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


Earth Day Career Chat

April 21 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm CDT

Join Exelon STEM Leadership Academy to learn from leaders in the environmental and energy fields. Not only will students get to ask questions about their career and education, but they will also get to ask about the important environmental projects they are working on.


Science Behind Climate Change

April 25 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm CDT

Calling all high school girls interested in energy, sustainability and climate change. Using hands-on experiments, explore the science behind climate change and the greenhouse effect.

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Professional Skills: Interviewing and Internships

May 6 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm CDT

Join the STEM Leadership Academy to practice your interviewing skills and learn about professionalism in the workplace! We will talk about what to do to ace an interview, how to adjust to an internship or career,


Engineering Careers with Exelon Partners

May 19 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm CDT

Join Exelon STEM Leadership Academy to learn from women at Exelon contracted engineering firms. Students get to ask questions about their career, education, projects they work on, and more.


The STEMinest Newsletter

An archive of our newsletters for young women interested in STEM

April 9, 2021

Spring is here and so are new events, scholarships, and STEM news! ⚛️ April also gives us Earth Day, so read below on how to take action to help fight climate change.…
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February 5, 2021

Hey there, 👋 Don’t let the winter bring you down, STEMinist is here to inspire and motivate you! Now that school is back in session, take a few minutes to relax…
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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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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.