This summer young women and nonbinary young people will be able to work towards a Python or Cyber certification with peers and support from role models.

for ages 16 to 21 years old

Daily Schedule

10:00-11:00 BST- (Optional) Morning Role Model Session
We’ll be joined by STEMazing role models to learn about their job role, industry and have a Q&A.

11:00-12:00 BST- Morning Lecture
We’ll be joined by STEM role models in an interactive lecture where they will take you through your Python (SPRINT A) or Cyber (SPRINT B) course.

13:00-13:45 BST- Speed Networking Session
Join us for a chance to meet directly with role models from a variety of STEM sectors and ask questions.

14:45-15:15 BST- (Optional) Tuesday and Thursday Downtime Session
On Tuesday and Thursday each week, join a session with all other Outbox participants to get involved in a social activity from cooking to calligraphy.

15:30-16:30 BST- Instagram Live
Join us each day over on Instagram for a live Q&A with STEMazing role models.

15:45-17:00 BST- Final Day Showcase
On Friday each week, a chance to show the other Outbox attendees and STEM volunteers what you’ve created and learnt throughout the sprint.

Don’t have your own laptop or internet connection? Don’t worry!

We’ve worked hard to ensure that young women and nonbinary people from across the country are able to join these digital sessions, no matter what their setup is at home. If you need it, we’ll send you a device, a dongle and some lunch for the two weeks you’re on the programme.


Sprint A- 3rd-13th August (Applications closed)

By choosing Sprint A, you will have the chance to earn Python Institute PCEP (Entry-Level Python Programmer Certification). Sprint A will last two weeks, running sessions 4 days each week (from Tuesday to Friday) beginning the 3rd August.

Sprint B- 17th-27th August

(Applications closed)

By choosing Sprint B, you will have the chance to earn Cisco Networking Academy ‘Introduction to Cybersecurity’ certification and/or ‘Cybersecurity Essentials‘.Sprint B will last two weeks, running sessions 4 days each week (from Tuesday to Friday) beginning the 17th August.


You can choose to do Sprint A (Weeks 1&2) and/or Sprint B (Weeks 3&4). Please note: Applications are now closed.


Applications Now Closed.

If you would like to nominate a group of young people,
email team@stemettes.org and we can send you a spreadsheet to complete.

I was lucky enough to be part of the original Outbox Incubator cohort… I was very inspired by the Outbox experience and the Stemettes in general.

an Outbox Academy Attendee