Design Your Dream (Girls) School

Sisu Academy is a new  free private high school for girls in San Diego.  We are launching our school design cohort Feb 11 from Malcolm X Library. We have two community events going on that we are spreading around town to invite girls and their families to help co-design the school.

The design events will be held at Malcolm X Library in Southeast (1/23) and Oceanside Library (1/25).  Please RSVP at https://www.eventbrite.com/o/sisu-academy-18470316461

What is Sisu?  “Sisu”: The Finnish concept for stoic determination, grit, bravery, resilience, and hardiness.
​Sisu Academy is the first all-girls tuition-free, boarding high school, with an embedded incubator fueled by entrepreneurs and seed capital creating an immersive learning environment that funds all operational costs. We are a 501(c)(3) non-profit for public good.

San Diego Woman of Distinction

I am so excited to be recognized as a Woman of Distinction with San Diego Woman Magazine.  Thank you so much for your continued, growing partnership with the business school that is More Than The Bottom Line, Point Loma Nazarene University!

Please check out the Jasmine L. Sadler spread on page 20-21, and all of the other Woman of Distinction with whom I share this Holiday Edition of San Diego Woman.  I’d like to especially recognize Judith A. Habert and Dawn Nicoli for your professionalism and an enjoyable experience.  Leave a comment, sponsor, and share this awesome work!

Robotics STEM Volunteers Needed

We are so excited to be a Creative Mentor for the lilSTAR Winter Robotics Program with Camille Eddy.  @theSTEAMcollab facilitated the collab  between Spurgeon Thomas of lilSTAR and Tom Lupfer of Clarity Design.

The registration is closed for students, but we still need technical volunteers to assist the students with building and designing the robots.  The Robotics Program will take place on the campus of University of San Diego on Saturday, 12/15/18 and mentors are needed any time between 10am-5pm.  If you are interested or know someone who may be, please share and complete the registration at: https://lilstar.org/2018-winter-robotics-program/

Best wishes to lilSTAR for a successful event and all you continue to do to change the students lives in Southeastern San Diego!

52 Weeks of Science Clairemont – Career Showcase

Dear Colleagues,

The end of the first year celebration event for the 52 Weeks of Science in Clairemont/Linda Vista will take place on:

Sunday, October 14, 2018
10 a.m.–1 p.m.

Madison High School Gymnasium
4833 Doliva Dr., San Diego, CA 92117

52 Weeks of Science Clairemont is turning ONE! Join us for celebration with hands-on science activities, a local STEM career showcase and an unforgettable performance from the Fleet Science Center’s Don’t Try This at Home! show. Bring out the whole family and Discover Science Here!

If you would like to and are able, please sign up to have an activity or to be part of the STEM Career Showcase where students can walk up to your table and have a casual conversation about your career and the pathway you took to get there. Please fill out the event sign-up form and you will get information, including all of the logistical details.

F.A.N.C.Y. Teen Girls Expo

The 8th Annual F.A.N.C.Y. Teen Girls Expo!
Saturday April 28, 2018
9AM – 2PM

A one-day expo designed to increase the self-esteem and self-efficacy of teenage girls in underserved communities. The expo brings girls together, in a positive and safe environment, and encourages them to lead productive and purposeful lives.

S.T.E.A.M. FAIR featuring Microsoft & Sony!
College 2 Careers Workshops for College Ladies!

This event is all about inspiring, uplifting, and encouraging girls age 11 & Up!

Workshops on:

  • Join The Code Movement (hosted by UCSD Graduate Women in Computing)
  • Strengthening Confidence & Self-Esteem
  • Who Am I? Exploring Self Identity
  • Healthy Mind (Mental Health Awareness hosted by MHA)
  • Surviving High School & College
  • Many More!

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/the-elevate-foundation-presents-the-2018-fancy-teen-girls-expo-tickets-38582580537

Scholarships for STEAM Academy

FREE Scholarships through The STEAM Collaborative!!

For the first 2 families, the planning team has offered to cover a portion of registration, and The STEAM Collaborative will cover the remaining fees!
Please email Jasmine@STEAMcollab.com to apply or with a peer recommendation.  Jasmine will respond with more information about the event and the application information.

8/6/18-8/10/18 S(TEAM)2 Summer Academy for Middle School Students (entering 6th– 8th)

8/6/18-8/10/18 S(TEAM)2 Summer Academy for High School Students (entering 9th – 12th)

Eligibility criteria for the scholarship:

– Students must qualify for free lunch
– Students must be entering the 6th-12th grade
– Students must return the application by May 1
– Students and at least a parent/guardian must attend the camp orientation on the afternoon of Sunday, August 5th on USD’s campus.

Another FREE Event!
8/11/18 Register for the STEAM Youth and Community Conference (It Always Sells Out!)
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/steam-youth-and-community-conference-tickets-44696495421