Our Mission

JERSEYSTEM is a grassroots 501(c) nonprofit organization bringing science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) education to middle school girls in underrepresented communities in New Jersey.

We partner with socially responsible companies and their employees, youth organizations in underrepresented communities, and civic-minded college students and universities.

Together we develop and deliver innovative, hands-on, and online after-school projects and inquiry-based learning opportunities that develop teamwork, 21st-century problem-solving skills, and self-esteem.

Our Goals

Reduce the gender gap in STEM participation.

Bridge the innovation gap in STEM education by introducing novel formats for teaching science, technology, engineering, and math.

Address the opportunity gap by expanding access to STEM programs in underrepresented communities.