Program Structure

SLAM (Science Leadership and Mentoring)

SLAM is an after-school, curriculum-based mentoring program pairing one 7th grade girl (Little) with one UCF undergraduate woman student (Big)

Little Meetings: every Wednesday, 6:00pm-7:30pm in person at UCF

Parent Orientation: Wednesday, Oct 5th, 6pm at UCF

First Little Meeting: Wednesday, Oct 12th @ 6pm in person at UCF

– Big Training: Wednesday, September 14th in person at UCF

-Big Meetings: first Wednesday of the month, 7:30pm-9:00pm in person at UCF



Leadership Lessons:

  • Formal and Informal Leadership
  • Conflict Management and Problem Solving
  • Diversity and Inclusion
  • Self-Confidence and Self-Esteem
  • Healthy Mind Healthy Body
  • Time Management
  • Goals and Values

STEM Lessons:

  • Girls and Women in STEM
  • Robotics Workshop
  • UCF Arboretum
  • Animation and Simulation Institute Workshop
  • Women in Engineering
  • Reef Oyster Preservation
  • UCF Robinson Observatory and Planetarium
  • Coding and Computer Science Workshop
  • Careers in Math
  • Aero Space Engineering and NASA
  • Careers in Health Sciences
  • UCF STEM Day