May 5, 2023
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Happy Spring from STEMinist! In this issue read all about ways to get involved this summer, and more! Get inspired and get involved with all the STEM news that STEMINIST brings to you! This includes upcoming events, scholarships, and news about you and your peers.
Upcoming Events that you don't want to miss!
Just Vertical - Build your own garden
May 23rd, 2023 4:30-5:30pm CT/5:30-6:30pm ET
Join us for a webinar to learn all about 2c2i's Just Vertical. We will be hosting a virtual call and giving everyone a chance to start their very own garden at home!

Just Vertical develops highly efficient and beautiful indoor gardens that enable anyone to grow their own fresh, healthy food at home, without the environmental damage of traditional farming. The Toronto-based company is on a mission to empower everyone to be part of the food resilience solution by developing indoor garden systems for every family and lifestyle.

Virtual Science – Build a Generator
Sept. 20th, 2023 4:30-6:30pm CT/5:30-7:30pm ET
Calling all high school aged young women in the Chicago, Philadelphia, DC, and Baltimore area!

Join our Student Mentors to create your own generator and learn a little of the science behind nuclear energy. We'll send you any materials you'll need to create your generator. 

Virtual Science - Rubber band Racers
Nov. 8th, 2023 4:30-6:00pm CT/5:30-7:00pm ET
Join our Student Mentors in a light hearted engineering challenge to make the most efficient rubber band race car. We'll send you the materials you'll need to create your racer.  

The Exelon STEM Academy celebrates Earth Day!
Every day is Earth Day!
Looking for a way to test some of your STEM knowledge this month? Look no further!

The official Earth Day website has tons of exciting quizzes and activities to help you celebrate earth day properly this year.

Check out the link below and quiz yourself and your friends on your knowledge on all things green energy, sustainability and more!

STEM on the Web
Become a NASA Citizen Scientist
Show you care by becoming a NASA citizen scientist! Our citizen science programs are collaborations with NASA scientists and members of the public. Choose from a variety of NASA Earth projects to play a vital role in research aimed at helping us better understand our changing planet.

NASA has several projects accessible world-wide that you can work on with other citizen scientists and experts. There is something for everyone click below to learn more and join in on all the fun!
2022-2023 Exelon STEM Academy Mentorship Program comes to a close
The Exelon STEM Academy is all about encouraging young women to pursue careers in STEM. What better way to do this than to connect you with professionals already in the field?

Our Mentees are brought into cohort groups at the beginning of the school year and meet every month from October to April. In these groups we come together and discuss various topics such as Internships, resumes and more!

Stay involved with STEMinist and be on the lookout for our 2023-2024 Mentorship Program this fall!
Recognize your STEM power!
Xiuyi Tan
Xiuyi Tan, a 2021 Exelon STEM Leadership Academy participant and Exelon scholar, is a computer science major at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Recently, she was invited to UIUC’s Celebration of Excellence for receiving the Sandra L. and John P. Rankin Engineering Scholarship, an award dedicated to women in computer science from Illinois. She had the pleasure of meeting fellow computer science students, award recipients, and notable faculty at the university. Following this recognition, Xiuyi hopes to contribute more to the classroom and field as well as achieve greater accomplishments. 
The 2023 Exelon Foundation STEM Academies are just around the corner! Hear from last year’s participants about their experience...
STEM Scholarships for 2023
Do you see yourself going from high school to college? Visualize your graduation day and then your move in day to the college/university/trade school of your choice.

Do you need help to finance this vision?

We have compiled a list of websites that have scholarships that might fit you!
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