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About E-STEM

E-STEM's Purpose

The Empowering Students Through Experience and Mentorship(E-STEM) group of chapters aims to raise the next generation of leaders, by using STEM concepts. 

 

E-STEM Chapters brings K to 12th-grade students together to learn about different careers, cultures, and exciting experiences outside of their communities. Additionally, E-STEM members prepare for college and the professional careers through various workshops, groups, and conferences.  All of the programs, events and competitions members participate in ultimately equip them with the necessary tools to become the next generation of engineers, scientist, entrepreneurship, civic leaders and more.

 

How Does E-STEM Work

E-STEM Chapters has three different levels of chapters to cater to the needs of students within an array of grades. Students participate in chapter meetings, and events typically twice a month. Each meeting focuses on different STEM topics while local experience days can range from visiting science museums, attending expos/conference or having professional development, entrepreneurship and college readiness workshops. Members also engage in local and national STEM competitions such as  the Drone Competition, Try Math a Lon and Technical Innovation Competition.

 

Our Results

100% High School Graduation and College Acceptance Rate

2021 NSBE National PCI Female of the Year Receipt Award

First Place at the 2018 Kidslinked Expo Math Quiz Bowl

First Place at the 2018 Eastbay NSBE Drone Competition.

First Place at the Local Engineering Design Competition

Second Place at the 2017 National Technical Innovation Competition

Leadership Diversity Alliance 2018 San Diego Conference Workshop Presenters

 

Cost & How to Obtain Funding

Each chapter has different fees, which can be found on chapter website pages. In most cases K-3rd grade students only pay $25 a year for programming as our 4th - 12th-grade students pay $80 a year for members.

 

However, students who sign up and participate in two-three approved fundraisers over the summer will have their membership fees waived completely(subject to change).

 

Benefits