Mission and Values


We believe that stimulating curiosity and passion for science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) can dramatically change the lives of individuals and our world. Providing people of all ages resources and support to navigate and understand our rapidly changing world is what motivates our work. We are committed to a future where literacy in science, technology, engineering and mathematics leads to a strong and more resilient society.



Developing teen leadership skills and strategies is key to successful science cafés.


The Institute of STEM Education is changing the way everyday people understand and participate in science and technology, empowering them to change our world. We make learning about science and technology accessible, welcoming, intriguing, and rewarding.

The institute has expertise in developing and managing science education programs in the following areas: