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Keeping Girls in STEM

1000 Girls, 1000 Futures

Published June 09, 2017

The New York Academy of Sciences and its Global STEM Alliance partners want to grow the STEM pipeline, and engage and retain more young women in STEM-related careers. Our programs pair motivated, enthusiastic female mentors with smart, STEM-focused undergraduates at colleges and universities throughout the U.S. (Next Scholars), or with high school girls from around the world (1000 Girls,1000 Futures), to help them develop essential 21st century skills. In this video you'll meet some of the amazing girls in the 1000 Girls, 1000 Futures program who are committed to a future in STEM.

Learn more about 1000 Girls, 1000 Futures for high school girls.

Meet some of our
1000 Girls