Applications Open for 2020 Technovation Girls

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Applications Open for 2020 Technovation Girls

April 19

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Technovation invites teams of young people from all over the world to learn and apply the skills needed to solve real-world problems through technology.

Technovation Girls is a free technology-based program for girls ages 10 – 18. Working in teams (of 1 to 5), girls find a problem in their community and build a mobile app to help solve it. Along the way, they develop their collaboration, problem-solving, and leadership skills. Technovation Girls will take 30+ hours to complete (they recommend allocated about 12 weeks to finish) and is completely free.
Technovation is a global tech education nonprofit that empowers girls and families to become leaders, creators and problem-solvers.
Since 2010, more than 25,000 young people from 100+ countries have participated in Technovation Girls. With the help of volunteer mentors, they’ve produced mobile app startups that have helped address problems in local and global communities the world over.
Eligibility Criteria
  • Any girl or young woman (ages 10-18) interested in Technovation Girls is eligible to participate.
  • Technovation welcomes all transgender people and also those who identify as non-binary or gender nonconforming and want to be part of a female-identified environment, including student participants.
  • Student Participation criteria:
    • All students must be between the ages of 10 to 18 as of August 1, 2021.
    • All students must identify as female, trans, non-binary or gender nonconforming. Students who are assigned male at birth and self-identify as male cannot enter the competition.
    • Teams are composed of 1 to 5 students. Students can only join 1 team. There is no limit on the number of mentors per team.
    • Competition Divisions are based on the age of the oldest student on the team.
    • Students can participate in Technovation Girls for multiple seasons until they reach the age of 18
      • Students can work with the same team members and mentors, but they cannot submit the materials to competition over multiple years.
      • Teams can explore the same problem, but the app prototype must be different each year.
For more information, visit Technovation.