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

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.

Cartoon of a woman on a conference video

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.

Past Virtual Events

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