STEM for Her provides critical funding for programs that foster STEM interests in girls and young women through the sponsorship of events, field trips, speakers, virtual programs, and curriculum development, and contributes program resources for clubs and after school groups in the D.C. Metropolitan area. These programs enable girls to explore STEM topics they might not otherwise have an opportunity to discover. STEM for Her also provides scholarships for summer programs and college tuition to girls and young women who could not otherwise afford these programs.
STEM for Her has helped thousands of girls and women in the metropolitan D.C. area learn about the exciting opportunities available to them in STEM-related careers. Each year, STEM for Her seeks to significantly expand outreach to underprivileged and underserved girls. With roots in the professional women in STEM sector, STEM for Her is committed to helping more young women across the greater Washington, D.C. region consider and flourish in STEM-related educational and career paths. Further funding will help STEM for Her broaden programs, including more hands-on exposure to the four STEM components – Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics – across all demographics in the region.