The Program for Women in Science and Engineering (WiSE) seeks to foster curiosity and creative thinking through problem solving and experiential programming to help students discover their passion while connecting it to a STEM career. From designing medical devices to protecting the environment, STEM professionals solve everyday problems through creativity and innovation. Additionally, many job opportunities in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) are found in the fastest growing and highest paying careers.

WiSE K-12 Outreach Programs


Student Role Model Program (K-12)

Providing hands-on activities across the state for youth, grades K-12.

Go Further (8th-10th Grade)

On-campus one-day conference for middle and high school-aged youth.


STEM Explorations (2nd-5th Grade)

Specific Student Role Model outreach that occurs on campus at Iowa State University!

RISE with WiSE (Rising 11th-12th Grade)

On-campus summer experience for youth going into junior and senior of high school.


WiSE Outreach is now on Instagram!

Follow our WiSE Outreach Instagram @wiseoutreach to learn more about upcoming events, opportunities, and to interact with current students!




Contact Information

Program for Women in Science and Engineering • • 515-294-0966