Virtual STEM Events

STEM Academy events, unless otherwise noted are open to high school aged girls from the following locations:

  • Northern Illinois
  • Washington D.C.
  • Anne Arundel, Baltimore, Carroll, Harford, Howard, Montgomery, and Prince George's counties and Baltimore City, Maryland
  • Bucks, Chester, Delaware, Lancaster, Montgomery, Philadelphia, and York counties, Pennsylvania

Upcoming Virtual Events

College 101 Workshop

March 11 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm CST

Join the STEM Leadership Academy and Melanie Griegoliet, Assistant Director of Orientation and First Year Programs at Northern Illinois University, to talk about all things college and advice for first generation college students. Come ready to learn about financial aid, applications, loans, how to have a successful transition to college, and much more!

Women’s History Month STEM Career Chat

March 22 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm CDT

Join Exelon STEM Leadership Academy to learn from women working in the energy utility field in honor of Women’s History Month! Hear from women in utilities that help get energy to their communities safely and reliably. Students will get to ask questions about their career, education, and much more.

Virtual Science: Build an Energy House

March 28 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm CDT

Build an Energy House. Compete against other participants to insulate your house and ensure your residents don’t melt. We’ll send you the materials you need for this activity.

Past Virtual Events

Screenshot of a zoom conference of high school students

STEM Leadership Academy Social Event

February 26 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm CST
Reta White and Hannah McGoldrick

STEM Career Chat Webinar with Reta White and Hannah McGoldrick

February 18 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm CST
STEM Academy Virtual Gear Ratio Activity

Virtual Science: Gear Ratio Activity

February 13 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm CST
Cartoon of a woman on a conference video

Professional Skills Development: Resume Workshop

January 24 @ 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm CST
Female student holding a homemade wiring harness

Virtual Science – Build Your Own Generator

December 11, 2020 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm EST
Ylanda Wilhite at Machu Pichu

Field Museum and Climate Change Discussion

November 17, 2020 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm CST
Coded Bias Movie flyer

Coded Bias Screening Event

November 14, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm EST
Children raising hands in classroom

University of Chicago Junior Science Cafe activities

November 6, 2020 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm CST
STEM Academy students smiling with mentors

Professional Skills Glow Up

October 25, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm CDT
STEM College Chat Video Capture

STEM College Chat

April 8, 2020

Past STEM Days


STEM Day at Lincoln Park ZooLights

STEM Day at Lincoln Park ZooLights

December 8, 2019 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm CST
Chicago Cultural Center Interior Stairs

Dinner and Discussion: Confronting Climate Change

November 5, 2019 @ 4:30 pm - 7:00 pm EST


Comcast Technology Center building in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

STEM Day @ Comcast Technology Center

February 20, 2020 @ 3:30 pm - 6:30 pm EST
Young women conducting a science experiment with electricity

STEM @ The Franklin Institute

January 11, 2020 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm EST

Washington DC & Maryland

Pacific Jelly Fish

STEM Day @ the National Aquarium

February 1, 2020 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm EST
Zoolight at Smithsonian National Zoo

Zoolight at Smithsonian National Zoo

December 20, 2019 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm EST