Creating Pathways for Tomorrow’s Workforce

Inspiring Today’s Students. Empowering Today’s Teachers.

Generation STEAM is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization established by Biocom California, the leading accelerator of the life sciences in California. Our mission is to empower the next generation of STEAM visionaries through education and exploration. We work with schools, school districts, community organizations, and industry to create pathways for students interested in pursuing a career in California’s thriving life science industry. Our innovative year-round programs and events serve K-12 students and educators, ensuring a diverse and flourishing workforce of the future.

Generation STEAM impacts communities across California each year.










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K-12 STEAM Education & Exposure

San Diego Festival of Science & Engineering

18,000 attendees participate in hands-on science, technology, engineering, arts, and math experiences during this annual event.

Girls Who Lead

A summer externship providing underrepresented girls the opportunity to visit STEAM companies, receive leadership training, participate in career exposure workshops and gain valuable career connections.

Life Science Station

A hands-on, immersive life science experience impacting 4,000 elementary school students each year.

Pathways to STEAM

Career exposure for underrepresented students including internships, externships, mentorships, company tours, and career panels.

Life Science Innov8Ed

High quality curriculum, educator trainings, hands-on science labs, in-classroom internships, and career exposure through company tours and career panels.

Women Who Inspire

Women Who Inspire: Annual conference impacting 200 Title 1 high school girls.