Ideas for Winstem WEek

  • Read a book about a woman in STEM; historical or present day.  
  • Write a bio for the AWSN website about a historical woman in STEM, like Rosalind Franklin, Marie Curie, or someone less well known.
  • Read an AWSN bio of an inspiring person, go out and see if you can find them, and do a mini- interview to update their bio since their interview.   
  • Follow the WinSTEM social media to learn more about women in STEM.
  • Pop some popcorn and host a movie night with friends that features strong women in a science based role (i.e. "Hidden Figures") 
  • Go for dinner/drinks out with STEM friends/colleagues.  
  • Sign up to be a Cybermentor.
  • Volunteering to do something that encourages girls or young women to be interested in STEM.  Watch WinSTEM pages for events where you can volunteer.  
  • Volunteer to present a STEM-related topic at a local school.
  • Volunteer to present a STEM-related topic to a local groups e.g. Girl Guilds.
  • Go for coffee or lunch with STEM professional coworkers you barely know.
  • Attend an open/public WinSTEM week event.
  • Attend the WiSEST 35th Anniversary event: NoBelles event Oct 12.
  • Attend the AWSN STEM Affair on Oct 14th.
  • Present a demo at the STEM Affair on Oct 14th. 
  • Do a Google search of women in STEM internationally and locally.
  • Do a Google search of local groups that support women in STEM, or check out the AWSN.org website to learn about many local groups
  • Visit a science centre with a group of girls.