Past Events


On August 19th, 2020 we watched Dr. Linda Brent, CEO for The ASTA Group, LLC, provide a guest speaker presentation entitled “Transitioning from Education to Aerospace to Entrepreneur”, drawing from her experience in business ownership, program management and training.

On June 24th, 2020 we presented the 2020 STEM Scholarship Awards while our key note speaker, Brevard County Tax Collector Lisa Cullen, shared the challenges and triumphs of her career — along with the rewards of hard work and persistence.

We marked our 7th Anniversary January 25th, 2020 and held a ceremony presenting the 2019 STEM Awards. Our keynote speaker was Rachel McCaffrey, Executive Director of Women in Defense.


We celebrated on November 20th while collecting donations for Nana’s House.

Our October 9th networking event featured a legislative updated shared by Congressman Bill Posey.

On September 18th, we toured Orlando-Melbourne International Airport and enjoyed a special presentation by Chief Renee Purden, Chief of Police and Director of Public Safety.

Our wine tasting and networking event took place at August 28th and was hosted by Total Wine & More, located in Viera.

On May 22nd, Scott Spratt of the National Weather Service discussed the organization’s mission and provided a walkthrough of the operations center, along with a hands-on demonstration of the forecast and issuance of a tornado warning.

The 3rd Annual Space Coast STEM Sandbagger Invitational took place Friday, April 19th, 2019, with all proceeds from the event supporting STEM activities in our Space Coast Florida community!

On Wednesday, March 27th, 2019 we had a monthly networking meeting on writing tricks to help you build confidence and win more! Presenting was our speaker Juliet Moore, CEO of Writing is Easy.

On Wednesday, February 27th, 2019 we had our latest speed networking event, sponsored by Harris.

On Saturday, January 26th, 2019 we celebrated our six year anniversary and had award ceremonies for the 2018 STEM Awards. The featured speaker for the evening was Robert Jordan, President/CEO of Genesis VII.


On Wednesday, October 24th, 2018 our monthly networking meeting featured speaker Bryan Lilley, President of B. Lilley Productions LLC, International Council of Air Shows.

On Tuesday, August 28th, 2018 our board members held an annual retreat.

On Wednesday, August 22nd, we held a Wednesday Winesday event and HRSS Consulting Group CEO and SCWID founding President Karen Gregory presented “Boots to the Boardroom.”

On Sunday, July 29th, 2018 we helped fund next year’s STEM scholarships at our “Painting with a Purpose” event with instructor Irene. Last year, a similar event helped raise $2500!

On Wednesday, June 27th, 2018 Supervisor of Elections Lori Scott spoke about the “Benefits of Building Strong Professional Networks,” and we presented our annual scholarships..

On Wednesday, April 25th, 2018 we held out Winesday and Networking Spectacular event, where guests came to share their company mission and collaborate contracting and staffing opportunities.

On Saturday, March 24th, 2018 we had a fun-packed evening of networking, silent auction, great food and fundraising to promote STEM activities.  The agenda included a presentation of our annual STEM Innovator Awards, and our keynote speaker was Retired Judge Alli B. Majeed, Brevard County Courts

The evening of Tuesday, February 6th, 2018 we kicked off the WiSE Symposium with a networking social and dinner featuring Retired Captain Winston Scott, a former NASA astronaut, as the Keynote Speaker.


The evening of Wednesday, October 25th, 2017 we saw a presentation from the Economic Development Council The Growing Economy in Brevard and The Impact of Manufacturing.

On Wednesday, September 27th, 2017 we had our monthly network meeting with a round of speed networking.

On Wednesday, August 23rd, 2017 we held a panel discussion on STEM Career Initiatives and Opportunities.

On Friday, July 14th, 2017 our board members held a retreat.

On Wednesday, June 28th, 2017 we saw scholarships presented to young women who demonstrate merit in the STEM disciplines who may not have the financial means to cover their educational costs.

On Wednesday, May 24th, 2017 we heard about how Ability Plus Therapy and No Limits Academy revolutionize the education of students with disabilities.

On Friday, April 21, 2017 we hosted our second annual Space Coast STEM Sandbaggers Invitational Golf Tournament at the Duran Golf Club, Viera FL. The main purpose of this event was to raise funds for Brevard County STEM programs.

On Wednesday, February 22nd, we celebrated Black History Month, with our guest speaker Moses L. Harvin, Sr.  Moses is President and CEO of American Services Technology, Inc. (ASTI) and spoke on the subject of ASTI as well as past and present black history.

IHRA Jet Dragster World Champion Driver Elaine Larsen led the festivities as we celebrated our 4th anniversary this January. Proceeds from the event are used to benefit STEM initiatives in Brevard County.