The “Geeky Girl Reality” is a not-for-profit research study funded by Ad Hoc Global LTD. This study is focused on learning the experiences of women entering the science and technology fields. Initially, this project began focusing on women who are enrolled in University. We have surpassed our respondent goal on the student survey and our research is now statistically significant.
Following the success of our student survey: we have created the
The results from our research and online community discussions suggest that more opportunities, internships, events and mentors are needed to help girls develop and maintain a passion for STEM.
Currently funded by Ad Hoc Global. The Geeky Girl Reality is handled as an independent research project.
Ad Hoc Global donates the time of senior and junior researchers. Research Interns apply to the project as volunteers, they:
work as a virtual team
promote the surveys
analyse data and add insights
handle our social media channels
help to shape grow the community, globally
Trustees help to oversee the project and keep us on mission
About the trustees
We have a growing Advisory Board of Trustees who are senior, professional women in STEM related careers or with a passion for promoting STEM careers.
Provide governance of our commercial, social venture
Help to set, guide and adjust our strategic direction
Ensure we remain true to purpose
Ensure we spend wisely
Review our qualitative data and methods
Promote our research findings in ways that make a difference