[steAm Co., Ltd.] “STEM Girls+ Night Cafe”, a STEM x gender
information exchange event that transcends the boundaries of universities and fields, will be held on 2/15
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Press release: February 8, 2024
“STEM Girls+ Night Cafe”, a STEM x gender information exchange event that transcends the boundaries of universities and fields, will be held on 2/15
*Gather around female science and engineering students! Would you like to talk about your career path, job hunting, career and study concerns?*
steAm Co., Ltd. (Headquarters: Toshima-ku, Tokyo, Representative: Sachiko Nakajima) is hosting an online exchange event “STEM
Cafe” will be held on Thursday, February 15, 2024 from 8:00 PM to 9:00 PM. steAm representative, 2025 Osaka-Kansai Expo Theme Project Producer Sachiko Nakajima served as moderator, University of Tokyo Interfaculty Initiative in Information Studies/Institute of Industrial Science Professor Mari Oshima, Copy AI Co., Ltd.
We will welcome Asumi Saito, Fairness Lead (former co-founder of NPO Waffle), as a speaker, and invite participation from female university students pursuing STEM-related degrees. We will create a place where people can feel free to exchange opinions and consult about the importance of making friends in building a career, and above all, how to live a life centered on “love.”
2/15 “STEM Girls+ Night Cafe”
The rate of Japanese women entering STEM fields is extremely low at 27.8% in the Faculty of Science and 15.8% in the Faculty of
Engineering (Source: 2020 White Paper on Gender Equality). The current situation is that it is difficult to find.
Therefore, the Asia Foundation, a non-profit international development organization (headquartered in San Francisco, California, U.S.), has launched a STEM
We have launched the ConnectHER program. College women in STEM fields are offered career development opportunities, including mentorship, industry visits to leading technology companies, fully-paid skills acquisition in artificial intelligence (AI), job placement courses, and access to other learning resources. I am.
The Asia Foundation collaborates with steAm to promote STEM in Japan. We are looking for women studying in STEM fields to join the ConnectHER program. Take advantage of this opportunity by registering using the link below:
Asia Foundation STEM ConnectHER website https://stemconnecther.org Asia Foundation STEM ConnectHER registration form
setAm Co., Ltd. STEM Girls’ Network registration form *
*If you are not comfortable with English, you can also register through the “STEM Girls’ Network” above.
Asia Foundation STEM ConnectHER Website
steAm aims to “democratize creativity” and seeks to build a playful and inclusive co-creative society, and its representative, Nakajima, is a member of the Cabinet Office STEM Girls.
One of her missions is to convey the appeal of STEM to as many women as possible, including serving as an Ambassador. In 2022, steAm will continue to support Asia Foundation’s STEM
We will support the expansion of “ConnectHER” in Japan. As part of this effort, we will hold the “STEM Girls+ Night”.
We will be holding a cafe.
“STEM Girls+ Night” will be held on Thursday, February 15, 2024 from 8:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
“Cafe” will feature Mari Oshima, professor at the Interfaculty Initiative in Information Studies/Institute of Industrial Science, the University of Tokyo, and Copy AI Co., Ltd.
An online night where you can casually chat with three people who love each other: fairness lead (former co-founder of NPO Waffle) Asumi Saito, steAm representative, and Osaka/Kansai Expo theme project producer Sachiko Nakajima.
to hold. We aim to create a place where you can feel free to share your life-sized worries about your career path, studies, job hunting, career, etc. while drinking delicious coffee. We not only talk about gender, but also feel free to talk about the various barriers and difficulties that exist in society, and we hope to create a place where we can turn diverse weaknesses into value together.
In order to co-create a society where each and every individual’s life shines, we aim to support female university students majoring in STEM fields, female high school students who want to enter STEM fields, those who are active in STEM fields, those who want to be active in STEM fields, and STEM× If you are aware of issues related to gender or would like to exchange opinions towards an inclusive society, please feel free to contact us at STEM
We hope to be able to join you at Girls+ Night Cafe. We welcome the participation of diverse people regardless of gender.
steAm plans to continue holding STEM Girls+ (Night) Cafes like this on a regular basis.
*“STEM Girls+ Night Cafe” event overview*
Date and time: February 15, 2024 (Thursday) 20:00-21:00
Co-sponsored by: Asia Foundation, steAm Co., Ltd.
Holding method: ZOOM
Language used: Japanese
Participation fee: Free
Application form: https://forms.gle/7FaVpSsB7WZrr2ng8
・Mari Oshima, Professor, Interfaculty Initiative in Information Studies, University of Tokyo/Institute of Industrial Science ・Copy Co., Ltd. AI fairness lead (former NPO Waffle co-founder) Asumi Saito Moderator:
・Representative of steAm Co., Ltd., 2025 Osaka Kansai Expo theme project producer Sachiko Nakajima
2) Program introduction
3) Talk (dialogue)
4) Exchange meeting
2/15 “STEM Girls+ Night Cafe”
* What is The Asia Foundation? *
The Asia Foundation is a nonprofit international development organization dedicated to improving lives and expanding opportunities for people in the Asia-Pacific region. Drawing on 70 years of experience and deep local knowledge, our work focuses on governance, climate action, gender equality, education and leadership, inclusive growth, and international cooperation. Supported by our headquarters in San Francisco and our office in Washington, DC, we operate in more than 20 countries through 17 country offices in the Asia-Pacific region.
Asia Foundation Website https://asiafoundation.org
STEM ConnectHER website https://stemconnecther.org/
*What is steAm, Inc.?*
steAm advocates the “democratization of creativity,” believes in the creativity that overflows in all things, and promotes exciting learning and play for ages 0-120 through STEAM* education, and strives for playful and inclusive co-creation. Exploring the construction of society. We are also promoting the Future Earth School, which promotes the creation of places for co-creation that connect people and create new value by connecting various places in Japan and overseas. Representative Nakajima is from the Cabinet Office STEM
She also serves as a Girls Ambassador, and one of her missions is to convey the appeal of STEM to as many women as possible.
*STEAM is a combination of the first letters of the English words Science, Technology, Engineering, Art/Arts, and Mathematics, and is an exciting, A coined word representing creative, practical, and cross-disciplinary learning and learning methods.
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