2017 UChicago FEMMES Tech Capstone

April 22, 2017

UChicago FEMMES is now taking applications for its third annual Capstone event!
Registration has been extended until APRIL 8TH!


The FEMMES Capstone event encourages female middle school students to get involved with Computer Science and Technology fields. All students attending the event will get the opportunity to hear from speakers in technology industries or academia and participate in hands-on workshops. Registration is completely free and past participants are welcome! Returning students will get the opportunity to attend STEM workshops designed and led by University of Chicago professors. First time students will participate in hands-on activities in Computer Science led by undergraduates on the fundamentals of computer programming.

T-Shirt Design Contest

Would you like to see your design printed on this year's Capstone event t-shirt? Submit a design (or multiple!) by March 23rd for our first ever t-shirt design competition! After registering for the event, you will receive a link to submit your design(s) via email. The top three designs will be chosen by the board to enter the final round and final round voting will take place online from March 27-31. The winning design will be featured on our Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram page.


  • Design must include "Capstone", "FEMMES", "2017"
  • Only design the front of the T-shirt
  • Shirt color must be dark purple
  • The print can only use 1 color
  • Multiple submissions per contestant are allowed
  • Please Do Not:

  • Copy other people's artwork or designs
  • Submit low quality images
  • Include your name in the design (we will be adding your first name and last initial to the back of the T-shirt)
  • Include the names of other identifiable people or places

  • Feel free to reach out to contact@femmes.io if you have any questions or comments about our contest. We look forward to seeing your designs!

    The UChicago FEMMES Code Camp was the kickoff event for our organization! We are going strong and anticipate having over 100 girls for our Capstone and Code Camp events this April! We will be starting our workshop series soon. Please email us if you would like more details about the workshops.

    Recap: Our First Code Camp