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 [...]
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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 [...]
20% of women with math and science degrees work in a related field. By Angie Chang (Co-Founder & Editor-in-Chief, Women 2.0) Girls are smarter than boys, the infographic below states. Studies show that at an early age, girls are smarter than boys. But girls question their ability, losing confidence and self-esteem from elementary years to [...]
Words of wisdom from Technovation Challenge speakers, and invitation to Pitch Events. By Jeri Countryman (Director of Curriculum & Assessment, Iridescent) The Technovation Challenge is a program to promote women in technology by giving girls the skills and confidence they need to be successful in computer science and entrepreneurship by developing a mobile phone app [...]
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 [...]
By Tara Chklovski (Founder & CEO, Iridescent) The Technovation Challenge is a technology and entrepreneurship program for high school girls, founded by Dr. Anuranjita Tewary (Sr. Data Scientist, Linkedin) and implemented by Iridescent, a national, science-education nonprofit. Over the course of ten weeks, girls work with professional women in technology to develop mobile phone apps. [...]