What began as an idea for connecting women with mentors in STEM fields during last week’s UnGrounded hackathon has already received support from the United Nations.
Individuals/teams can submit their app on equalfutures.challenge.gov until January 19th, 2013 at 12:00am (EST).
By Angie Chang (Co-Founder & Editor-in-Chief, Women 2.0)
Last year, President Obama announced at the UN General Assembly the Equal Futures Partnership, launched to increase women’s political participation and economic empowerment. Participating countries vow to to expand opportunities for women and girls to fully participate in public life and to drive more inclusive economic growth.