Oui STEM Academy

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. We our focus is students of colour, and girls however OSA is committed to providing opportunities for every child/youth interested in STEM. 


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 


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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2019 Program Overview

EDUCATION

Oui STEM Academy is committed to the continuance of high-quality STEM focused programming. Check our events page to find out where we can be found

BUSINESS & ACADEMIC PARTNERSHIP

Oui STEM Academy is offering a bursary for students to be eligible for the bursary you must be headed into post-secondary education in Fall 2019 or currently in school at the post-secondary level.  

FELLOWSHIP & MENTORSHIP

Oui STEM Academy is committed to offering unique growth opportunities and have partnered with STEMHub Foundation to provide quality mentorship opportunities by collaborating with their STEM Stars program. 

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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