We'd like to welcome you to one of our largest sub-communities: STEMng. This initiative has been growing alongside steemSTEM for some time now and has truly become an independent force on the Steem blockchain.
As a sub-community of steemSTEM, STEMng - under the management of @gentleshaid and @greenrun - is focused on assisting the Nigerian community in promoting Steem through well-crafted, fun to read and fact-based STEM content that is devoid of conspiracies, gainsayings, untested hypotheses as well as copyright infringements.
Community Building: Both On Steemit and on Discord
Since its inception, the management of the Nigerian sub-community has been working assiduously to consolidate on the support provided by the parent community (steemSTEM) and other stakeholders on the Steem blockchain to further foster community building through various activities that would increase engagement both within their discord server as well as in the comment sections of STEM content on the blockchain.
One such activity is the Friday night hangout which usually takes place every Friday night and authors within the sub-community come together to have an open discussion on topical issues while cool music plays in the background. The hangout is occasionally garnished with the presence of influential members of the steemSTEM community; @justtryme90, @lemouth, the lovable @abigail-dantes, and @zest are some of the members that have graced the hangout.
STEMng community also has an educational, fun-filled and interactive weekly quiz session which has also been held every Friday during the hangout. As a rule, after the maiden edition of the quiz was hosted by @gentleshaid, the winner of 1st position in any particular week would host the quiz the following week. This coming Friday would be the 4th edition of the weekly quiz and below is the summary of winners of the previous editions;
|Edition||Host||1st position||2nd position||3rd postion|
Hence, the host of the quiz for this coming Friday is @emperorhassy. In order to ensure that the same set of people do not win every week, a new rule coming into effect this week has been put in place such that no member can win more than once in a period of 4 weeks. To further encourage engagement the 1st place position has a price of 5SBD attached to it while 2nd and 3rd positions have 3 and 2SBD attached to them respectively.
The STEMng Community Meetup
Recently, as the community continues her growth on various fronts, STEMng had a meetup at the Lekki Conservation Center in Lagos, Nigeria and it was a great success. 18 STEMng members graced the meetup, some of them traveled hundreds of miles for the community. Some of the members present include @realjosh, @agbona, @funmiakinpelu, @gentleshaid, @amazonaesh, @eurogee, @synick, @thurllanie, @emperorhassy, @herbayomi, @djoi, @bookie, @temitayo-pelumi, @rharphelle, @samest, @sogless and a host of others. We hope for increased participation in future meetups, as the community continues to grow in size and flourish.
Of course, you don't have to be from Nigeria to join us. Our Discord Server welcomes anybody to join in the fun, competitions, hangouts and more. See you there!