Inspiration and Camaraderie
Resources for Young Students & Their Parents
Envirothon – The mission of the North American Envirothon is to develop knowledgeable skilled and dedicated citizens who have an understanding of natural resources and are willing and prepared to work towards achieving and maintaining a balance between the quality of life and the quality of the environment. The Envirothon mission is accomplished by developing in young people an understanding of the principles and practices of natural resource management and ecology and through practice dealing with complex resource management decisions. Learn more about Envirothon goals and the competition for high-schoolers on their website. [Folks on STEMxm who participated in high school: Emily Moberg, Jennifer Walker]
Exploratorium – Provides interactives, web features, activities, programs, and events for K-12. Saturday and Summer professional development workshops are available through the Teacher Institute.
Purdue Women in Engineering Program: Hosts events for high school students as well as mother/daughter events to learn about engineering.
SEEK by National Society of Black Engineers – 3 week program for 3rd-5th graders – The SEEK Program is designed to be a fun and engaging educational experience, led by NSBE engineering students and technical professionals dedicated to pursuing professional excellence and giving back to the community.
Stanford Artificial Intelligence Laboratory Outreach Summer Program
Tech Trek at Stanford
The Solar Car Challenge Foundation
Women in Science and Engineering (WiSE) High School Outreach Program – Women Science and Engineering (WISE) High School Outreach coordinates a mentorship program for high school students to connect with university students. The goal of the program is to help students with professional and personal development, while introducing them to new people, ideas, and inspirations.
Resources for University Students
Hey Success – I read that this is a good resource for finding scholarships, but don’t have personal experience with this. If you have experience you’d like me to share with others, please get in touch.
Women in Engineering Leadership Summit, Atlanta – I’m not sure if there will be more of these, but worth investigating!
Resources for Teachers & Counselors
Changing the Game blog by Engineer turned Educator, Mariel Kolker
If you know a resource that the community could benefit from, please let us know!