Past STEM Academies

Academy Recaps



In 2020, The Exelon STEM Academies moved online.  Over 180 young women from the DC, Maryland, Philadelphia, and Chicago area participated in the Virtual Exelon STEM Innovation + Leadership Academies.  From personal branding to interactive meetings with Exelon employees and executive, and from hands-on energy and sustainability activities to preparing and presenting a solution to a real world STEM challenge with a small group of fellow participants, Academy attendees enjoyed a fun, fast paced, interactive and rewarding experience.

Exelon STEM Academy 2020


University of Maryland
Drexel University
Illinois Institute of Technology

In 2019, 60 young women in each location were invited to attend the Exelon STEM Academy in Chicago (Illinois Institute of Technology), Philadelphia (Drexel University), Washington DC/Maryland (University of Maryland) for a week of learning about energy and sustainability, meeting women who work in STEM and Exelon executives passionate about increasing the number of women in STEM, and working together on a challenge presented at the end of the week to a panel of judges.  Participants lived on campus throughout the week and along with on campus sessions visits local energy facilities.


Illinois Institute of Technology
University of Maryland

In its inaugural year, the Exelon STEM Innovation + Leadership Academy reached over 100 young women in Chicago, Washington D.C. and Maryland.  Participants lived on campus at the Illinois Institute of Technology and University of Maryland engaging in educations lessons, career seminars, and a week-long energy challenge.  In addition to on campus activities, participants visits local energy sites and met with Exelon staff and executives.