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Published August 25, 2017

Marvel Studios Seeks Real Life Super Heroes with ‘Thor: Ragnarok Superpower of STEM Challenge’

Cate Blanchett empowers girls to channel their superpowers of STEM for good!

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Cate Blanchett, who plays Hela in Marvel Studios’ “Thor: Ragnarok,” along with Disney, Marvel Studios, Dolby Laboratories, Synchrony Bank, American Association for the Advancement of Science, Broadcom MASTERS and Society for Science & the Public, are putting out the call for young girls to channel their superpowers of STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) for good with the “Thor: Ragnarok Superpower of STEM Challenge”!

This challenge seeks to inspire and empower young girls to use their superpower of STEM to help their family, community or the world be safer, healthier, or happier. This challenge invites girls nationwide, ages 15-18 in grades 10-12 living in the United States to use their ingenuity and talent to develop an original Do-It-Yourself project.

Once you’ve created your project, make a 7-minute video where you demonstrate your project, showcase the superpowers of STEM used, and highlight the good it can bring. Head over to marvelstudiosstemchallenge.com to submit your application. You have until 6 PM PST on September 23!

Five finalists will be selected to attend the Red Carpet World Premiere of “Thor: Ragnarok” in Los Angeles and more. The grand-prize winner will attend an immersive three-day mentorship in New York City with Disney Imagineering where her idea will be built, all before presenting her STEM superpower live on Good Morning America!

“Thor: Ragnarok” hits theaters like a hammer November 3, and while you wait for the Mighty Avenger’s next thunderous adventure follow @ThorOfficial on Twitter and like Thor’s official Facebook page!

About the Contest

NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. Ends at 6:00PM PT on September 23, 2017. Open only to girls between the ages of 15 and 18, in grades 10 – 12, as of August 23, 2017, who are legal residents and physically living in the 50 United States or the District of Columbia. Limit 1 entry per person. Winners must be able to travel on or about October 8, 2017 through October 11, 2017. See Official Rules at www.marvelstudiosstemchallenge.com for full eligibility and entry requirements, prize description, conditions, and limitations. Void where prohibited. The official contest sponsor is Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures.

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