Our Impact

Our Reach

Since 2012, we have reached over 24,500 students and we look forward to expanding our impact across Illinois

Our Growth

Our program started with
2 schools and 6 participating educators

In 2022, the Chicago Student Invention Convention reached



Participating Sites

Student Impact

Our program engages students’ interest and awareness of STEM, invention, and entrepreneurship as well as foster core 21st century skills that will support student success no matter what path they pursue.

STEM Engagement


increased interest in STEM, invention, & entrepreneurship


increased awareness of STEM careers

Core Skills


increased critical thinking & problem-solving


developed creativity & originality


developed confidence & perseverance

Educator Impact

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Increased connection to invention education community and resources


Increased confidence to implement STEM, invention and entrepreneurship activities


Increased overall frequency of STEM, invention and entrepreneurship activities