Chicago Learning Days 2022

Chicago Learning Days 2022

Chicago Learning Days was a blast! Huge thanks to our community and STEM partners who helped make it a success! Project Exploration believes that it’s important to engage with students of all ages to provide holistic learning opportunities and resources that...
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...
Spring Programs Spotlight

Spring Programs Spotlight

Project Exploration (PE) has created transformative learning opportunities for youth underrepresented in the sciences–particularly students of color and girls – for more than 23 years.  While Fall program sessions are intended to expose students to and get them...

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...
Spring Programs Wrap-Up at Project Exploration

Spring Programs Wrap-Up at Project Exploration

Project Exploration hosted its 20th annual Reflection of Knowledge at Cisco Meraki on Thursday, May 16, 2019. This year, the Reflection of Knowledge brought together nearly 50 youth from Sisters4Science, Brothers4Science, and the West Side STEM Learning Center. Each program shared their favorite project from the year, presenting their findings and highlighting the challenges and how they worked through them.

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