College student creates STEM camp for girls

When it comes to careers in the STEM field — that’s science, technology, engineering, and mathematics — women are underrepresented.

The number grows for African-American women, but Jermaya Patterson hopes to change that.

The Hampton University senior is the founder and executive director of Black Girls Do Stem (BGDS) — a free summer camp taking place at the West Broad Street YMCA.

Click the arrow in the video box to watch our interview.

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