Granted $20,000

Girlstart After School in Georgetown is a free, weekly STEM after-school program for 4-5th grade girls designed to increase learning hours in STEM. Girlstart programs build the fundamental skills and knowledge in STEM—as well as the confidence and interest in STEM—that girls will need to pursue STEM courses, activities, majors, and careers. By helping girls to build strong foundations in STEM, Girlstart makes girls more successful, and inspires them to take on the world’s greatest challenges.