About CSIC

Current Program

Current Sites

Our program reaches K-8th grade students throughout the City of Chicago and the surrounding metropolitan areas. In-class and out-of-school spaces are welcome to participate, and we work with public and non-public schools, libraries, youth centers, and nonprofits throughout the region.

Register For the Free Program

To join the program, educators can Register for an account

MEET THE INVENTORS

Sénadé Sodji

2021
  • 5th grade Invention: Solisquito Cap,

Millan Mallipeddi

2020
  • 7th grade Invention: UV Berry,
  • 8th grade Invention: Soap-Free Ultrasonic Faucet,

Crystal Cervantes

2021
  • 8th grade Invention: The Typer,

MEET THE EDUCATORS

Steve Dembo

Quest Academy

Cynthia Brawner

James Wadsworth STEM

Misty Richmond

James Ward Elementary School

MEET THE MENTORS

Nicole Meyerson

Meyerson Engagement
Founder

Soraya Hernandez

The Krowd | Vintro
Senior Vice President, Consulting

Dominic Steier

Molex
Mechanical Engineer

Program Partners

Strategic Partners