Trailblazer Essay Contest 

The Trailblazer Essay Contest is Now Closed. We Will Open Again Soon!

The GirlsWhoSTEAM trailblazer essay contest is meant to inspire young girls across the globe to explore the story of "trailblazer" women before us. Use creativity and wisdom to compose a short essay, with a max word count of 400 words, explaining the story of women before us who fought. You can write about an girl that you want, from Susan B. Anthony to Sally Ride, as long as you think it is important. Win big prizes, including an Amazon Echo Show 5. 

To participate in this competition, you must be between the ages of 8-11, and must identify as female. The contest for the 2020 Trailblazer Essay 

How to enter the GirlsWhoSTEAM trailblazer essay contest: Read the official rules for the contest (linked below) Have a parent or guardian complete the student release form (Linked below)

Write a short essay, under 450 words, talking about a female leader who you think changed our lives for the better. Submit your application (linked at the bottom of the page). Complete all parts!

If you have any questions, email

Submission and Student Release Form