Building A STEM Identity: Changing the Face Of Education


WHEN: Thursday, March 18 @ 4 p.m.

Join us for a screening of the short film The Missfits, which follows an all-girls robotics team that competes to smash stereotypes and prove themselves in a male-dominated field while also trying to get through high school. Following the film, students discuss pursuing STEM and their goals for diversifying the industry. Moderated by Lita Mallett, High School Principal at Milwaukee Excellence.

Part of SHIFTING THE GENDER BALANCE IN STEM March 15–21 Stories of women and girls excelling in STEM, how their inclusion ensures a diverse and talented STEM workforce and prevents biases in these fields.


About Milwaukee Film

Milwaukee Film is a nonprofit arts organization dedicated to entertaining, educating, and engaging our community through cinematic experiences. We operate the magnificent Oriental Theatre, a historic cinema palace committed to high-quality and accessible film and education programming. Since 2009, the annual Milwaukee Film Festival has brought together film fans and filmmakers to celebrate the power of cinema. Our education programs and Cultures & Communities platform provide avenues toward making our community a more empathetic and equitable place for everyone to live.

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