Talent Accelerator Program for High School and College Women

Emerging Leaders in STEM!

Registration is open, earn a $500 Stipend!

This fast-paced, hybrid program introduces high school and college women to biotechnology

and engineering in an all-female cohort environment. Students will get hands-on laboratory

experiences and meet female luminaries from across the spectrum of STEM careers.

What will you do in Emerging Leaders in STEM?

• Participate in (5) virtual career development workshops starting Spring 2024

• Virtual Dates: April 13, April 17, May 4, May 18, and June 1

• Attend a one-week hands-on lab intensive located in San Antonio, Texas

• Session Dates: June 3-7, June 10-14, and June 24-28

• Gain laboratory skills in genetic engineering and synthetic biology

• Meet strong women who are kicking butt and taking names in STEM fields.

• Practice in demand 21st Century STEM skills like networking and public speaking

• Build friendships with women who have similar interests.

• Get a completion certificate to add to your college application or résumé!

Who can apply?

• Any female student (ages 14-22) attending high school or college

• Individuals who identify as female, cisgender, transgender, and non-binary

By Vanessa Jimenez
Vanessa Jimenez STEM Coordinator of Student Engagement and Industrial Outreach