Who we are

Oui STEM Academy

Oui STEM Academy is a not-for-profit organization focused on addressing the biases and barriers to access in STEM programs and education. Oui STEM Academy strongly supports the United Nation's Global Compact Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). This includes,


SDG 05 -Gender Equalities

SDG 10 - Reducing Inequalities

SDG 04 - Quality Education

SDG 17 - Partnership for the goals 


Our mission is to transform the Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics landscape in order to include girls and children of colour. 


Our values to be at the forefront of science, technology, engineering and mathematics inclusion, leadership and advocacy


We offer

- Unique mentoring

- Transformative programming

- Collaboration

- Workshops 

- Information exchange

Our Programs

EDUCATION

We know that learning is easier when you have an excellent teacher. At Oui STEM Academy, we support STEM based educational experience for Grade 7-12 students and assist them graduate STEM-literate and post-secondary/career ready.

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BUSINESS & ACADEMIC PARTNERSHIP

Our students develop strong partnerships between business and education communities to ensure equitable for students in the Greater Toronto Area to become

STEM literary and career/post-secondary ready.

FELLOWSHIP & MENTORSHIP

We offer a wide variety of extracurricular activities, virtual lab visits, conferences, internship opportunities, recommendation letters and more.

The Meaning of the Name

 Oui is the French word for yes, it is also meant to be a double entendre. Oui, is not only saying yes to STEM literacy but is a statement of inclusion as phonetically, it sounds like "we". 


STEM is the term coined for science, technology, engineering, and mathematics which are the focal points of our programming. 


Academy is easily explained by it's literal definition found below. 


a·cad·e·myəˈkadəmē/noun

  1. a place of study or training in a special field."a police academy"synonyms:educational institution, school, college, university, institute, seminary, conservatory, conservatoire"she studied at a famous academy"
  2.  a society or institution of distinguished scholars, artists, or scientists, that aims to promote and maintain standards in its particular field."the National Academy of Sciences"