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Support us for Do More 24

Support us for Do More 24

On Thursday June 8th, join the movement to support STEM for Her during the Do More 24 Annual Day of Giving event by the United Way.  Your support helps us fund and provide mentoring programs, scholarships and other life-changing opportunities that encourage girls to pursue successful STEM-related careers. 

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Full House for Hidden Figures

Full House for Hidden Figures

Not everyone has an opportunity to be exposed to heroes in STEM - those who define our dreams and our careers. STEM for Her seeks to expose all girls in the DC metro area to women to look up to, in order to inspire and further cement their interest in STEM fields. With the release of Hidden Figures, a film about three female African American mathematicians and engineers working for NASA in the 1950s, we are able to see the tenacity, strength and genius these three women embodied and the path they forged for girls everywhere.  

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Interview with STEM for Her Honorary Board Chair, Dede Haskins

Interview with STEM for Her Honorary Board Chair, Dede Haskins

Each month we will share an interview with a STEM for Her board member to provide a glimpse into our organization, why we think it’s a great cause, and what you can do to help us!

Dede Haskins is currently the Chair of the Honorary Board for STEM for Her and most recently worked as an independent consultant for some of the area’s fastest growing companies. Dede’s efforts for STEM for Her started with Women in Technology (WIT). After serving as the Chair of Membership for two years starting in 2001, she became President Elect for WIT in 2003, and then President of WIT in 2004 and 2005. In 2008, Dede became the Chair of STEM for Her (it had spun off from WIT in 2003).

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MicroStrategy and Datastrong Host “STEM for Her” Race at Upcoming MicroStrategy World™ User Conference

MicroStrategy and Datastrong Host “STEM for Her” Race at Upcoming MicroStrategy World™ User Conference

TYSONS CORNER, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--MicroStrategy® Incorporated (Nasdaq: MSTR), a leading worldwide provider of enterprise software platforms, today announced that it will sponsor and host a 5K run in association with Datastrong, a BI and data warehousing solutions provider, on Wednesday, April 19, 2017, at MicroStrategy’s annual user conference, MicroStrategy World 2017. All proceeds from the event will benefit STEM for Her, a non-profit foundation that supports young women and girls in the Washington, D.C. region who are interested in pursuing careers in science, technology, engineering and math fields of study.

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Thank You to Our Volunteers

Thank You to Our Volunteers

On Thursday, March 2, 2017, STEM for Her volunteers & prospects gathered at Coastal Flats for our annual Appreciation event.  

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STEM for Her Needs Your Volunteer Help!

STEM for Her Needs Your Volunteer Help!

We are excited to announce the reorganization of our committees to help us reach our goals! If you or anyone you know is willing to volunteer, please email volunteer@stemforher.org.

 

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Vote for STEM for Her in the Yelp Foundation Gives Local grant contest

Vote for STEM for Her in the Yelp Foundation Gives Local grant contest

Great news! STEM for Her has been nominated as a finalist in the Yelp Foundation Gives Local grant contest. Now we need your help in order to win a grant of up to $5,000.

No personal donation is required, just your vote, and it only takes a minute!  Just visit yfgiveslocal.org once a day to cast your vote,  from Tuesday, Nov 29 until Friday, Dec. 9.

We would appreciate your support as the grant will allow us to continue supporting women and girls in the DC-metro area pursue STEM-related careers. 

6th Annual Women in Technology and STEM for Her Holiday Giving Gala

6th Annual Women in Technology and STEM for Her Holiday Giving Gala

Don’t miss the 6th Annual Women in Technology and STEM for Her Holiday Giving Gala! Join Women in Technology and STEM for Her in celebrating the holidays and networking with business and technology leaders from the DC metro area while supporting girls and young women pursuing STEM-related careers.

Date: December 8, 2016, 5:30-8:30 pm

Location: TEGNA/Gannett Building
7950 Jones Branch Dr, Mclean, VA 22102
Online Registration

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Interview with Dr. Marian McKee

Interview with Dr. Marian McKee

Each month we will share an interview with a STEM for Her board member, in order to provide a glimpse into our organization, why we think it’s a great cause, and what you can do to help us!

Dr. Marian McKee has served as the Chair for STEM for Her since May of 2015. She is also the Senior Director of Global Operational Development Services at BioReliance a part of MilliporeSigma in Rockville, MD.

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The Women in Technology Education Foundation unveils new name—STEM for Her—and new strategic vision

The Women in Technology Education Foundation unveils new name—STEM for Her—and new strategic vision

Falls Church, Va, (PR Newswire), October 27, 2015 — The Women in Technology Education Foundation today announces it is now called STEM for Her, and is launching a new strategic vision, brand and website to go along with it.

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