About Us

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OUR GOALS

Our mission is to engage, excite, and retain girls' interests and participation in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM).

We seek to

  • Enhance mathematical and scientific abilities
  • Increase interest in pursuing studies and careers in STEM 
  • Instill an appreciation of the social values of STEM
  • Encourage parental support and student achievement

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PROGRAM ACTIVITIES

Our activities include

  • Weekly interactive after-school enrichment program in STEM  
  • Outstanding mentorship with University of Maryland-College Park undergraduate students who serve as role models for middle school girls
  • Field trips to math and science educational and research centers, such as, Bladensburg Waterfront Park and  NASA Goddard Space Flight Center

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LEARN MORE

Interested in learning more about G.E.M.S.? Contact us at info@gemspgcounty.org

G.E.M.S. Advisory Board

Ms. Sarah D’ALEXANDER, Community Engagement Coordinator

Dr. Tamara GOYEA, Senior Data Scientist

Ms. Shanna PITTER, Physical Scientist

Dr. Raluca ROSCA, Lecturer/Co-Director of G.E.M.S.

Dr. Segayle THOMPSON, Research Scientist/Lecturer

Ms. Tina STITH-TWINE, Web Developer/Computer Programmer

Ms. Hillary WOOD, IT Supervisor/Project Manager

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Sponsors & Partners

Sponsors

 

The Community Foundation for the National Capital Region

AΩE-Upsilon Chapter

Prince George’s County Councilmember Mary Lehman (District 1)

Prince George’s County Councilmember Dannielle Glaros (District 3)