Technovation Challenge: Teaching Girls to Create Phone Apps

Technovation Challenge, a program that teaches high school girls about entrepreneurship and computer programming, was founded in the fall of 2009 by Dr. Anu Tewary of LinkedIn after attending StartUp Weekend in San Francisco.  She was so inspired by the empowering experience that she decided to bring the StartUp Weekend experience to high school girls and female mentors around the world. Now run by Iridescent, an engineering education non-profit, Technovation has served over 800 girls nationwide and is preparing to launch globally this fall.