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STEMEd for Girls

Unlock Your Potential in STEM with STEMed for Girls

Join our free webinar workshop series tailored for high school girls and their caregivers.

Shape Your Future in STEM with STEMed for Girls

Imagine a world where your passion for STEM transforms into a thriving career. STEMed for Girls is here to turn that vision into reality. Our exclusive, free online program is designed specifically for high school girls, with a focus on empowering girls of color and the incredible support network around them.

Problem

Overcoming Obstacles: The Journey of Young Girls in the Complex World of STEM

Navigating the world of STEM can be challenging, especially for young girls. Many feel overwhelmed and unsure about where to start or how to excel.

Solution

Your Gateway to Success: The STEMed for Girls Approach

STEMEd for Girls provides a clear, guided path. Our series of engaging virtual workshops illuminate the world of STEM, showcasing how accessible and exciting it can be. We offer tools, strategies, and mentorship to help you flourish in high school, college, and your future career.

Unlock the STEMed Advantage

STEMed For Girls Offers

  1. Leadership Skills: Learn what it means to be a leader in STEM, embracing innovation and belonging.
  2. Mentorship and Support: Connect with 鶹ý STEM Ambassadors and receive support from caregivers to nurture your STEM journey.
  3. Career Insights: Explore diverse STEM fields and the lucrative career opportunities they offer.
  4. Parental Engagement: We work with caregivers to ensure you have all the support you need.

The STEM Gender Divide: A Call to Action for Young Women

The numbers don’t lie: women remain vastly underrepresented in STEM careers. This gap is not just a loss for women but for the STEM fields themselves, which miss out on diverse perspectives and innovations. STEMed for Girls aims to turn these statistics around, providing young girls with the tools, mentorship, and confidence to pursue their STEM dreams and become leaders in their chosen fields.

Ready to make an impact on your STEM journey?

Register now for our free webinar series and join a national community of girls and women passionate about STEM.

STEMed for Girls Webinar Schedule

STEMed for Girls thoughtfully crafted the webinar series to cater to both girls and their caregivers. These workshops are a collaborative space where caregivers are encouraged to participate in sessions that resonate with them, actively supporting their girl’s journey into the STEM world. The sessions themselves are a treasure trove of knowledge, featuring expert speakers who will delve into a range of topics. From exploring various STEM pathways to preparing for college and uncovering the vast career opportunities in fields such as mathematics and chemistry, each session is an insightful adventure into the realm of STEM, designed to enlighten and inspire.

Caregiver Sessions
TOPIC
DATE
SESSION DESCRIPTION:
Session 0: Information Session
Available online
The goal of this session is to introduce Caregivers to the STEMEd for Girls program. Check it here: https://act.aauw.org/3uIJehk
Session 1: How/When to offer support/guidance
Wednesday, March 27, 2024 | 7:00- 8:30 PM EST 
In this session we give Caregivers tools to help alleviate the stressors and to support girls interested in STEM. We go through various questions caregivers may have regarding introducing their girls to STEM and reinforce how to support them on this journey without pushing the too hard/away.
Session 2: Let's Talk Money: A College Financial Workshop
Wednesday, April 24, 2024 | 7:00- 8:30 PM EST
This session in collaboration with Abisola Ude, The College Funding Queen will provide
invaluable insights on scholarships & financial aid, completing the FAFSA,
federal work-study programs, landing internships and more money-saving tips for
funding your college education!
Session 3: Working with school counselors
Wednesday, May 22, 2024 | 7:00- 8:30 PM EST
In this session we discuss how caregivers can work with school leaders and counselors; how can school administrators provide support for caregivers in helping girls in STEM advance to the next level of her STEM education (e.g. course selection, AP course support, completing a research project, after school clubs, advocacy, internships, advancing from grade-to-grade, etc.).
Girls Sessions
TOPIC
DATE
DESCRIPTION
Session 6: STEM Exploration –Technology
Wednesday, February 7, 2024 | 7:00- 8:30 PM EST 
In this session we will discuss Advancement in the STEM field (through the technology lens). Discuss what it means to be the leader and advance a team.



Discussion with STEM Ambassadors about their STEM journeys and their career experiences through the lenses of advancement. Following the panel students will partake in a problem-solving with the use of a simulation that teaches technology skills.
Session 7: STEM Exploration – Physics
Wednesday, March 6, 2024 | 7:00- 8:30 PM EST 
In this session we will discuss Sense of belonging (through a physics lens). One of the main roadblocks to women in STEM is not feeling like you belong. We will discuss community building and taking up space as a woman in STEM.



Discussion with STEM Ambassadors about their STEM journeys and their career experiences through the lens of sense of belonging. Following the panel students will partake in a problem-solving with the use of a simulation that teaches physics skills.
Session 8: STEM Exploration – Engineering
Wednesday, April 3, 2024 | 7:00- 8:30 PM EST
In this session we will discuss leadership in STEM (through and engineering lens. We will demonstrate how to problem-solve, how to engage with peers and decision making.



Discussion with STEM Ambassadors about their STEM journeys and their career experiences through the lenses of leadership. Following the panel students will partake in a problem-solving with the use of a simulation that teaches engineering skills.
Session 9: STEM Exploration – Biology
Wednesday, May 8, 2024 | 7:00- 8:30 PM EST
In this session we will explore different mentorship relationships (coach, mentor, champion, etc.). Create plan to identifying a mentor(s) along the STEM journey.



Discussion with STEM Ambassadors about their STEM journeys and their career experiences through the lenses of advancement and leadership. Following the panel students will partake in a problem-solving with the use of a simulation that teaches biology skills.
Session 10: Voices of Students + evaluation 
Wednesday, June 5, 2024 | 7:00- 8:30 PM EST
Providing space for students to share and ask questions about their experiences on their journey to STEM and the End of cohort Evaluation.

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College Workbook

Finding the Right College: A Workbook for Girls & Their Caregivers

Embark on the journey towards college with our essential workbook, tailored for high school girls and their caregivers. It’s a comprehensive guide through the college selection process, offering insights on choosing the right college, selecting a major, and mastering application essentials like essay and resume writing. It also sheds light on college finances. Available in English and Spanish, this resource is packed with guidelines, advice, and organizational tools, simplifying your path to higher education. Download now and transform your college preparation into a seamless, supported experience.

Our Supporters

鶹ý STEMEd for Girls is proud to be supported by the Arconic Foundation and the Baxter International Foundation.

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