Ana Kay Yaghoubian

Ana Kay Yaghoubian is the STEM senior manager at AAUW. Ana Kay is expanding two STEM programs for girls to AAUW branches across the United States: Tech Trek and Tech Savvy. Her work with AAUW touches on many issues of gender and inequality, such as closing the pay gap through promoting high-paying STEM careers and ending the implicit bias girls and women can face in the classroom She also documents and promotes current branch and national efforts around STEM, and collaborates with STEM nonprofits and corporations.

Tech Savvy Application

Apply by September 18, 2015, to bring the science and technology conference to girls near you. Read more »

Spotlight on STEM E-newsletter

Spotlight on STEM is a quarterly newsletter for AAUW members across the country working to encourage girls and women to study science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM). It features updates from AAUW headquarters, upcoming STEM activities for girls, and resources for activists and other women in STEM fields.

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AAUW STEM chairs, Tech Trek and Tech Savvy chairs, and subscribers
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  |   , ,   |   May 26, 2015
Eight girls stand by a rope climbing structure with a zoo enclosure in the background.

4 Leader Essentials for STEM Chairs

STEM chairs host programs for local girls with their branches and state leadership, assist with expansion of the national AAUW Tech Trek and Tech Savvy programs, and spread the word about AAUW’s research in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM). Check out these tips to bring STEM opportunities to more girls in your community. Read more »

  |   , ,   |   July 30, 2014

2015 Tech Trek Camp Application

Apply to host a Tech Trek camp in the summer of 2015! AAUW branches, states, and affiliated entities are welcome to apply.

DEADLINE: September 1, 2014 Read more »

Proof that the Tech Trek STEM Camps for Girls Get Results (And How You Can Use It)

AAUW’s Tech Trek camps have been proven to make a real difference in encouraging girls in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM). We surveyed campers who attended Tech Trek in […] Read more »

  |     |   May 20, 2014
Girl Scouts in a classroom holding up pieces of paper related to the lesson plan

Use This Lesson Plan to Introduce Girls to Engineering

Winning “Battle of the Plans” lesson, Fifth-Graders Can Be Industrial Engineers, Too! A Greeting Card Assembly Line, teaches girls what it’s like to be an industrial engineer through a creative activity that models assembly-line production. Read more »

  |   ,   |   December 05, 2013

STEM Video: What Happens at Tech Trek

AAUW’s Tech Trek camp for girls is taking the nation by storm. Want to show your community just how “hands on” our science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) programming is? Count on this action packed video to show that what happens at Tech Trek definitely does NOT stay at Tech Trek.

Video length: 00:02:29

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Marie Wolbach stands next to California Tech Trek alumna Ellen Le.

Marie Wolbach, Tech Trek Founder, Honored with “Classic Woman” Award

This week, Traditional Home magazine honored five women for their exceptional volunteerism with the Classic Woman Award. Read more »

Article   |   Community   |   September 23, 2013
daughter STEM conference

teentech™ Program in a Box

Use this daylong event to inspire middle and high school girls to pursue science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) careers, where women are still greatly underrepresented. Read more »

  |   ,   |   September 19, 2013

Branch/State STEM Chair Position Description

The science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) education chair serves on an AAUW branch or state board. The purpose of the role is to champion women’s representation in STEM by encouraging women and girls to pursue these educational and career fields. Read more »

  |   , ,   |   July 31, 2013