Aims of the project
To encourage and raise the aspirations of women who wish enter into the field of STEM in further or higher education.
Background and goals
The project is has been running since 2008, with five conferences having been held to date. The next conference will be in the autumn of 2019.
All of the administration for the event is undertaken by St Mary’s. Financial support is provided by GSA schools in the Easter Region and 2017 saw the second event run with support and partnership from UTC, Cambridge.
The general feedback from schools has been very positive, with many expressing their gratitude and stating that they had enjoyed the event.
Approximately 300 girls in Years 10 and 11; 7 state schools were involved.
Frequency and duration