On April 13, 2018, Project Exploration kicked off its NSF-funded award, Project SYSTEMIC, by convening the Austin STEM Leadership Board. Our inaugural meeting took place at the new West Side STEM Learning Center, located in the George Leland Elementary School annex building.read more
Project Exploration is the 2018 Greenbuild Legacy awardee to support Science Giants Giants, which immerses high school students in environmental sciences and science outreach.read more
Program Manager, Kiara Byrd shares her StartingBloc Fellowship Experience Kiara had the opportunity to participate in the 5-day StartingBloc Institute, where she became a Fellow within the StartingBloc community. StartingBloc is a social innovation...read more
Project Exploration (PE) and Argonne National Laboratory work together and bring a new program to PE’s Sisters4Science (S4S) program. Kelly Sturner, Argonne’s Learning Lab Instructor brought Argonne’s CodeGIrls to middle school girls.read more
Project Exploration’s Team Expands!
Project Exploration is pleased to welcome Kamentha Pillay who is now serving as Operations Director. Kamentha started this role in March and has had a whirlwind of an experience so far! In the last two months she has been on live TV, she has met CEO of Apple, Tim Cook, and helped PE to hit the reset button with internal systems and procedures.
Chicago Public School had Spring Break from Monday, March 26 to Friday, March 30th. A group of fifteen motivated high school students from the west side attended a Apple Coding Boot Camp.read more
Students in PE's Environmental Adventures connect with real science and scientist! Project Exploration values the importance of providing students with authentic experiences that puts them at the center of real science with real scientists. This Spring 2018,...read more
Project Exploration, one of five Chicago-area non-profit organizations was a winner of the Project Innovation grant awarded by NBC 5, Telemundo Chicago and the NBCUniversal Foundation.read more
Project Exploration is preparing for two events that will bring girls from all across the City to participate in a week-long STEM Spring Break Camp and a day long conference, Girls’ Health and Science Day!read more