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

October 20 @ 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm CDT

Join us 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!

BioBus Demonstrations

October 27 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm CDT

Join the STEM Leadership Academy and BioBus for live, interactive, and immersive demonstrations! Using high-powered research microscopes we’ll explore the world observing samples from nature and make observations, spark hypotheses, and design experiments.

Cyber Escape Room

November 18 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm CST

Join the STEM Leadership Academy and Exelon Cyber Security for a Virtual Cyber Escape Room! You have a mission: find the source of a massive security breach at your company with your team of other special agents, all while learning about Cyber Security.

Past Virtual Events

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
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

Past STEM Days

Chicago

Chicago In-Person Social at Brookfield Zoo

October 17 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm CDT
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