Exelon Foundation STEM
Leadership Academy

2022 Summer Academies

Washington D.C. & Maryland

July 17-22, 2022
University of Maryland



July 10-15, 2022
Drexel University



July 31 – Aug 5, 2022
Illinois Institute of Technology



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STEM Academy


Exploring Nuclear Energy with Hands-On Activities

February 26 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am CST

Ever wonder what happens inside a nuclear reaction? Join us for a fun, hands-on, interactive session where we’ll delve into the chemistry of nuclear energy, learn about how a nuclear power plant operates, and how nuclear technology is used outside the energy field.


Career Chat with Dr. Rita Baranwal

February 16 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm CST

Join the STEM Leadership Academy for a Career Chat with Dr. Rita Baranwal, a top woman in nuclear who has transformed the state of US nuclear energy policy!


Professional Skills: Resume Workshop

January 29 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am CST

Join Exelon STEM Leadership Academy for a virtual resume workshop! Whether you have a completed resume or are starting from scratch, we will help you create, edit, and polish your resume with tons of helpful hints and guidance.


The STEMinist Newsletter

An archive of our newsletters for young women interested in STEM

December 3, 2021

We hope you are staying warm and are having a great end to the school year! Stay busy during your winter break and get inspired for the New Year with…
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November 5, 2021

Stay on top of all of the inspiring STEM news featured below, as well as upcoming events, internships, and scholarships. ⚛️
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October 1, 2021

We hope you are enjoying fall and are having a great school year! Stay on top of all of the inspiring STEM news featured below, as well as upcoming events…
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September 3, 2021

We hope you’re enjoying the start of your school year or the last of your summer! Stay on top of all of the STEM events and opportunities below. ⚛️
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August 6, 2021

School is starting soon, so make the most out of the last of your summer with the STEM opportunities, news, and events below! ⚛️
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July 9, 2021

Summer is here, so get ready to have some fun and stay busy learning with the STEM opportunities below! ⚛️ Get inspired by the news and events featured, and plan…
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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.