About IYM

The Innovative Young Minds (IYM) programme is designed to encourage young women to explore science, technology, engineering, mathematics, and high-tech manufacturing – fields we call the STEMM sector. Our engaging and interactive online and residential programmes showcase the wide range of study, research and career opportunities available in STEMM.

Participants will be exposed to eye-opening and inspiring science and technology content. They will also make lasting friendships with like-minded young women who share a passion for STEMM!

Our programmes are only open to young women because females are underrepresented in the STEMM sector and we want to change that. Our goal is to inspire a new generation of female innovators and industry leaders.

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Rotary Youth Leadership Awards
RYLA is a programme aimed at people in the age group 18 - 24 and is designed to develop their leadership and initiative skills.
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Rotary Youth Programme of Enrichment
RYPEN is aimed at young people in the 15 –17 age group who are still at school who possess qualities of decency, persistence and application and who deserve further encouragement socially, culturally and physically.
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This is a programme for OUTSTANDING all round science, maths and technology students in Year 12 who will be returning to Year 13 and are planning to study the sciences or technology at tertiary level.
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Rotary Youth Driver Awareness
RYDA (Youth Driver Awareness) is designed for 16-18 year old students who are approaching the point in their lives where they start to drive independently or are travelling as passengers of one of their peers.
It is a series of practical workshops that aim to change the ways young people think about road safety. As part of an interactive one-day experience, students experience braking at different speeds, devise travel strategies that will work in the real world and get tips from road safety experts on how to protect themselves, their friends & their family.  
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