to the Stemettes life. Leading into the evening, we hosted an evening celebration at Google Campus for parents and partners. Both involved lots of cake and STEM celebrations! Stemettes Turns 7! @ Rise London © Paparazzi VIP Photography During the day we heard from some Stemettes Alumnae, they shared their STEM journey with the audience and how their relationship with Stemettes has impacted their careers. Our Head Stemette Dr Anne-Marie Imafidon MBE gave a keynote speech on […]
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.