Expanding Your Horizons

Expanding Your Horizons

IV STEM Role Models Inspire the Next Generation

Instilling the knowledge that everyone (male or female) has the capacity to succeed in STEM.

IV is proud to sponsor Expanding Your Horizons (EYH) committing both financial resources and volunteers to help give predominantly young women opportunities to learn from female STEM mentors.

Thousands of teenaged girls in Seattle and Bellevue, Wash., are discovering how rewarding science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) can be, thanks to dozens of mentors who volunteer their time and expertise to help girls transform their enthusiasm for STEM into rewarding careers. 

Intellectual Ventures sponsors regional EYH conferences for middle and high school girls, and our employees—from scientists to patent attorneys—participate by leading hands-on workshops, such as:

"I have two engineering degrees and definitely experienced both encouragement and skepticism when I chose my college majors," said one of IV's EYH mentors. “I’m glad that I can help give girls today the encouragement they need to pursue engineering and other scientific fields.”

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