About Us

Our Mission

We provide opportunities for intellectually curious middle and high schoolers to explore science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) fields and careers in an academically rigorous, culturally enriching, and fun environment in the vibrant city of Chicago. Learn more about our partnerships with Chicago-area high schools and the community.

Meet Our Team

 

Natalie Polacek

Natalie Polacek

Assistant Director of Pre-Collegiate Programs

312.567.3015
npolacek@iit.edu

 

Vinika Porwal

Vinika Porwal

STEM Partnership Manager

312.567.5885
vporwal@iit.edu

 

Tina Pham

Tina Pham

Opt4STEM Assistant

tpham13@hawk.iit.edu