Category Archives: She Speaks Science

New Mentorship Program PENTA

PENTA is a 5-month mentorship programme with a twist. It is designed as a 5-by-5 matrix, with women selected across 5 regions (Africa, Latin & North America, Middle East, Europe, Asia) at 5 different career stages (executive, professional, university student, high schooler, schooler). Within this matrix of 25 women and girls, each member mentors and […]


Like other STEM fields, astronomy suffers from under-representation of women and minorities and lack of role models to inspire the next generation of astronomers, including Lebanon.   The project core is a platform called She Speaks Science, that aims to make science accessible and promotes women in STEM, one story at a time. Scheherazade, […]