2019 Annual Holiday Giving Gala with silent and live auctions
STEM for Her is focused on championing programs and initiatives that foster enthusiasm and empower girls and young women to pursue a career in science, technology, engineering and math fields of study. The Foundation offers financial support in a variety of ways as it works towards its vision of empowering women to change the world by excelling in STEM-related careers.
STEM for Her provides funding for programs that foster STEM interest in girls and young women through field trips, speakers, programs and curriculum development, and contributes program resources for clubs and after school groups in Virginia, Maryland, and D.C. that serve girls.
Acquiring a STEM degree is one of the smartest education paths for young girls today because of the significant benefits to be gained. According to the U.S. Department of Commerce, those with a STEM degree earn on average 26 percent more than their non-STEM counterparts.