Technovation Challenge 2019: Seeking Young Girls around the World

Deadline: 20 March 2019

Applications are open for 2019 Technovation Challenge for teams of girls from all over the world to learn and apply the skills needed to solve real-world problems through technology.

Technovation offers girls around the world the opportunity to learn the necessary skills to become tech entrepreneurs and leaders.

Nearly 20,000 girls around the world registered to participate in Technovation 2018, building apps and starting businesses that solve problems in their communities. The 2018 Gold Scholarship winners were Team Cantavits, from India, for their app Eedo, developed to help address improper e-waste disposal.

Technovation’s curriculum takes students through 4 stages of launching a mobile app startup, inspired by the principles of design thinking:

  • Ideation
  • Technology
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Pitch

Eligibility Criteria

  • To be eligible to participate in Technovation as a student, applicant must be between the ages of 10 to 18 as of August 1, 2019 and identify as female.
  • To be fully registered, applicant must form or join a team. Teams can range in size from 1-5 girls. No more than 5 girls are allowed to join a team. Applicants can only join one team.
  • Applicants team’s division – Junior or Senior – depends on the age of all team members.
    • Junior Division: Team members are between 10-14 years old as of August 1, 2019
    • Senior Division: Team members are between 15-18 years old as of August 1, 2019

How to Apply

Interested applicants must apply via given website.

For more information, visit https://technovationchallenge.org/

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