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Girls in STEM at Glenn

The Office of STEM Engagement (OSTEM) has a strong interest in strengthening relationships with organizations that support students pursuing science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) careers. Girls in STEM is designed to inspire middle school students’ interest in STEM fields. The event features women working in STEM fields at NASA Glenn, an engaging STEM activity, and tours of NASA Glenn facilities.

Visit NASA Glenn Office of STEM Engagement about Girls in STEM at Glenn


  • This opportunity is open to fifth through eighth grade students enrolled at a public, private, charter, or home school located in NASA Glenn’s home state of Ohio. (Students should be counted for the grade level they are in during the 2024-2025 school year).   
  • Participants may register as individuals or as a group. Groups are limited to up to 25 students per organization.
  • Parents or guardians must apply on behalf of any students under the age of 14. This adult must be a United States citizen or a Lawful Permanent Resident (LPR).
  • Parents or adult caregivers are not permitted to attend or participate with their student(s) during the event.

Key Dates

  • Registration Opens – February 10, 2025
  • Registration Closes – March 14, 2025
  • Event Date – April 10, 2025
    • Event Time: 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Eastern  

Registration Information

An adult must complete the application. This adult must be a United States citizen or a Lawful Permanent Resident (LPR).  

 After registration closes, registrants will receive a welcome letter with logistics for attending the Girls in STEM event. Please be aware that submitting your registration through Gateway does not confirm acceptance to attend this event. Acceptance as a participant is confirmed only upon receipt of a welcome letter via email. While you will receive a receipt acknowledging the accepted offer from Gateway, this does not serve as confirmation of your attendance at the event.

Click here for Downloadable Event Flyer (coming soon).

Click here (registration link coming soon) for individual registrations (Ohio residents only).

Click here (registration link coming soon) for group registrations (Ohio residents only).

Contact Information

Jeresha Nixon, M.Ed.
Education Program Specialist
(216) 433-6656

This event is featured as a part of NASA Glenn’s One-Day STEM Events.

Glenn Research Center – Office of STEM Engagement

Phone: (216) 433-6656

Glenn Research Center – Office of STEM Engagement

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