We are a group of graduate students, undergraduates, postdoctoral researchers, and faculty at the University of Washington, Seattle. Our goal is to:

encourage, inspire

& (st)empower

high school students in the Pacific Northwest and Hawaii to pursue STEM-related activities and education post-graduation. If you are a student wishing to participate in our activities, or are interested in getting us involved in your classes, please contact us!

Current Projects [last updated: 01/03/2023]

– Booths: Kentwood High School (01/31), Introduce a Girl to Green Technology (02/18), Echo Lake Elementary (03/01)
– NanoCamp! with Kamehameha Schools in Hawaii (March 2023)
– Summer 2023 coding workshop
– Virtual office hours with Kamehameha Schools

– Activities (Augmented/Virtual Reality, flashlight soldering…)
– STEM demo kit development
– Competitions (agar plates…)
Academic Journal Sharing Service
– Department of Energy Early Career Network (DOE IDREAM ECN) partnership

Pacific Science Center local community engagement
– Spring 2023 STEM RSO fair
– Community outreach through social media TikTok/radio/TV/etc
– Collaborations with CEI & MEM-C
– Internal social events

Latest Events and Updates

Program

STEM ACTIVITIES

Demos, games, workshops, competitions, and lab tours with discussions on relevant concepts and small-group activities.

presentations

On several aspects of STEM: personal life, diversity, career, internships, research and college admissions, life, and other crucial topics followed by informal discussion sessions.

STEMentorship

Mentorship between college-attending STEMentors and small groups of STEMentees (students), whether on research projects, general life, or academics.