AAFE 2022 Highlights
Basketball Decoded Warriors STEAM Fest
In March, AAFE received the opportunity to be hosted for an exclusive event with the Golden State Warriors & HPE, during the Basketball Decoded Warriors STEAM Fest. AAFE brought 40 students, parents & chaperones from various OUSD sites to the Chase Center for a “Basketball Decoded” panel discussion highlighting the connection between Education, STEAM, Sports and Career Exploration. In addition to receiving cool gifts, like ipads and Warriors swag, AAFE students left inspired and excited to explore more STEAM learning opportunities.
March 8, International Women's Day 2022
March 8, International Women's Day 2022 saw the leaders of African American Female Excellence, AAFE, Iminah Laura Ahmad & Adrieanna Williams, honored by the Golden State Warriors with the “Impact Warrior Award”.
2022 Conversations in STEM – Career Event at UC Berkeley
In March AAFE also participated in the 2022 Conversations in STEM – Career Event at UC Berkeley, bringing over 30 students from sites across OUSD. Produced by Self E-Stem, this event featured amazing women leading STEM careers within major companies such as: Meta (Facebook), the Golden State Warriors, Visa and Google. The goal of this event was to ensure students see how exciting and rewarding a career in STEM can be and provide role models.
AAFE Day at the Oakland Museum
In February, African American Female Excellence(AAFE) partnered with the Oakland Museum of California(OMCA), for the AAFE Day @ the Museum . This event brought approximately 300 students from 9 sites to the Mothership “Journey to Afrofuturism” exhibit during Black History Month.This partnership was able to create Black HERstory, by breaking the record for most Black girls visiting the museum in one day.
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