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

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.

Financial Goals and Budgets

June 9 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm CDT

Join Smart Sister Finance to learn how to reach your financial goals through budgeting. We will use actual salaries from STEM careers and each participant will build a monthly budget.

Credit Cards and Credit Scores

June 30 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm CDT

Join Smart Sister Finance on June 30th to learn all about credit and banking. Did you know your credit score is the key to unlocking opportunity?

Past Virtual Events

Cartoon of a woman on a conference video

Professional Skills: Interviewing and Internships

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

Science Behind Climate Change

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

Earth Day Career Chat

April 21 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm CDT
Cartoon of a woman on a conference video

LinkedIn Crash Course

April 7 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm CDT

Virtual Science: Build an Energy House

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

Women’s History Month STEM Career Chat

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

College 101 Workshop

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

Past STEM Days

Chicago

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

Philadelphia

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