Upcoming Edition


June 14th – July 9th, 2021

Virtual Study Abroad



The 2021 Edition of the Innovation Academy for Women in the Americas (“The Academy”) adapts to the current times and goes virtual with a four-week online educational program for female undergraduate students who reside in the Americas and are currently enrolled in STEM+A* fields of study.

All instruction will be provided in English by UNM, UPSRJ, and ITM faculty.

The academic program is 50 hours, 30 hours of instruction, and 20 hours of independent work and teamwork.


It is the aim of The Academy to provide balanced academic and practical skills, exposure to new paradigm cross-disciplinary thinking and collaborative communication, access to productive networking and mentoring, and facilitate the development of improved confidence and leadership skills among its participants.

The 50 STEM students involved in the program will acquire the ability to design their own projects in teams, guide qualitative investigations, propose critical solutions to world issues, and be able to engage with the industry in an efficient and proactive manner.


Monday, June 14, 2021, to Wednesday, July 9th, 2021


Virtual Seminars and Workshops - Zoom and Google Classrooms Platform


Female undergraduates in good academic standing, who are enrolled in STEM+A fields and who reside in any country within the Americas. The STEM +A fields include any area of study within the following fields: Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics, or Architecture.


Students that are enrolled in a University in the Americas, and are competitively admitted to the program, will receive a 100% scholarship by:

  • University of New Mexico (UNM)
  • Instituto Tecnológico Metropolitano de Medellín (ITM)
  • Universidad Politécnica de Santa Rosa Jáuregui (UPSRJ)


For more information regarding the application process, check our call.