Design & Pitch Challenges in STEM

Challenge - Flashy Fashion


Technology can now be integrated into clothes, bags, and wearable devices for both self-expression and health & safety applications. Designers’ creativity is shining in fashion shows, and tools like LEDs are now accessible enough that anyone can learn to make wearable technology. How will your design light up the world?

Get started on your Design & Pitch Challenge!

Setting the Stage with Your Challenge Champion


Challenge Champion Kelsy Dominick explains your Challenge.

Your Challenge - Flashy Fashion


Read your Challenge Statement and get started!

The Challenge Context gives you more information about the background and real-world significance of the Challenge.

Tips from Your Challenge Champion


Kelsy Dominick is a designer and CEO of DiDomenico Design. Watch this video to learn what experts like Kelsy think is important to consider when designing and using technology.

Helpful Resources - Flashy Fashion


Explore factors that can affect the success of your solution.

The Challenge Guidelines instruct you on how to complete your mission for Flashy Fashion.

Student Instructions - Flashy Fashion


Read about what it means to complete a challenge. This document will help guide you through the process.

Technical Brief


Not everything will be included in your pitch. Use this document to explain your process and describe your solution in detail.

Technical Brief Grading Rubric - Flashy Fashion


Use this rubric to make sure that your solution covers all the required areas for Flashy Fashion.

Now that you have an idea for a solution, how do you set it up for business success?

Key Business Proposition


This resource can help you get clarity about who your customers are and how your product creates value for them.

Business Models


There are many ways to run a business. As you think about how to make money on your idea, consider these different business model options.

What solution did you come up with for Flashy Fashion? Get help with your pitch here.

How to Build a Pitch


Use this resource to build an engaging, persuasive pitch.

Pitch Judging


Use this sheet to judge how well you developed and delivered your solution for Flashy Fashion.