If you’re a Hispanic STEM student, you’re in good company. 80% of SHPE’s members are students, and they’re attending hundreds of different high schools, colleges, and technical programs all over the country. With this kind of reach, there is bound to be one near you. If not, let’s start one today!
Calif. program helps girls with STEM, social skills
Girls ages 8 to 17 who live in the San Francisco Bay area can learn social skills, get math help and explore STEM subjects at Jion Academy, a Saturday morning program in Oakland. The academy's co-founder, Jacqueline Hunt-Willis, said the program teaches participants how they can "fit into the world and also stand out."
Kori Douglas, a sophomore Architecture major at UC Berkeley originally from Stockton, helps girls aged 8-14 in the Rubies, Emeralds, Diamonds & Sapphires program at Jion Academy, a non-profit in Oakland that offers classes ranging from cybersecurity to poetry and tennis, on Saturday, October 26, 2019. (Dylan Bouscher/Bay Area News Group)