HELP FUND OUR MISSION

Help Fund Oui STEM Academy's partnership with Eagles Wings Elementary in Montego Bay, Jamaica. In this revolutionary partnership, OSA will be co-creating their STEM curriculum, helping their teachers access revolutionary STEM training and helping them provide a learning environment that will see their students flourish. 

2018 GCNC UN SDG Leadership Award

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Winner of the 2018 SDG Leadership Award

 We are truly proud to receive this incredible SDG Leadership Award in recognition of our commitment to a sustainable and equitable future. 


The Un released the Sustainable Development Goals  with a 2030 target for the Sustainable Development.

 

The particular SDG goals of interest to our organization are:


  • SDG 05 -Gender Equalities
  • SDG 10 - Reducing Inequalities
  • SDG 04 - Quality Education
  • SDG 17 - Partnership for the goals  

Who we are

Oui STEM Academy

Oui STEM Academy (“OSA”) the 2018  United Nations ("UN") Sustainable Development Goals ("SDG") Leadership Award winning  not-for-profit organization . We are focused on addressing the biases and barriers to access that impact science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (“STEM”) education for marginalized youth. Our focus is students of colour, and girls however OSA is committed to providing opportunities for every child/youth interested in STEM. 


Mission

Oui STEM Academy seeks to transform the Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics landscape in order to include girls and children of colour. 


Values

Oui STEM Academy seeks to be at the forefront of science, technology, engineering and mathematics inclusion, leadership and advocacy


Our Offering

OSA offers unique mentoring connections, transformative programming, information exchange, collaboration through strategic partnerships and workshops.  

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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"

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