TechGYRLS is a youth empowerment program designed to raise girls’ interest & confidence in the critical areas of science, technology, engineering, arts & mathematics (STEAM). The TechGYRLS program will help girls, ages 9-14 in grades 4th – 8th, develop the usage of team building, technological tools, critical thinking and problem-solving skills to advance participants socially and academically to compete for jobs within a 21st Century workforce.

Who’s Eligible:

Girls ages 9 to 14


Parks Francis Center
YWCA Julian Grace Innovation & Technology Institute

Next Sessions:

2018 TechGYRLS Summer Tech Academy (August 20th-August 31st)

To register now, please click here for the online form and click here to complete the Executive Function Consent Form. Learn more about Executive Function.


For more information about TechGYRLS, please call 773-496-5645 or email


New research shows that it is imperative to include the Arts in curriculums that were once focused exclusively on Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math to help transform the 21st century economy. By adding Art and Design to the equation, STEM becomes STEAM. Visit the following links for more information:


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