Testimonials


  • “FEMMES has debunked the myth that girls aren’t good at math, engineering and science. Our students left the events excited and inspired to explore subjects once thought of as boring, but now considered cool!” – Kim Carter PTO President, Estabrook Elementary, Ypsilanti Community Schools, Ypsilanti Michigan
  • “The people that taught us made it really interesting. I want to be a chemist now!” – Saturday science capstone participant, Age 9
  • “I saw amazing things you can do in math, science and engineering!” – Saturday science capstone participant, Age 11
  • “The girls are very curious, energetic and ask great questions. It is refreshing for us to view our scientific pursuits from their perspective.” – Dr. Catherine Collins, Assistant Professor, Molecular, Cellular and Developmental Biology, University of Michigan
  • “I’m not sure if FEMMES is learning through fun or fun through learning, but it’s wonderful to see girls so excited about science.” – Dr. Amy Gottfried, Department of Chemistry, University of Michigan
  • “I have heard such great things about FEMMES. My daughter is curious but a bit intimidated by math and science. This is a great way to get her excited to see all she can do in these areas.” – Dr. Denise Galarza Sepúlveda, Engaged Learning Specialist, Office of the Dean, College of Literature, Science and the Arts, University of Michigan
  • “I just wanted to thank all of you for doing this program. My daughter Morgan was very excited and inspired by all of you. Morgan is now very interested in Anthropology.” – Jill, parent
  • “I want every girl at my school to do this. It was the best Saturday of science!” – Saturday science capstone participant, 5th grade
  • “What I like so much is I can step back and see someone learning it for the first time. Scientific literacy is a problem. Just doing something to help that means so much to me.” – FEMMES Saturday science capstone volunteer


  • “FEMMES is an amazing organization. The job it does is really important and no one else around here is doing it.” – FEMMES Saturday science capstone volunteer
  • “This is my favorite day! I love crystals! I love flowers! I love frog embryos! I love FEMMES!” – Saturday science capstone participant, 4th grade