Attendees at STEM Advantage women's history month capstone event

Women’s History Month event

As the capstone to Women’s History Month, STEM Advantage held an event last night for scholars, alumni, mentors and other women professionals from Women in Technology: Hollywood (WiTH), Technology Women in Entertainment and Qvest.  There was an amazing panel of Women Technology Leaders sharing insights on the topic of Finding Your Voice: How to contribute impactfully at work. Thank you

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Photos of students at Microsoft event with STEM Advantage

Microsoft Event

STEM Advantage kicked off our 2024 Leadership Development series, featuring career panels and professional development topics, such as behavioral interviewing and LinkedIn profile optimization for our scholars! As part of the program, Microsoft graciously hosted an AI Briefing and Networking event at their Irvine Technology Center. Special thanks to Brian Gant, Global Client Director at

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Students attending a STEM Advantage event with Reddit

Reddit Event

On January 16th, STEM Advantage and Reddit joined forces to host a panel for our 2024 Leadership Development series, engaging scholars in discussions covering AI, strategies for overcoming Imposter Syndrome, technical interviewing skills, and navigating the job market as first-generation professionals. We extend our gratitude to our incredible hosts, Deitrick Franklin, Manager of Global Emerging

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STEM Advantage scholors and alumni at our annual gala fundraiser in 2023

STEM Scholars and alumni

Thank you to everyone who supported and joined us for our 11th Annual STEM Advantage Scholarship Gala! A very special thank you to our Scholars, alumni, Board of Directors, honorees Sony Pictures Entertainment and Women in Technology Hollywood, and our incredible emcee Frank Mottek. We are grateful to our generous sponsors: Farmers Insurance, Reddit Inc.,

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Four smiling college grads from STEM Advantage's class of 2023

Join us for our 11th Annual Scholarship Gala

STEM Advantage’s annual fundraising gala is a vital event that aims to support students from nontraditional backgrounds pursuing STEM education at California State University (CSU) campuses. Each year, the event gathers industry professionals, educators, and donors, all committed to promoting diversity in STEM fields. The reality is clear: students from diverse backgrounds often face unique

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Join Us for Our 10th Anniversary Gala!

On Saturday evening, August 27, 2022, STEM Advantage is celebrating our 10th Anniversary at the Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County to raise funds for STEM Advantage Scholarships. To register or donate, visit Thank you to our very generous sponsors! Diamond Sponsor: Farmers Insurance Platinum Plus Sponsor: The Trade Desk Platinum Sponsors: ADP, Cognizant, Reddit, Southern California

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