Refinery29: Fashion Design For 4th Graders? Yep — And There's Computers Involved, Too

By Alexandra Ilyashov,

Aspiring designers can now get a head start before they’ve even finished elementary school. Zaniac, a STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) enrichment-course franchise offering after-school and summer programs, is launching a fashion-design course on August 10 for fourth to eighth graders.

“The fashion-design course at Zaniac was created to demonstrate that STEM concepts and skills are essential to all future career paths — not just those traditionally associated with the antiquated concept of men in lab coats,” says Sidharth Oberoi, Zaniac’s president and chief academic officer. “We also see this course as an opportunity to empower more girls in STEM, and a necessary step toward closing the gender gap that exists in STEM fields today.”

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Refinery29: Fashion Design For 4th Graders? Yep — And There's Computers Involved, Too
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