Black Girls Do STEM gives St. Louis area middle and high school girls a scientific future. Facing the reality of few African-Americans in STEM careers, a St. Louis scientist decided to work to change that trend. Cynthia Chapple strives to provide middle school-aged black girls the opportunity to learn, create, and build confidence in their abilities to become STEM professionals. LEARN MORE >>
For 26 years, the FOCUS St. Louis What’s Right with the Region Awards have celebrated those individuals, organizations and initiatives making a difference in our community. Black Girls Do STEM was one of the honorees recognized in the Improving Equity and Inclusion category, presented by the University of Missouri-St. Louis, at FOCUS’ 2023 What’s Right with the Region Awards.