Girls Engaged in Math and Science University (GEMS-U)

Girls Engaged in Math and Science University (GEMS-U) is an educational program designed to actively involve girls in STEM related activities through formal and informal learning environments. The GEMS-U Program supports the national need to close the STEM gender gap utilizing eight teaching strategies to encourage self-confidence and elevate interest in the areas of math and science with female students. GEMS-U teacher practices focus on these strategies to strengthen girls’ beliefs regarding their abilities in math and science.