The need for Project Scientist was based off a vast amount of research that shows girls with a high skill, aptitude, and talent for the STEM fields are not currently served, or identified at a young age. They are not provided STEM opportunities at a pace, depth, and breadth commensurate with their talents and interests.

In summer 2014 we were fortunate to have Harvard and UNC Charlotte research our model and prove our impact. The updated research from our Summer 2017 Academy conducted by UNC Charlotte is below.

2017 Key Findings: 

Summer 2017 Key Findings

2016 Key Findings: 

Harvard Dimensions of Success Program in Education, Afterschool and Resiliency Report for Academy 2016 - Summary

 2015 Key Findings: 

2014 Key Findings: 

Download our whitepaper, which details our research and findings from Project Scientist Academy summer 2013. 

If you would like to learn more about the research behind the Project Scientist pipeline and method, please view these links: