Girl Up Announces Partnership with BNY Mellon with Aim to Close the Gender Gap in STEM

Washington, DC (July 06, 2018) Girl Up, a leadership development initiative, today announced it has partnered with BNY Mellon, a global leader in investment management and investment services, to launch STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) programs and trainings across the United States. With support from BNY Mellon, Girl Up– has created a STEM curriculum –in partnership with Carnegie Science Center – and will hold a series of boot camps focused on inspiring STEM solutions to global social problems.

The partnership will also introduce Girl Up’s first-ever semester-long STEM “challenge,” which will aim to ignite a passion to use STEM for social good across Girl Up’s 2,200 Clubs in 103 countries. The partnership programming will expose girls to STEM careers, as well as showcase female STEM role models to encourage girls to foster their interests in applying STEM solutions to real-world issues.