Dziewczyny na politechniki! - 10 000 Girls go STEM

by Perspektywy Education Foundation (Fundacja Edukacyjna Perspektywy) Vetted since 2011


National campaign "Dziewczyny na politechniki!" encourages girls to take interest in the STEM fields. At 7th April 2016 20 best Polish technical universities invite high school girls to take part in the "Open Day: For Girls Only". Trough the great variety of events, participants gain an insight into academic life of technical universities and the STEM-departments. Laboratories are open and workshops and meetings with female students and professors available. 10 000 girls will participate.

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There is not enough women in STEM fields in Poland. Only 37% of students at techncal universities are women, and only 10% in the new technologies generating fields (computer science, communiation technologies etc.). The gender gap is persistent. Science and high-tech industry needs more women to creat innovation and development. Promoting technical and scientific education will encourage more women to build careers in those fields which will be beneficiary for whole society.


This project for last 8 years contribute to solution of this problem. Project which aim is encouragning girls to choose STEM education and providing reliable, relevant information about proportion of women in science and engineering and about its institutional, cultural and social factors to the general public will help to increase women's participation in those fields.

Long-Term Impact

Problem of underrepresentation of women in STEM fields both in education and at work in decision-making positions will be solved. It will affect whole society bringing equality and wider representation of women in the public sphere. Diversity in high-tech industry and science will be supported, which will contribute to create innovative environment for mental and technological progress of the society.

Additional Documentation

This project has provided additional documentation in a Microsoft Word file (projdoc.doc).


the website of the project
the project on the facebook
extention of the project for female students
scholarship program for girls with Intel Ltd.

Organization Information

Perspektywy Education Foundation (Fundacja Edukacyjna Perspektywy)

Location: Warsaw, Mazowieckie - Poland
Website: http:/​/​​
Project Leader:
Bianka Siwinska
Warsaw, Mazowieckie Poland
$4,449 raised of $10,000 goal
175 donations
$5,551 to go
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