Women in STEM

Introduction

Brainiacs Women in STEM Network in an initiative of Brainiacs STEM & Robotics to encourage Women and Girls to study and build careers in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM). The initiative will bring women across Nigeria to discuss issues and challenges facing Women and girls in this important field required for the development of our nation. Participants will also share success stories and agree of path forward to encouraging more women and girls to take up the challenge.

WinSTEM will work with all relevant stakeholders to provide enabling environment for Women and Girls to pursue a decent professional life with bias. To achieve this Brainiacs aims to enhance women’s professional career growth potential through the provision of coaching and mentoring, information about opportunities and referrals.

The initiative is a not for profit venture and all activities, donations and structure will be managed by a board of Trustees.

Our Vision

The vision is to support Women take a strategic position in this important career path toward achieve gender equality in line with Sustainable Development Goal #5.

Our Programmes

  • Quartely Meetup at selected locations

  • School Visitation

  • Mentoring Scheme

  • Set up Girls in STEM Networks in Secondary Schools

  • STEM Competitions for Girls

  • Internship Opportunities

  • Studnets Bursary Allocation

How To Get Involved

Individuals and groups that want to get involved in Brainiacs WinSTEM Network of support any of the initiatives can send an email to WinSTEM@brainiacs.com.ng or call Aisha Amoka [Interim National Coordinator] on +234 806 978 0388. You can follow Aisha Amoka on Twitter @aeeshaar_a for updates on events.

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