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Technology Is Bringing Back the Apprenticeship Model. It Just Has a Different Name - Mentoring

Tara Chklovski | Posted 01.03.2015 | Education
Tara Chklovski

While most mentoring organizations share these learning environment characteristics, we have profiled at least one for each to provide an example of how this framework is being currently practiced in the field.

Lots of Talk About Girls in Tech: Where Are the Results?

Tara Chklovski | Posted 11.17.2014 | Technology
Tara Chklovski

We've recently seen lots of coverage about the lack of women in tech, from Google's Made with Code initiative that spurred industry giants to share their diversity data, to the recent spate of nonprofits addressing this lack of diversity.

200 Girls Learning How to Code in One of the Oldest Indian Cities in the World

Tara Chklovski | Posted 05.26.2014 | Technology
Tara Chklovski

The logistics of this undertaking are what makes this story of grit so inspiring. It really brings perspective to first-world petty griping!

Why Should a Girl in Nigeria Learn to Code?

Tara Chklovski | Posted 02.05.2014 | Technology
Tara Chklovski

Teenage girls are some of the most active users of mobile phones. But they don't see themselves as inventors of technology. They do not interact with mobile technology and think "I can build something better".

High School Girls Learn to Code and Design Mobile Games for the Technovation Challenge

Women 2.0 | Posted 08.08.2012 | Technology
Women 2.0

While volunteering with Iridescent's Technovation Challenge, I would often come home from mentoring the group of teenage girls with a smile on my face and a fist pump in the air. "Finally!"

Technovation Challenge's Emilie Robert Wong Encourages Girls To "Hammer Up!"

Women 2.0 | Posted 06.15.2015 | Technology
Women 2.0

Since winning the first Technovation Challenge, Emilie Robert Wong has developed three more apps (two for Michelle Obama's Healthy Kids initiative and...

Girl Tech Inventors and Mentors!

Angela Haines | Posted 08.02.2011 | Business
Angela Haines

HailNYC Team , credit C. Colon One night in May, the premises of AOL in downtown NYC vibrated with the chatty energy and nerves of 47 teenage girls...

Girls as Inventors

Tara Chklovski | Posted 05.25.2011 | Education
Tara Chklovski

We are getting ready to conduct six Technovation Challenge programs in the San Francisco Bay Area, Los Angeles and New York City this coming spring, reaching out to more than 300 high school girls.