"A man, as a general rule, owes very little to what he is born with — a man is what he makes of himself."

- Alexander Graham Bell, inventor, scientist, and engineer

About STem Mista

The STEM Mista program was created to empower young men aged 14-17 who enjoy STEM subjects but may not be certain about pursuing those careers. We will show you the possibilities in STEM careers so you can get a better understanding and see who you can become.

The program is delivered over three days at our industry partners board rooms and at Universities.

We achieve the outcomes by teaching real life skills and introducing you to a variety of men in STEM, ranging from students at University, graduates, to successful men in their career.

The best thing is – they are just like you. This is how we empower boys to change the world by studying STEM.

100%

of our students recommend STEM Mista

98%

of principals recommend STEM MISTA

87%

of attendees rate the course as 5/5

84%

of attendees continued to study STEM Subjects in the following year

100%

OF STUDENTS FROM Salisbury High School that completed STEM Sista have gone onto to study STEM at University

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"The STEM Mista program helped me gain an idea of what I want to study in university and what I need to do to get there.

Throughout the three-day intensive program, we were provided with the opportunity to meet successful entrepreneurs, scientists, engineers and more. The guest speakers told us about what subjects they did in high school and what courses they did at university. They shared why they chose their career paths, what they like about what they do, and about their university and workplace experiences.

The course also taught us many relevant transferable skills such as how to write a resume, how to dress and prepare for job interviews, strategies on goal setting, how to manage money, and problem solving.

What I liked most about the course was how relevant it was to my life. Almost everything we were taught I will end up using in my life.

Sean G

STEM Mista attendee

Is this how you feel?

  • Not sure why you are studying STEM Subjects?

  • Are you confused about what you can do when you finish school?

  • Do you wish you could meet more boys like you?

  • Are you frustrated and feel like you are spinning your wheels not knowing what to do with you STEM brain?

  • Are you interested in learning in a workshop style collaborative environment?

  • Have you wondered what a board room looks like and wish you could work in one (even for a day)?

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Are you ready to learn about the amazing possibilities of STEM careers?

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Frequently Asked Questions

What kinds of environments are the programs held in?

Professional work environments (Amazon Web Services, Microsoft, Defence SA, Lot14) and at University environment like tutorial rooms.

Who’s involved in the courses?

We have a key facilitator and up to 12 STEM speakers per course. We also have STEM Mista Ambassadors helping out each day.

Where in Australia and/or the world they are held?

The programs are held in Adelaide, Brisbane, Canberra, Melbourne and Sydney. With plans for expansion to Perth, Darwin and Hobart. As of 2020 we offer programs in Krakow and Warsaw in Poland.

How many spaces in each workshop?

Workshop classes are kept small with 8 to 12 attendees each.

How many days do the workshops run for?

Three consecutive days from 9am to 4.30pm.

Who are these programs For?

Boys who enjoy STEM subjects but are questioning whether to continue studying STEM, are looking to connect with other STEM boys and are wanting to possibilities in STEM careers.

Who are these programs not for?

Students who are not interested in STEM and have no interest in achieving at a high level. This is not to be confused with students who lack confidence or belief in their abilities, whom we strongly encourage to join if they still have the desire to perform at a high level.

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Upcoming Course dates

22-24 September

9am to 4:30pm

Sydney

15-17 September

9am to 4.30pm

Adelaide

11-13 August

9am to 4.30pm

Adelaide

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