From chemist and physicist Marie Curie to NASA mathematician Katherine Johnson and so many more, women in STEM fields have always been an inspiration to many— especially young girls. We can nurture more amazing female researchers by encouraging young girls to pursue more interests in STEM fields.
On April 20, 2021, St.Margaret’s Episcopal School hosted their 5th Annual Girls in STEAM Night where Dreams for Schools had the opportunity to facilitate workshops for young girls interested in pursuing a career in STEAM. Led by a team of 11 women instructors from Dreams for Schools, the workshops centered on exploring career paths in Engineering and Web Development while also allowing students to create and develop mini-projects. One hundred and four students from grades 4 through 12 registered for our 1 hour workshops.
Forty-seven girls participated in the Engineering workshop where they created their own art robots! Fifty-seven other girls participated in the Web Development workshop where they created their own personalized websites using HTML and CSS. Within just 1 hour, these young girls were able to accomplish so much and it’s amazing so see so many faces light up next to their very own creations!
A special thank you to our team of Engineering and Web Development instructors for making the workshops possible!
Girls in STEAM Night inspires and champions girls to pursue the possibilities of STEAM. Thank you to St.Margaret’s Episcopal School for allowing Dreams for Schools to be apart of this wonderful event. It is always inspiring to see so many young women interested in pursuing careers where women are underrepresented. We cannot wait to see what the future holds for these girls in STEAM!