Ignite a love for science and technology by becoming a STEM Girl Today!

Discover authentic and relevant STEM experiences in our free program aimed at children grades 3-6. All participants, regardless of gender, are welcome! Meet women actively working in STEM-related fields, and learn what they do through hands-on presentations and programing!

Upcoming Programs

The following STEM Girls programs are available to book over the phone.

Please note: Families must stay in the room during the program with participants who are 12 and younger.*
*According to Cincinnati Museum Center admission policy, children 12 and under must be accompanies by a guardian who is at least 18. Children who are 13+ may attend by themselves.

My Five Senses (Grades 3rd-5th)

Saturday, January 14, 2023

Come learn from Margaret van Gilse of Bexion Pharmaceuticals! This fun filled session helps students gain a better understanding of sight, hearing, touch taste and smell.

Grades 3rd–5th: 10 to 11:30 a.m.


Introduction to Cells-The Grand Tour (Grades 6th-8th)

Saturday, January 14, 2023

Come learn from Margaret van Gilse of Bexion Pharmaceuticals! This interactive session providing an overview of the animal cell, functions of cell parts, leading to the design and building of a cell.

Grades 6th–8th: 1 to 2:30 p.m.

Spring 2023 Programs

Mark your calendars! The following STEM Girls programs go on sale Monday, January 9 at 10 a.m. and will be available to book over the phone.

Architecture and You!

Sunday, February 5, 2023

Join architects Zoe Gizara, AIA, from MSP Design, and Sarah Kleiner, AIA, from EnVisage Architecture, to explore how structures are designed and built. Learn what architects do by diving into their design process, then complete your own architecture activty.

Grades 3rd–5th: 10 to 11:30 a.m.
Grades 6th–8th: 1 to 2:30 p.m.


Medical Devices and Engineering

Saturday, March 4, 2023

Join Marissa Kamenir from Ethicon to discover the ways engineers are revolutionizing medical technology to not only improve everyday life, but to save lives.

Grades 3rd–5th: 10 to 11:30 a.m.
Grades 6th–8th: 1 to 2:30 p.m.


Is it Magic? No, it's Mechanical Engineering!

Sunday, April 16, 2023

From exploring simple machines like levers and pulleys to complex machines like airplanes that take us all around the world, our day will be spent with GE Aerospace engineers Asha Belarski and Marissa Dusek discovering exciting ways to make objects move while learning how you can invent your own machines.

Grades 3rd–5th: 10 to 11:30 a.m.
Grades 6th–8th: 1 to 2:30 p.m.

We’ve reached out to STEM professionals to learn more about the work they do and the advice they have for the STEM leaders of tomorrow.

STEM Girls programming is made possible in part by a #GenderEquityGrant from @ScienceCenters and @IfThenSheCan.

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