The WOW Moments Made Me Stay

The WOW Moments Made Me Stay

Seeing young women enthusiastically create, inquire, struggle, and persevere alongside strong female mentors is inspiring. Such was the backdrop when Natasha Smith Walker joined PE’s team as Executive Director in 2013. She met one of PE’s STEM Facilitators, Nedume, a...
2022 Spring Partners Spotlight

2022 Spring Partners Spotlight

Since 1999, Project Exploration (PE) has worked to change the face of STEM. With equity at our core, we serve youth from communities historically underrepresented in the STEM fields, and work to remove barriers that prevent black, brown, and low-income youth and young...
Lifting Up Black Leaders in STEM: PE Celebrates Black History Month

Lifting Up Black Leaders in STEM: PE Celebrates Black History Month

“When you launch in a rocket, you’re not really flying that rocket. “The deeper the journey into inner space, the further the possibilities in outer space.” – this is very important – so you don’t have to carry the return fuel when you go there.” “Rocket science is tough, and rockets have a way of failing.”

The Underacknowledged History of Women in STEM

Historically, the scientific achievements of women have been overlooked and undervalued across the globe. In fact, women are represented in only 0.5% of all recorded history, according to The Representation Project! Although, it is important to understand that this...

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