Engage girls and boys from underrepresented populations through hands-on instruction in science, technology, engineering, and math STEM while developing their leadership and communications skills.
The initiative will continue to engage and support participating students with mentoring, special events, and resources as they prepare for college and beyond. We will be conducting research to measure the efficacy of the program, understand how to scale up our efforts, and provide a road map for others to replicate our success. This program is open to qualified high school girls and boys.
It's really great to learn that there are so many powerful women and it's really inspiring—it makes me feel like I can do that, too. Improving the access to, and quality of, STEM education is the key to increasing equality and a competitive edge in one of the most important business sectors for the future.
Today, she's majors in Computer Science at Columbia. Here's what she has learned. Rita Charon, M. : girlsinstem [[at]] sps [[dot]] columbia [[dot]] edu.
Some of these face-to-face courses will be offered in the HyFlex format to ensure that all of our students can make progress toward their degree requirements, if faced with delays due to student visas or vaccination effectiveness wait times. Launched by Columbia University's School of Professional Studies with support from corporate partners and community organizations, the Columbia Girls in STEM Initiative addresses the persistent gender gap across science, technology, engineering and math fields.
It prepares students from underrepresented populations to enter college and the workplace with increased confidence and capability. The initiative completed its fourth year in four cities across the United States.
Our Approach Engage girls and boys from underrepresented populations through hands-on instruction in science, technology, engineering, and math STEM while developing their leadership and communications skills. Elizabeth Byrnes, Goldman Sachs. Gizelle T. Executive Sponsors.
Participant Sponsor. Initiative Presenters. Expand All. Professor of Astronomy Rachel Austin, Ph.