STEM Tutoring, Birthday Parties, Classes and Camps for Girls in Des Moines, IA

Empowering students through STEM tutoring, classes, mentoring & leadership development

We’re girl focused, but everyone is welcome!

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5525 Mills civic parkway, suite 105, West des moines, iowa 50266
West glen town center




- U.S. Department of Commerce, Women in STEM: 2017 Update


It's our mission to improve these statistics, one personalized interaction at a time.

Our Formula = 
Provide STEM Experiences +
Develop Leaders +
Remove Barriers


Want to improve your study skills?  Need a different teaching method? Want to get ahead?

We're here to help with affordable, personalized tutoring in West des moines!

We offer tutoring in all science, technology, engineering, & math subjects,
for grades K-12, including AP classes!


Our team members are more than just great tutors, they're excellent mentors with a passion for STEM

All tutors and class teachers are in STEM majors or careers and are committed to inspiring young women in STEM subjects

STEM Classes, Camps & Events

Building communities of STEM girls through fun, creative, collaborative, hands-on STEM explorations and leadership development

My daughter loves going to the TigerLily STEM classes! She’s always excited to go and talks about it the whole way home! I would definitely recommend this class!
— Sam

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Hi, I'm Meredith, founder of TigerLily STEM

Science, technology, engineering, and math are more than school subjects to me - they are a large part of how I see the world.  Perhaps from the outside, my STEM journey might seem idyllic - graduating with a degree in Chemical Engineering, Summa Cum Laude, from Iowa State University, landing my first engineering internship at a Fortune 500 company as a college freshman and working in various engineering roles that have taken me all over the United States and the world. 

Although I’ve experienced how rewarding STEM fields can be, I have also experienced a number of roadblocks, stigmas and frustrations which seem to disproportionately affect women interested in STEM.  Throughout my education, I’ve been on both sides of the spectrum - from not connecting with the teaching method to teaching myself because I tested out of the standard class curriculum.  Societally, I continue to be confronted with stereotypes about how being in a STEM field fits with being a woman. 

These challenges are motivating.  Please join me in creating a better experience for the next generation of women leaders in STEM.