Girls STEM Institute: Engaging Families in STEM Learning

Sheramie Velazquez and Crystal Morton

Girls STEM Institute: Fostering and Maximizing Interdisciplinary Learning Year-round (F.a.M.I.L.Y) project examines an innovative approach to positively influence Black girls, guys, and their parents/caregivers' STEM learning experiences. The F.a.M.I.L.Y project provides Black girls, guys, and their parents/caregivers an opportunity to complete life-enriching multidisciplinary STEM experiences collaboratively to explore how these learning experiences impact Black girls and their parents/caregivers' enjoyment of STEM and interest in STEM content and careers.

Group Members


Sheramie Velazquez

Major: Elementary Education
School of Education


Crystal Morton

School of Education