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Review all the announcements below for the latest news and events.


2019 STEM Program Application

We are now accepting applications for our 2019 Early STEM Immersion Programs. If you are interested in participating in any of our STEM programs for 2019, an application must be submitted by January 12, 2019. FAQs are provided below.

“If you have attended past events, you are still REQUIRED to complete a 2019 application.”

Frequently Asked Questions


2018 Holiday Day of Service

 This is the last month of the year, and we are glad to partner with Kaiser Permanente’s KPAAPA employee group for a Holiday Day of Service. We ask you to join us to assemble hygiene kits and sort donated items for people in need this holiday season. An overview of STEM career roles at KP will also be provided. This event is open to girls 7-17s well as parents and guardians.

Date: Saturday, 12.15.2018

Time: 12pm-3pm

Location: 3190 Klose Way, Richmond, CA

(in the Em Downer Community Room)

Click here to sign-up by Monday, December 12, 2018. 


2018 Fall Robotics Program

Post-Robotics Survey


We are no longer taking applications for our 2018 Fall Robotics Program. Our robotics programs provide an opportunity for young girls to work in teams, learn to code, research a real-world problem, and are challenged to develop a solution.

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Pre-Robotics Survey – HERE

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2018 Spring Robotics Program Closeout Celebration

May 4th was our closeout celebration for our spring session FIRST Lego League robotics program. Last year our ladies competed in the NorCal FLL competition and won the Judges Award. This year they competed against each other.

Congratulations to our winners, the Fresh Coders (Sara Topete, Jernell Holloway and Dajè Gammage-Finney).


2018 Family Financial Workshop

Join us for our family financial workshop, “Does Money Really Grow on Trees,” on how to think about and manage money. In this workshop co-hosted by Financial Advisor Jasper Smith, we will discuss saving, spending, and investing to help participants build a foundation of good financial habits BEFORE they get their first job or credit card! The workshop is Saturday, April 21th from 10:00am to 1:00pm at West Oakland Youth Center.

The workshop is open to girls 7-17 and parents/guardians.

To sign-up Youth or to Volunteer, Sign-Up Here.

See flyer below for details.

Sign-up deadline: Tuesday, April 14th.

Financial Workshop


In Honor of Women’s History Month

Wrapping up our Women in STEM Wednesday’s for Women’s History Month, we are featuring some of our Board Members, Adamaka Ajaelo, CaT Bobino, Shalonda Tillman, Gervetti Lockett,  and Josette Neal-De-Stanton. Check out the amazing women below, and don’t forget to follow us on facebook.com/selfestemorg!


In Honor of Women’s History Month

This week for our Women in STEM Wednesday’s, we have April Sandoval, Summer Lynn Bey, Michelle Teng and Ayori Selassie. Check out the amazing women below, and don’t forget to follow us on facebook.com/selfestemorg!


2018 Field Trip to UBER

Self-eSTEM will take a trip to UBER, March 28th, 2018, to learn about careers in Tech. If you are available to attend sign-up below. We will depart from the West Oakland BART station at 2pm SHARP!!!

There are only 25 spots available so sign up fast! The sign up deadline is NEXT TUESDAY, March 20th, 2018!

Sign-Up Form

Uber Trip


In Honor of Women’s History Month

This week for our Women in STEM Wednesday’s, we have Dr. Donna White Carey, Dr. Faiza Mohammed al-Kharafi, Dr. Jane X. Luu and Dr. Jacqueline Romero. Check out the amazing women below.


In Honor of Women’s History Month

Join us every Wednesday in March, as we celebrate the women that have contributed to advancements in science, technology, math, and engineering. This week we look at Dr. Hadiyah-Nicole Green, Dr. Uma Chowdry, and Nicole Hernandez Hammer, MBA.


SAVE THE DATE

2018 Fundraiser - Cocktails for a Cause


2018 STEM Career Workshop

Join us for a STEM career workshop using an innovative “career” experience application. Focusing on the “what’s in it for me,” it combines career assessment, career information database and an online game for young people!

Pre-Survey

Post-Survey

Post Educator/Facilitator Survey

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Winners of the Judges Awards in 2017 NorCal FIRST Lego League Competition!

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2018 Robotics Program

Post-Robotics Program Survey – HERE


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