Exelon STEM
Leadership Academy

2021 Academies


July 11-16, 2021
Illinois Institute of Technology
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July 25-30, 2021
Drexel University
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Washington D.C. & Maryland

August 1-6, 2021
University of Maryland
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STEM Academy


STEM Academy Virtual Gear Ratio Activity

Virtual Science: Gear Ratio Activity

February 13 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm CST

Calling all high school aged young women in the Chicago, Philadelphia, DC, and Baltimore area!
Join STEM Leadership Academy for this fun hands-on science activity! Work with mentors and other girls interested in STEM to learn all about how gears help things work in your everyday life. We’ll send you the materials you need for this activity.

Reta White and Hannah McGoldrick

STEM Career Chat Webinar with Reta White and Hannah McGoldrick

February 18 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm CST

Calling all high school aged young women in the Chicago, Philadelphia, DC, and Baltimore area!
Join Exelon STEM Leadership Academy for a STEM Career Chat Webinar. We will be joined by Reta White, Senior Engineer at Exelon Generation’s Conowingo Dam, and Hannah McGoldrick, Project Manager at ComEd, to hear about their career, education, and much more. You won’t want to miss this inspiring career chat!

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STEM Leadership Academy Social Event

February 26 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm CST

Calling all STEM Leadership Academy Alumnae!    Come and join your STEM Academy friends for a fun Friday night virtual social! You can hang out in different social rooms through…


The STEMinest Newsletter

An archive of our newsletters for young women interested in STEM

Group of girls and women camping out in a snowy mountain range

January 8, 2021

Happy New Year! We can't wait for all that 2021 has in store, including our fun events and the summer STEM Leadership Academy!
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Shalini Kantayya answering STEM Academy student's question during the virtual Q&A on November 14th

December 4, 2020

Although it's hard to believe, December is here! The holiday season is upon us and the semester is coming to an end. Winter break is right around the corner and it will be here before you know it!
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Sainab Taiwo Ninalowo, senior engineer at ComEd

November 6, 2020

With fall in full swing and the holiday season approaching, don't forget to take a moment and check out the latest in upcoming STEM events and news.
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Sea turtle swimming from below

October 2, 2020

This month's STEMinist previews all the fantastic events we have in store for you this fall! From fun at-home experiments and activities, to virtually meeting some scientists, to socializing with your fellow STEM students, we've got quite the selection for you.
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September 4, 2020

Now that school is back in full swing - virtually or otherwise! - we'll be keeping you in the loop on all things STEM on a monthly basis.
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August 8, 2020

Hello there, catch up with STEMinist this afternoon and get the latest updates on all things STEM. Sit back and get inspired! It's the Exelon STEM Innovation Leadership Academy 2020 Recap!
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About Us

Exelon STEM Leadership Academy

The Exelon STEM Leadership Academy is designed to give young women in high school hands-on experience in STEM, energy, and sustainability. We hope this experience: Engages and prepares students to consider STEM academic & career paths; Builds STEM knowledge and skills; Practices leadership, communication, and presentation skills; Provides students access to authentic experiences at STEM institutions and Exelon energy facilities; Expands students network with others who are interested, pursuing, and working in STEM fields.