Encourage 6th- through 12th-grade girls to pursue careers in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM). TopCoder®, Inc., an innovation platform and competitive community of digital creators including algorithmists, software developers and creative artists , with support from Google and the National Center for Women & Information Technology (NCWIT) is seeking college-level and professional graphic designers to create posters for this contest. The winning design will be awarded $5,000 and will be mass produced for display in schools, libraries and other education-centered organizations nationwide.
Enter soon. Submissions are due by August 31, 2013. Posters, up to 200, will be showcased and voted on during the 2013 TopCoder Open, a world-wide programming and designing tournament with six competition tracks: Algorithm, Design, Development, Marathon, Mod Dash, and Studio Design, being held in November in Washington, D.C. Two runner-up posters will receive $2,500 each—the kids’ choice winner voted on by Washington, D.C., school children and the designers’ choice winner voted on by TopCoder Studio elite designers who will be in attendance and competing at the TopCoder Open. All three winners will also receive Google’s Nexus 7 tablet.
For more information and contest rules, go to www.topcoder.com/tco13poster.