Monday, February 8, 2016

Duke FEMMES Science and Math Event for 4th, 5th, & 6th grade girls on 2/27--Deadline on Friday, February 12th

FEMALES EXCELLING MORE IN MATH, ENGINEERING, AND SCIENCE
Duke's FEMMES Capstone event for GIRLS in 4th, 5th, and 6th grades will be held this year on Saturday, February 27th from 8:45 am - 4:15 pm on Duke University's West Campus.  This is a great opportunity for girls to learn more about science, technology, engineering and math.

The day includes a keynote speaker who explains her role in her particular STEM field and the path that led her to that role, followed by two morning activities, lunch, two afternoon activities, and closing remarks. Each hands-on activity is designed and led by female faculty members, female graduate students, and STEM undergraduate female organizations. 

Participants are placed in groups of 12-15 girls led by two undergraduate or graduate student volunteers who guide the participants through four different activities held in the engineering, science, math, and laboratory buildings at Duke.

Registration is required. Please submit one of the registration forms, linked below, by Friday, February 12th:



English and Spanish Release Forms- Complete one lab participation form and one legal release form.

Parents should print, fill out, and mail these - see address below:

Please send the releases to the following address:
FEMMES c/o Suqi Huang
Duke University Box 95211 Durham NC, 27708-9838


Program Website


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