about GIRLS IN STEM

Vision:  To empower girls to see themselves in STEM.   

Mission: To ignite a passion in girls for STEM so that they are prepared to thrive in tomorrow's world.

To accomplish their mission, the GIS Advisory Board hosts several all-girl STEM experiences throughout the year, provides girls with opportunities to interact with female STEM role models, and gives families and educators the resources and tools to support children's interest in STEM. 

Learn more about GIRLS IN STEM through our 2023 annual report. 

2023 GIRLS IN STEM ANNUAL REPORT

upcoming events

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GIRLS WHO CODE 
In partnership with Miami University

FREE 10 WEEK COURSE

Girls Who Code will provide an opportunity for girls to learn more about coding and computer science from Miami University Student Mentors.

DETAILS:  
DATE:  Weekly on Tuesdays from February 20th - April 30th (No Class March 26) 10 weeks
TIME:    6:00pm - 7:15 pm (Check in begins at 5:45)
PLACE:  iSPACE, INC. 10020 Reading Road Cincinnati, Ohio 45241
WHO:    Girls 6th grade – 9th grade
COST:    FREE!

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:
* Check in begins at 5:45am

CLICK TO REGISTER NOW! 

STEM star spotlight:   STELLA BRIDGES

To inspire future female STEM leaders, iSPACE highlights one of our own STEM STARS, Stella Bridges, who is a Managing Principal at Secliance.  Stella describes herself as an "ethical hacker" and specializes in Cyber Security.   Read her entire profile by clicking below. 

View Stella's
STEM Profile

Check out the profiles of these other STem stars!

Resources for Encouraging Girls in STEM

Mission Unstoppable: YouTube Show featuring Women in STEM, Hosted by Miranda Cosgrove https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCtgUyLVqgkbkVgVZTHMkECQ

SciGirls: Emmy award-winning PBS Kids TV show, website, and educational outreach program that draws on cutting-edge research about what engages girls in STEM.
https://www.scigirlsconnect.org/SciGirls

6 Research-Based Strategies for Engaging Girls in STEM: https://www.scigirlsconnect.org/scigirls-strategies-engage-girls-stem/

She Can STEM:  Meet Role Models Who are Changing the World with STEM https://shecanstem.com/

Women @ JPL:  Features inspirational stories from the women who are paving the way in to new frontiers https://women.jpl.nasa.gov/

Article from US Census Bureau:  Women Making Gains in STEM Occupations but Still Underrepresented https://www.census.gov/library/stories/2021/01/women-making-gains-in-stem-occupations-but-still-underrepresented.html

Aviation For Girls:  Features content tracks for elementary, middle school, and high school students, including a monthly magazine, aerospace instructional activity videos and scholarship information.  https://www.wai.org/aviation-for-girls-app

GIRLS IN STEM ADVISORY BOARD

Colleen Athans

Retired, GE Aviation

Lindsay Gerding

Jacobs

Betty Huck

Retired, P&G

Anusha Komaragiri

GE Aerospace

Emily Morgan

Picture-Perfect Science

Jane Muindi

Secliance

Stephanie Roberts

Jacobs

Kate Schmid

Ethicon