Tag Archive: High School Girls

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    by Angie Chang

    VC Ben Horowitz: "The Future Of Humankind Is Dependent On Technovation Girls" (The Girl Effect)

    What’s going to happen if software eats the world and all the programmers are boys?

    By Angie Chang (Co-Founder & Editor-in-Chief, Women 2.0)

    Venture capitalist Ben Horowitz talks about the importance of women in technology during a Technovation Challenge pitch event, the culminating National Technovation Pitch Night happening this Thursday night in Santa Clara.

    The program inspires high school girls to be inventors, builders and entrepreneurs. Over a 10 week course, they develop a phone app and pitch their business plans to a panel of VCs and industry experts.

    Starting at minute 7 of the Ben Horowitz Keynote: The future of humankind is dependent on Technovation girls:

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    by Angie Chang

    Today’s High School Girls Are Tomorrow’s Mobile App Inventors

    Watch the top 11 teams of high school girls pitch their Android apps and business plans to investors on May 3 in Santa Clara at the Technovation Challenge National Pitch Night.

    By Angie Chang (Co-Founder & Editor-in-Chief, Women 2.0)

    What would the next generation of high school girls build if given the chance to build the next big startup? What would their Android mobile apps look like? What would their business models look like? How would their elevator pitches to top investors in the community sound? What do the young tech-savvy inventors of tomorrow look like?

    Find out for yourself on Thursday, May 3 in Santa Clara, California at the National Pitch Night for Technovation Challenge as the top 11 teams from New York, Boston, San Francisco and Los Angeles high schools compete to have their innovative smartphone apps taken to market! The event open to the public – free RSVP here.

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    by Angie Chang

    Would You Like To Mentor And Inspire A Team Of High School Girls?

    By Jennifer Arguello (Product Manager, Mozilla & Mentor, Technovation Challenge)

    Are your successes in life due to other people helping you? Do you wish you had more role models growing up to show you what you know now? Would you like to inspire the next generation of female high-tech leaders?

    If you answered yes to these questions, then you should consider becoming a Technovation Challenge mentor.

    The mission of the Technovation Challenge is to promote women in technology by giving girls the skills and confidence

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    by Angie Chang

    The Giving Season: Stories Of Leadership, Mentorship (Videos)

    By Dara Olmsted (Grant Writer & Ethnographer, Iridescent)

    Did you miss the Technovation Challenge’s Women in Leadership panel at Andreessen Horowitz last month?

    The science education non-profit that runs the Technovation Challenge, Iridescent, teaches high school girls how to design a mobile phone app prototype, write a business plan, and pitch their plan to a panel of venture capitalists.

    The Iridescent website has posted short videos from the panel and backstage interviews that are packed full