Sisters in Science
What is Sisters in Science?
- An afterschool program of the New Britain Youth Museum designed to foster interest in STEM (science, technology, engineering, math) education & careers.
- Our goal is to eliminate the social, economic and cultural barriers that stand in the way of young female minds in their pursuit of STEM.
- We offer earlier access to hands-on STEM education and social emotional development to maintain girls’ interests in the sciences.
Who can be a mentor?
- College students
- Community professionals
- Retired STEM & Education professions
- Background check required
- No experience needed
Mentors will meet with mentees once a month for:
- Career and college exploration activities
- Hands-on STEM activities
- Homework help
- Building resource to STEM
- Empowering and impacting change
- Create a sisterhood
- Games, fun and more!
DiLoreto Magnet School
732 Slater Rd, New Britain, CT
Girls in grades 5-7th Every last Thursdays of the month 3:15-5:15p.m.
Oct.–May 2018-19 School Year
To sign up or for more information contact
Lisette Velasquez, STE(A)M Outreach Coordinator
Phone: (860) 225-3020
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