Apply for Technovation Girls Program

Deadline Date: March 13, 2024

Donor Name: Technovation

Grant Size: Not Available

Are you ready to join a global community and create a wave of change to change the world? If yes, then register for Technovation Girls 2024.

Technovation Girls is a program where girls 8-18 years old work on a team and with a mentor to solve a problem in their community using tech. 

Technovation Girls is a global program. Girls and mentors can connect with Technovation Girls locally through Chapters and Clubs. Chapters and Clubs provide a way for students to meet and work together as they complete the program. It is not mandatory to connect with your local Chapter or Club to participate.

  • Chapters: support 7+ teams across multiple sites (like schools, or community centers), and are managed by Chapter Ambassadors.
  • Clubs: support between 2-5 teams and are managed by Club Ambassadors.
  • Student Clubs: are led by approved Technovation Alumnae ages 13-17, and can vary in size.

Key Activities

  • Technovation Girls students create solutions to community problems using technology.
  • As a student you will:
    • Identify a problem that matters to your community
    • Build a mobile app or AI prototype that solves the problem, and develop other skills along the way.
    • Collaborate with peers and learn from industry mentors

Eligibility Criteria

  • Any girl or young woman (ages 8 – 18) interested in Technovation Girls is eligible to participate. They welcome 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.
  • To join the competition:
    • Beginner Division (8-12) – a parent/guardian must create an account for the child on the online platform, and then help the child create or join a team. The parent/guardian must sign the consent form.
    • Junior & Senior Division (13-15 and 16-18)- a girl must create an account and then create or join a team on the online platform, and have a parent/guardian sign the consent form.
  • All divisions must meet the following,
    • Student Participation criteria:
      • All students must be between the ages of 8 to 18 as of August 1, 2024.
      • All students must identify as female, trans, nonbinary 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 on August 1, 2024.
        • Beginner Division: girls ages 8-12
        • Junior Division: girls ages 13-15
        • Senior Division: girls ages 16-18
      • 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
        • Teams can explore the same problem, but the app or AI prototype must be different or improved each year.

For more information, visit Technovation.

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