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 – Melanie Griegoliet

October 26 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm CDT

Calling all high school aged young women in the Chicago, Philadelphia, DC, and Baltimore areas! Join the STEM Leadership Academy for an informational chat with Melanie Griegoliet, the Coordinator of…

Career Chat with Dr. Rita Baranwal

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

Join the STEM Leadership Academy for a Career Chat with Dr. Rita Baranwal, a top woman in nuclear who has transformed the state of US nuclear energy policy!

Past Virtual Events

Screenshot of a zoom conference of high school students

STEM Leadership Academy Social Event

February 26, 2021 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm CST
STEM College Chat Video Capture

STEM College Chat

April 8, 2020
STEM Academy students smiling with mentors

Professional Skills Glow Up

October 25, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm CDT
Children raising hands in classroom

University of Chicago Junior Science Cafe activities

November 6, 2020 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm CST
Coded Bias Movie flyer

Coded Bias Screening Event

November 14, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm EST
Ylanda Wilhite at Machu Pichu

Field Museum and Climate Change Discussion

November 17, 2020 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm CST
STEM Academy Virtual Gear Ratio Activity

Virtual Science: Gear Ratio Activity

February 13, 2021 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm CST
Reta White and Hannah McGoldrick

STEM Career Chat Webinar with Reta White and Hannah McGoldrick

February 18, 2021 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm CST
Cartoon of a woman on a conference video

Professional Skills Development: Resume Workshop

January 24, 2021 @ 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm CST

Past STEM Days

Chicago

Chicago In-Person Social at Brookfield Zoo

October 17, 2021 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm CDT
Chicago Cultural Center Interior Stairs

Dinner and Discussion: Confronting Climate Change

November 5, 2019 @ 4:30 pm - 7:00 pm EST
STEM Day at Lincoln Park ZooLights

STEM Day at Lincoln Park ZooLights

December 8, 2019 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm CST

Philadelphia

Young women conducting a science experiment with electricity

STEM @ The Franklin Institute

January 11, 2020 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm EST
Comcast Technology Center building in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

STEM Day @ Comcast Technology Center

February 20, 2020 @ 3:30 pm - 6:30 pm EST

Washington DC & Maryland

Zoolight at Smithsonian National Zoo

Zoolight at Smithsonian National Zoo

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

STEM Day @ the National Aquarium

February 1, 2020 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm EST