Volunteer Opportunity

Virtual Judge for a girls tech entrepreneurship program

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Iridescent | San Francisco, CA
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Start Date

April 29, 2019

End Date

June 2, 2019

Time Commitment

A few hours per month

Duration

Short-Term (few weeks/months)


About Technovation

Every year, Technovation invites teams of girls from all over the world to learn and apply the skills needed to solve real-world problems through technology.


Girls ages 10 to 18 learn to identify a problem in their community and create a mobile app solution to address that problem, and then learn how to communicate these ideas and translate them into a fully launched business.


As a Judge, you will...

  • Help select 12 finalist teams to compete for scholarships and an opportunity to pitch their idea in front of major tech companies in the Bay Area.
  • Assess problem-solving and mobile innovation on a global landscape (more than 1,500 teams from over 110 countries).
  • Provide feedback to motivate young girls about their ideas.
  • Inspire young women to enter STEM Industries.


Benefits

  • Learn how to evaluate innovation
  • Practice assessing a wide range of content without bias
  • Help inspire the next generation of innovators
  • Provide feedback to motivate girls and help them learn and improve their skills
  • Develop communication skills by evaluating how others communicate.
  • Learn how to spot good ideas quickly
  • Practice giving feedback that is constructive and will encourage teams to continue to develop their product
  • Access to a short online, self-paced training


Requirements

  • Judges must complete a short, self-paced online training (approx 30 minutes)
  • If you review at six or more submissions, you will be promoted to Head Judge and invited to review the top 10% of submissions in the semifinals round: June 1 - 17, 2018.


Judge Rankings

Certified Judge - Review 5 submissions | earn a certificate and 5 employee contact hours


Head Judge - Review 6-10 submissions | earn a certificate and 6-10 employee contact hours, invited to judge in global semi-finals


Judge Advisor - Review 10+ submissions | earn employee-volunteer hours, and listed as a Judge Advisor on our website.

About Technovation

Every year, Technovation invites teams of girls from all over the world to learn and apply the skills needed to solve real-world problems through technology.


Girls ages 10 to 18 learn to identify a problem in their…

Details at a glance

  • Remote Possible
  • Training Provided
  • International Volunteers Welcome

How To Apply

Hey There,

We are excited to have you join us as a virtual judge. After you register as a judge, the next steps are:

1) Create your account (2 mins)

2) Complete the online training (30 min) 

3) Join the judge Slack group and introduce yourself (2 min) 

Hey There,

We are excited to have you join us as a virtual judge. After you register as a judge, the next steps are:

1) Create your account (2 mins)

2) Complete the online training (30 min) 

3) Join…

Location

Virtual

San Francisco, CA
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