What do you want to be when you grow up?
Challenge Island is Committed to Inspiring Children to Pursue Careers in STEM/STEAM Fields. During our FREE, LIVE Hanging with the STEAM Stars Events, K-6 Kids Get to Hang Out with Young Professionals who are Living the STEAM Dream!
Our STEAM Stars share stories about their journeys from elementary school to STEM/STEAM Stardom while giving an inside look into what they do every day!
Space is limited so be sure to RSVP so we can hold a ‘seat’ for you.RSVP for a STEAM Stars Event
Imagine Your Future Career as a Software Engineer!
Join us on December 2, 2020 @5 PM EST for a Conversation with STEAM Star and Microsoft Software Engineer, Kelcy Newton! If you dream of a career in video game and website design, this is a not to be missed opportunity. Listen to Kelcy share her journey from elementary school to a coveted position at one of the world’s most renowned tech companies. Learn about what she gets to do every day as a software engineer. Ask our STEAM Star your own questions!
Imagine Your Future Career as a Pediatrician!
Watch Our Live November 9, 2020 Conversation with STEAM Star and former Challenge Island kid, Dr. Brandon Estroff MD! Listen to Brandon talk about his exciting journey from a football obsessed fourth grader to a doctor in one of the nation’s most prestigious children’s hospitals! Hear about his favorite subject in school, the teacher that inspired him to pursue a career in science and the moment he knew he wanted to become a pediatrician. Brandon’s warm, engaging personality inspires children of all ages to pursue their dreams of a future in medicine.
Imagine Your Future Career as a Child Psychologist & Researcher!
Watch our live November 19, 2020 Conversation with Emory University Developmental Psychologist and Researcher, Dr. Sara Valencia Botto PhD! Learn about some of the coolest parts of her job and how she turned her dream STEAM career into reality! If you would like see first hand what researchers do, you can sign up to take part in a study with Dr. Botto at the Emory Child Study Center by signing up here https://challenge-island.com/child-study-center/