Applications for cohort 3 is open!


Graphic Design and Web Development

Monday-Thursday, 6pm-9pm (4x weeks)

1 Month

July 2020

Do you want to create unique and effective designs?

The FemmTO Web Development & Graphic Design program is offered to all female identifying youth, ages 16-29, who are interested in learning the foundations of coding, web development, website and graphic design, and who cannot pursue post-secondary education due to financial restraints. The program does not only teach critical design-related skills, but also offer opportunities for field trips to design studios and e-commerce businesses located in Toronto to expose youth to job opportunities in the field.

  • A family of creative young people
  • Established guest speakers in the field
  • Field trips related to web development and graphic design
  • Support in reaching higher education
  • A launchpad into a creative or entrepreneurial career



Your Program Mentors

Web Development

Nahrin Jalal is a software developer based in Toronto, Canada.

As Nahrin has taken a non-traditional route to software engineering, ensuring that technical education is accessible to all is especially important to her. To this end, she has taught software development to students of varying demographics as an educator at UforChange and Canada Learning Code, built a STEM learning management system, judged and mentored at hackathons, and coordinated numerous technical workshops and events as Lead of Women Who Code Toronto.

By day, Nahrin works at Vonage in a role that blends her passions for cutting-edge technology, education, and community.

Graphic Design

Toni has a Bachelor’s Degree in Design from the Ontario College of Art and Design University (OCADU) and has spent several years focusing her education and work experience on graphic and illustrative work. She has gained a wealth of experience through hosting extracurricular programs while completing her studies.  She has taken on prominent leadership roles and has organized a variety of programs and events during her studies at OCADU. She is a full-time graphic designer, illustrator, and video editor at Enable Education and has taught graphic design to female-identified students at UforChange. She is driven, bubbly, patient, quirky, and absolutely crazy about design and she is excited to share her knowledge with you.