Turning Girls into Tech Entrepreneurs with a Single App

March 13, 2012 No Comments by montty

Diana Gong is only 17 years old, but already she’s had experience creating a mobile app, writing a business plan, and pitching it to venture capitalists. Now she’s working with application developers at LinkedIn to turn a prototype of a mobile phone app into a working product.Gong and four other high school girls won a competition last year called the Technovation Challenge, which encourages girls to become tech entrepreneurs.teams of girls work together for 10 weeks to brainstorm and develop an idea for a mobile phone app.The contest has grown from 45 girls in 2010 to 230 last year. Organizers expect the number to reach 400 to 500 this year.

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Turning Girls into Tech Entrepreneurs with a Single App

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