We welcome proposals from all members of the LGBTQA+ and/or STEM community – especially proposals which explore intersections of identities and highlight marginalized perspectives. We encourage our students, sponsors, professionals, and all interested in furthering our mission to submit a proposal for our upcoming Conference this November in Houston.
oSTEM is dedicated to providing programming that is directed at both LGBTQA+ students and professionals in a variety of STEM fields. Programs that highlight the following have been requested by conference attendees:
Sharing Technical Experiences and Expertise
data science, applied mathematics, industry and academic research, environmental sciences
Make a robot friend with Adafruit’s CRICKIT – A Creative Robotics & Interactive Construction Kit. It’s an add-on to our popular Circuit Playground Express, FEATHER and other platforms to make and program robots with CircuitPython, MakeCode, and Arduino. Start controlling motors, servos, solenoids. You also get signal pins, capacitive touch sensors, a NeoPixel driver and amplified speaker output. It complements & extends your boards so you can still use all the goodies on the microcontroller, now you have a robotics playground as well.