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

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

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