We were inspired by family and friends to build a study companion platform on iOS, Android and Amazon Alexa device that provides women with the tools to achieve STEM careers. Also by our own accomplishments and work taken to reach the career we want.
What it does
Alexa skill that brings tutoring, studying and STEM resources to women in their own home. Mobile app brings tutoring as a mobile and accessible resource Provides STEM career information and paths Builds STEM interest for woman at any age, starting at early education level and even up to college.
How I built it
STEMtastic is built for Alexa smart devices using Node.JS and AWS Lambda for the back-end, iOS using Swift and on Android with Android SDK.
Challenges I ran into
Implementing a database for user study performance and data
Accomplishments that I'm proud of
Finished Voice app for Alexa
What I learned
Voice User Interface design
What's next for STEMtastic
More features in Mobile app and Alexa