We’re Open Today
10:00am to 5:00pm

BE WiSE

 

 

BE WiSE engages young female or female identifying + students in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) learning experiences in collaboration with the region's research, industry and academic institutions. BE WiSE goals are to:

  • Stimulate young women's (female identifying) interest in STEM through interactions with professionals
  • Increase participants' opportunities and knowledge of STEM fields of study
  • Develop a community of young women (female identifying) (grades 7–12) engaged in science learning through out-of-school activities
  • Sustain interest and involvement through alumnae and ongoing participation for women in science at all levels

BE WiSE invites female and female identifying + students in grades 7 and 8 to Science Overnights to explore their interest in science, hosts events for BE WiSE members in high school to encourage their selection of more courses in science and math, and exposes these girls to adult women scientists who share their knowledge and passion and experiences with science and engineering careers.  Learn more about the annual activities for BE WiSE.

BE WiSE selects female and female identifying + students from all across San Diego County and has sustained contact with over five hundred students over the past 14 years. The first BE WiSE alumnae entered college in June 2003.

Female and female identifying + students must apply for BE WiSE in grades 7 and 8.  The application for the 2023 co-hort is now open! Deadline to complete is February 12, 2023. Female and female identifying + students must submit an application with a teacher recommendation and an essay to be considered for the program.  Once accepted, they will attend a welcome and onboarding event at the Fleet Science Center as their first activity. They will then continue to be invited to various science workshops throughout high school and into college. 

You can find the link to the application here!

For more information on the program or how to get involved, contact communityalliances@rhfleet.org.

 

BE WiSE is supported by the following sponsors:

 

                

Sign Up for a Newsletter

Train Time Campaign

Visit Us

1875 El Prado
San Diego, CA 92101
(619) 238-1233

FacebookTwitterYouTubeLInkedIn

 

 

 

Featured Exhibits & Shows

Thank You

to our generous sponsors

City of San Diego

 

A rounded corner rectangle. The left side is bright blue and says 'Proud Partner'. The right side is white with the StemEcosystem logo.

Copyright © 2022 Fleet Science Center. All Rights Reserved.