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Meet the Stemettes @ The Linnean Society

The Linnean Society and Stemettes invite you to a STEMtastic celebration of women in STEM!

Meet the Stemettes @ The Linnean Society

There are so many career opportunities for people with an interest in nature. In this panel, we'll meet some of the Linnean Society's handpicked professionals from a range of different fields including conservationists, museum curators, educators, expeditioners, research students and science communicators.

We’ll discuss different ways people begin their careers and hear from an impressive panel about their unique experiences in the nature industry. We'll then head over to Microsoft Teams for a follow-on networking session.

We’ll explore career options, A-level choices, university degrees and what our inspiring panellists do at The Linnean Society. You’ll be able to ask the panel questions from the comfort of your home, so grab your free ticket and start getting your snacks ready for an afternoon full of STEMtastic energy!

Duration

1 session lasting 2 hours 45 minutes. 

Learning outcomes

  • Improve engagement, interest or enjoyment in STEM subjects

  • Improve awareness and aspirations for STEM-related study and careers

Subjects and topics

    • Biology
    • Chemistry
    • Maths
    • Physics
    • Biotechnology
    • Chemical Engineering
    • Energy/Environment
    • Medicine/Healthcare

Gatsby benchmarks

The Gatsby benchmarks are a framework for good careers guidance for schools across all of England and in some areas across the rest of the UK. This experience helps your school to reach the following benchmarks:

  • Linking curriculum learning to careers
  • Encounters with employers and employees

Essential skills

The essential skills every young person needs to succeed in education and their future career. Find out more at the Skills Builder Partnership. This experience builds the following skills:

  • Aiming High - the ability to set clear, tangible goals and devise a robust route to achieving them.

  • Listening - the ability to listen and understand information.

What the teachers say

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