WiSci 女孩 STEAM 夏令营

无论在全球哪个地方,科学、技术、工程、数学 (STEM) 领域都存在着严重的性别失衡。 WiSci 夏令营旨在通过提供教育机会、导师机会和领导力培训,帮助消除这一差距。

常见问题解答

为什么要关注女孩的 STEAM 教育?

Globally, girls and women continue to face unique and significant barriers in accessing STEAM education and careers. Fewer girls and women graduate than their male counterparts with advance degrees in the STEAM fields. Women in the global labor force are often paid lower salaries than men in similar jobs and are concentrated in lower skill/lower wage jobs and industries, with significant gaps in higher value added jobs in the fields of science, technology, engineering, and math.

The global community recognizes the gender gaps in STEAM. WiSci partners aligned forces to create WiSci for gender quality in STEAM, aligning with partner goals and with the United Nations’ 2015 Sustainable Development Goals to achieve gender equality and empower all girls and women. In order to achieve full and equal access to and participation in STEAM, and to further achieve gender equality and girls’ empowerment, there need to be greater opportunities made available to girls and an increase in investments around girls’ STEAM education: That’s where the WiSci Girls STEAM Camp comes in.

What is the impact of WiSci?

In 2018, an in-depth evaluation of WiSci Camps held in Africa (Rwanda, Malawi, Namibia), was completed by Deloitte. The evaluation gathered insights from surveys completed by campers and interviews with campers, counselors, staff, and over 15 partners from the three WiSci Girls STEAM Camps.

Of the girls surveyed:

– 100% of girls reported that as a result of camp they now motivate others to be more active in the community;
– 94% said their self-confidence improved as a result of camp;
– 90% Said the camp helped them to be more them to be more empathetic and to see things from others’ perspectives;
– 89% of girls felt their leadership skills improved as a result of WiSci Camp;
– 89% of girls reported that since the camp, they work in their communities to empower other young women;
– For those who are now completing their tertiary (University/College) education, 78% are studying the STEAM subjects!

夏令营的参与者可以带家长同行吗?

此次夏令营旨在为学生提供一次完全沉浸式的跨文化学习体验。 为了让所有参与者获得最佳体验,家长不得参观营地,也不得在营地留宿。

参与者在夏令营之前、期间和之后有哪些责任?

在整个夏令营期间,参与者必须出席并积极参与所有夏令营活动。 参与者应乐于接受新的机会,友善对待和尊重他人,为所有人营造一个安全的学习环境。
在夏令营开始前,参与者需要获得国际旅行所需的全部证件。 她们还需要参加一些关于出发前准备事项的网络研讨会。 除此之外,参与者在夏令营开始前还需要完成指定的线上活动和阅读建议材料,这样做的目的是了解其他参与者,同时提升自己的整个夏令营体验。

夏令营结束后,参与者应该把所学内容与她们社区的成员分享。 这种知识共享既可以采取演示、工作坊、科学竞赛、课堂活动的形式开展,也可以采取其他方式进行。 在之前的 WiSci 夏令营参与者中,有人回到自己的学校组建了科学和编码社团,有人仍然与她们在夏令营认识的导师保持联系,有人甚至还在继续与其他国家和地区的参与者一起完成她们在夏令营发起的项目。 另外,我们希望夏令营的参与者能继续与 Girl Up 保持联系,将来如果有任何作为校友参加美国政府交换项目的机会,我们也会联系和告知参与者。

夏令营期间的日常安排是什么样的?

WiSci 夏令营的每一天都不同! 今年的夏令营将涵盖 STEAM 的各个方面以及跨文化活动和领导力活动。 核心 STEAM 课程将为参与者提供亲身实践的学习体验,包括两两搭档和分组学习。 除此之外,参与者还将参加领导力发展课程、小组讨论和文化交流活动,其中包括由参与者自己主持的文化展示。 她们将有机会与不同 STEAM 领域的导师交流互动,也会有时间参加其他有趣的活动,比如艺术、手工、运动等。 夏令营会为参与者提供多种不同的学习形式,保证参与者每天都忙碌而充实。

Further information on the camp schedule will be shared with participants in advance of the camp.

为夏令营参与者采取了哪些安全和/或健康预防措施?

我们会为所有夏令营参与者购买旅行和健康保险。 Camp Universities have an on-site clinic staffed with a full-time nurse to treat minor ailments. 此外,辅导员和核心工作人员也会接受急救培训。 我们会在入训期间向所有夏令营参与者通报安全计划。 Should any serious medical condition arise, transportation will be available from the camp venue to the nearest hospital. 参与者必须随身携带和服用任何必需的个人药物。
The camp is implemented in consultation with the Government of the host Country and the U.S. Embassy in the Host Country to ensure the safe participation of all campers. The campus is set within a security wall, and security guards are present 24 hours per day.

Where can I learn more about the host countries?

Please visit the U.S. Department of State’s travel information page for the host countries.

我如何参与其中?

Interested partners and donors can contact wisci@girlup.org. 很抱歉,目前我们不接受志愿者和/或导师。

还有其他问题?

如还有未在此处列出的其他问题,请发送邮件至 WiSci@GirlUp.org。