STEM Girls Change the World

a virtual event

LEARN. ENGAGE. CONNECT.


FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 5, 2021

4:00 P.M. – 5:30 P.M. PT

STEM Girls Change the World

a virtual event

LEARN. ENGAGE. CONNECT.


FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 5, 2021

4:00 P.M. – 6:30 P.M. PT

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about the event

Join us for STEM Girls Change the World 2021, a virtual celebration highlighting girls and women in STEM who are changing the world and the companies that support them.

You’ll meet leading girls and women in STEM, and learn about innovative STEM companies and their programs that support girls and women in science, technology, engineering and math.

STEM Girls Change the World is for STEM girls and their families, women in STEM majors and careers, and anyone else passionate about the possibilities of STEM.

With a special fireside chat with Gitanjali Rao, Time’s 2020 Kid of The Year, this year’s event will be a one-of-a-kind celebration of STEM girls and women changing the world.


You must be 18+ years old to register for the event. All ages are welcome to attend. Attendees under the age of 18 must be accompanied by an adult. 


Friday, November 5, 2021

4:00 P.M. to 5:30 P.M. PT

STEM Companies Changing the World

Learn about what companies are doing to make an impact.

STEM Girls and Women Changing the World

Engage through a Fireside Chat with TIME Magazine’s 2020 Kid of the Year Gitanjali Rao and a Q&A Panel with Women in the STEM workplace.

Take Your Part in Changing the World

Celebrate with other great STEM minds and kick-off to National STEM Day on November 8!

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SPEAKERS

Inventor, TIME Magazine’s first ever “Kid of the Year” in 2020, Young Scientist Challenge Winner, Recipient of the United States Environmental Protection Agency President’s Environmental Youth Award

GITANJALI RAO

TIME MAGAZINE’S 2020 KID OF THE YEAR

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FAQ

What is STEM Girls Change the World?

This event is a celebration event highlighting girls and women in STEM changing the world and the companies that support them. The goals of the event are to gain awareness and support for girls and women in STEM who are changing the world, and bring awareness to innovative STEM companies and their programs supporting girls and women in STEM! Attendees will be STEM girls and their families, women in STEM careers, women in STEM majors, STEM companies, and overall STEM advocates.

When and where will the STEM Girls Change the World take place?

The STEM Girls Change the World event will take place 100% virtually on Friday, November 5, 2021 from 4:00 P.M. to 5:30 P.M. PST on the event app Whova.

What will take place during STEM Girls Change the World?

The virtual event will include several areas for connection.

  • General sessions in the Main Room will include a live-streamed presentation on STEM Companies Changing the World, a live Fireside Chat with Gitanjali Rao, TIME Magazine’s 2020 Kid of the Year, and a live Q&A Panel with prominent women in STEM. 
  • In the Career Fair, partnering organizations will each have a virtual booth. Attendees are able to view videos, engage in live discussions, see open job opportunities and learn about application processes from a variety of companies. 
  • In the hosted Breakout Rooms, attendees will have the chance to learn even more about specific companies who host breakout sessions. This will be a more intimate opportunity to connect directly and get detailed information.

What kind of technology is required to participate?

Although a quiet place from which to participate is ideal, they can attend the event from anywhere. Whova online events are fully compatible with Desktop (web) on the following browsers when updated to the latest version: Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, and Microsoft Edge. Whova online events are also mobile optimized so attendees can use their tablet or smartphone devices to participate.

Who will attend STEM Girls Change the World?

This event is for all ages and for anyone who wants to learn about and engage with STEM companies and individuals that are changing the world and to connect with each other through a love of STEM. However for safety reasons, we asked that attendees who are under 18 years old please be accompanied by an adult.

Should I share my Profile?

Attendee profiles should only be shared if attendee is 18 years old or older.

To make Profile Invisible:

On the Home Page in the Whova App, click on your profile icon on the left, go to “Settings.” Go to “Profile Visibility” and turn this function off.

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Gitanjali Rao

Gitanjali Rao was recognized as America’s Top Young Scientist and received an EPA Presidential award for inventing her device “Tethys”—an early lead detection tool. Gitanjali is also the inventor of “Epione”—a device for early diagnosis of prescription opioid addiction using genetic engineering, and “Kindly”—an anti-cyberbullying service using AI and Natural Language processing.


She was honored as Forbes “30 Under 30 in Science” in 2019 and TIME’s “Top Young Innovator” and “TIME Kid of the Year” for her innovations and STEM workshops she conducts globally, which has inspired over 50,000 students in the last two years across five continents and 26 countries. In her sessions, she shares her own process of innovation that can be used by students all over the world. She often presents in global and corporate forums on innovation and the importance of STEM.


Gitanjali is the author of the book “Young Innovator’s Guide to STEM”, which guides students, educators, or teachers with a prescribed 5 step innovation process. She was honored as one of America’s Top Youth Volunteers by Prudential in 2021 for her workshops. She is working with large organizations to influence an innovation curriculum earlier in education in underprivileged areas.