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: 09/22/2022]

– Department of Energy Early Career Network (DOE IDREAM ECN) partnership
– Coding workshop Summer 2023
– Mentoring tribal high school students via University of Hawaii
Pacific Science Center local community engagement

– Workshops (Augmented/Virtual – Reality, flashlight soldering)
– Science kits + competitions (agar cultures, optics)
– Academic journal distribution

– Community outreach through media TikTok/radio/TV/etc
– Collaborations with CEI & MEM-C
– Internal social events

Latest Events and Updates



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


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


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