Women in STEAM

STEAM student sculpting

STEAM for Girls

Girls have much to offer in the worlds of science, technology, engineering, the arts, and mathematics (STEAM) and are encouraged to apply. At STEAM Academy you will be introduced to and become familiar with the STEAM disciplines, receive practical hands-on experiences with STEAM subjects, be encouraged and supported by teachers and staff in your STEAM studies, and meet and be mentored by female role models in STEAM careers.

Why should girls pursue a career in technology?

Girls are capable learners who can excel in technology careers and shape the future of technology with their thoughts and idea. Girls pursuing technology or technology-related careers will be well-positioned to benefit from the abundant economic and career opportunities created by the technology revolution. Pursuing an education in technology will equip girls with the skills necessary to add their creativity and ideas to technology innovations, product development, and more. Girls with technology skills and education will become part of the next generation of technology creators, influencers, innovators, and decision-makers.

Did You Know?

Ada Lovelace is considered the first computer programmer. In the mid-1800s, she theorized the concept of looping, which computers still use today.
Katherine Johnson worked as an aerospace technologist for NASA. She was part of a team of scientists who worked on finding a solution to return astronauts safely to Earth. A movie, Hidden

Figures, about Katherine Johnson when she worked for NASA were released in 2017.

  • Stories of women working in STEAM fields
  • You, Future Technology Worker
    • You could become a part of a group of powerful women who have chosen careers in STEAM fields
    • Add your voice and ideas to future technology advancements
    • Empowering the next generation of women in technology