AN AWARD-WINNING ORGANIZATION

helping kids stem up to greater heights in the STEM fields

STEMup4Youth

SHARLEEN LOH

Founder & CEO

Freshman

Harvard University

Who We Serve

STEMup4Youth is a non-profit organization dedicated to inspiring the next generation to pursue the elements of STEM by bringing children fun, hands-on STEM activities through interactive programs, events, and performances. Founder Sharleen Loh  has been designing STEM activities for children since 2013. Today, STEMup4Youth hosts weekly STEM programs and serves over 10,000 children throughout Southern California—at Boys and Girls Clubs, public libraries, presentations, expos, bookmobiles, showcases, elementary schools,  children's festivals, county fairs, and summer reading programs.  Our divisions teach  LEGO robot programming and introductory/intermediate coding classes for different age groups. Currently, we have 15 chapters and 3 divisions to help further spread our love of STEM!

​​​What We Do

Our Founder

About Us


  • National Young Women of Distinction
  • 100 Most Influential People in Orange County
  • IGloria Barron Prize for Young Heroes
  • Coca Cola Scholar
  • Prudential Spirit of Community Award—Distinguished Finalist
  • USNCO (US National Chemistry Olympiad) High Honors—National Top 50
  • Science Olympiad National Medalist
  • Troy High School Valditorian
  • International Children's Peace Prize Nominee
  • NCWIT Aspirations in Computing National Award
  • Whiz Kids of Orange County
  • Local Hero of Orange County
  • Co-founder &  Co-President of Troy High Chemistry Club
  • Co-President & Violinist for World Relief Chamber Music
  • Girl Scouts Gold, Silver, Bronze awards
  • MESA—Solo Math 1st Place (State); Speech Competition 2nd Place (State)


I love working with children & helping to enrich their futures! I hope to make a lasting impact on the world, whether it be big or small :)

We serve pre-schoolers to middle schoolers.