Launched in 2015, the Girl Scouts of Orange County STEM Consortium is
OC’s first collaboration of its kind through which Girl Scouts works
with leading STEM companies to bring vital STEM experiences to girls
across Orange County.
The inaugural consortium developed Orange County’s first Girl Scout
STEM Badge-- My STEM Life-- for Girl Scout Cadettes in grades
6-8. View the press release here.
This year’s STEM Consortium, see logos below for current members,
has broadened its impact through creation of a brand new badge for
Girl Scout Juniors in grades 4-5 - STEMsational ME! View the press
Girls in OC embrace STEM educational opportunities, recognizing its
importance for their future success. OC STEM businesses achieve their
growth objectives through girls seeing themselves in STEM careers and
have the courage and confidence to pursue their dreams.
Together, the STEM Consortium and the GSOC will bring high quality
and diverse STEM program experiences to the more than 21,000 Girl
Scouts in Orange County, demonstrating STEM's relevancy to the girls'
interests. We will provide the support and training necessary for
Girl Scout troop leaders and other adult volunteers to deliver these
programs within the troop setting. In doing so, we intend to help
close the STEM gender gap.
If you are a company or organization interested in becoming a part of
the Girl Scouts of Orange County STEM Consortium, please contact
Bradley Wedekind, Development Director at BWedekind@girlscoutsoc.org