FlowTech4Girls™ is a social and technology innovation program designed to introduce Black and Brown girls ages 10-14 to STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Math) activities, menstrual health education, and civic engagement.
Mission & Vision
It is well known that cultural stigmas and lack of menstrual education can cause fear and shame globally for girls beginning their menstrual journey at menarche-occurrence of the first period. FlowTech4Girls participants will destigmatize menstrual health by designing a youth focused technology platform to educate, inform, support, and empower Black and Brown girls throughout their adolescent menstrual journey. In turn, the participants will be mentored and educated by Black and Brown women in technology, engineering, medicine, public health and civic engagement.
A Period Mobile App, By and For Girls of Color
At the end of Spring 2021 program, participants will have designed and published a functional and educational period mobile app for adolescents. Future FlowTech4Girls cohorts will continue updating the app by creating new content and adding new features.