The [ Vision ] of Destination STEM is to enable a future for students of color who desire to seek careers within the science, technology, engineering and mathematics fields.

Program Overview

Destination STEM is a nonprofit organization created to provide resources to students of color pursuing degrees in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) related fields.- Our desire is to help students of color see the possibilities that exist by exposing them to opportunities to learn about STEM related fields- We provide awareness and education programs as well as other resources to students of color pursuing STEM degrees

Our Challenge

Our Process

Destination STEM brings together college, high school and middle school students to work together to create a diverse pipeline of future talent.


Engaging STEM awareness programs to middle and junior high school students of color to develop their interests


Educational programs and scholarships for high school students to help them pursue STEM degrees in college


Internships for college students pursuing STEM degrees to provide experience for resume development

Our [ Mission ] is to promote academic advancement by empowering students of color in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM).


Celeste Warren

Celeste Warren has over 30 years of professional and executive experience in the areas of change management, diversity, equity, and inclusion across many industries including pharmaceutical industry experience.She has been recognized by many organizations including: Black Enterprise’s “Top Executives in Global Diversity and Inclusion”, Savoy Magazine’s “Most Influential Women in Corporate America” and Diversity Global Magazine’s “Influential Women in Global Diversity”. Her articles on diversity, equity and inclusion have been featured in numerous national and global publications and she has had the opportunity to speak at various events around the world.Celeste has a passion for working with individuals and organizations to ensure a diverse pipeline of talent for roles across the STEM fields.

John Steven Warren, Jr.
& Christina Warren

Christina Warren is a graduate of Perkiomen Valley High School where she excelled in both academics and athletics. She is currently a student athlete at Arizona State University. She has achieved academic recognition as a PAC-12 Conference Academic Honor recipient and as a member of the NCAA All-Academic Women’s Track and Field Team. Christina is also a member of Phi Beta Kappa Society (ΦΒΚ), the oldest & most prestigious academic honor society in the United States.
John “Steven” Warren, Jr. is a graduate of Perkiomen Valley High School where he also excelled in both academics and athletics. He is currently a student athlete at Arcadia University. He is a member of the school’s soccer team. He was named to the Middle Atlantic Conference Academic Honor Roll.

Our Board of Directors

Michael Wallace
Board Director

Michael Wallace is a Product Marketing Engineer with many years experience working in the telecommunications field. He has worked for several companies including AT&T, Broadcom and Intel.

Cindy Chu
Board Director

Cindy Chu is a Technology Leader with over 17 years of experience in the Insurance Industry. She is currently Corporate Vice President at New York Life. Prior to coming to New York Life, she was at BDP International.

Viviann Schorle
Board Director

Viviann Schorle is a seasoned non-profit professional with 20 years of experience in management, project coordination, grant writing and community engagement. Viviann is currently the Program Officer for the Phoenixville Community Health Foundation

Michael Howard
Board Director

Michael Howard is a pharmaceutical professional who has spent 40 years in the industry with a broad range of experiences. Originally started his career as an analytical chemist followed by expanding into clinical research, medical affairs, global marketing and scientific/medical communication.

Partner With Us

How You Can Help?

To bring about the kind of changes that will help students of color achieve their academic and professional goals, we need to partner with educational institutions, agencies and other organizations in multiple ways.

Help us [ Harness the Power ] of collaboration to listen and learn so we can identify challenges and develop strategies to make a meaningful difference in the lives of students of color.

Resource Center

"Destination STEM Leadership Series featuring Cindy Chu"

"Destination STEM Leadership Series featuring Michael Howard"

"Destination STEM Leadership Series featuring Michael Wallace"

"How to Choose a College" Panel Discussion

Passcode: +?t4e0y0

"Putting Your Best Self Forward" Interview Workshop

Passcode: AR@mFx71

You Are Invited


Annual Recognition & Awards Banquet

Thursday, June 22, 2023

6:30 PM - 9:00 PM

Cedarbrook Country Club
180 Penllyn Pike, Blue Bell, PA 19422

This Year's Honoree:

Coach Larry Wilson

Founder of the Ambler Olympic Club
& Past Gwynedd Mercy H.S. Track & Field Coach

Giving Tuesday is on November 29th.This Giving Tuesday, help us to provide a brighter future for students of color who desire to seek careers within the Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics fields.Every donation, whether big or small, is greatly appreciated. We have a goal of $15,000 and a special donor will be matching the funds of everything that you contribute, so please join us in our fight to help students of color pursue their dreams!

Upcoming Destination STEM Sponsored Event

"How to Choose Your College"
Workshop and Panel Discussion

Saturday, November 12, 2022
11:00 AM - 12 NOON EST

Meeting ID: 886 1789 3274

Thanks to Our Partners

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