The New York STEAM Girls Collaborative brings together organizations throughout New York that are committed to informing and motivating girls to pursue careers in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM).
Too often programs that serve girls in STEM are limited in service and impact due to size, location, funding, expertise, and equipment. In other cases, projects compete with each other, duplicating services and seeking the same resources. New York STEAM Girls Collaborative provides the opportunity for programs to increase their ability to maintain interest and participation of girls in STEM within New York through collaboration.
New York STEAM Girls Collaborative is based upon a model developed by the National Girls Collaborative Project, and replicated through a grant from the National Science Foundation. Project activities are designed to facilitate connections between organizations to maximize access to shared resources. Collaboration, as an interactive proc