Reach for the Stars

Inspiring next generation of women in STEM

For over a decade, Baylor College of Medicine’s space-health institute has sponsored the Reach for the Stars STEM Festival at Rice University. The annual event aims to encourage middle school girls to take an interest in the sciences and provide them with a deeper understanding of the fields.

Perry Initiative

Girls rule at hands-on science event for high school students

Surgical simulations to correct scoliosis deformity, fix a broken leg and repair a rotator cuff were on the agenda for over 30 local high school young women on a Saturday morning in October at Baylor College of Medicine, which was the site of The Perry Initiative’s daylong program that aims to get young women interested…