Armenian Girls Finalist in Global Technovation Challenge

By: Christine Soussa

SAN JOSE, CA – Five girls from the Karbi village in Armenia are finalist in the Global Technovation challenge, an international global organization that promotes girls in STEM.  From 3,000 global teams representing 105 countries, 12 final teams were selected in a Global Technovation challenge with the directive to develop an innovative mobile application.

Five (5) girls, ages 10-18 representing Armenia participated and WON FIRST PLACE!!! As a Technovation finalist, the Armenian team is invited to the San Francisco Bay Area where they will present their work during the World Pitch Summit #WorldPitch.  We encourage the broader community to attend the events to support, celebrate, and honor the hard work of this tremendous accomplishment.

The World Pitch Summit #WorldPitch will be in the Silicon Valley August 7-12.  Of the festivities, there are two events that all are invited and encouraged to attend. To RSVP please visit Technovation.

Event Details: 

Pitch Night:  Wednesday, August 9Google Campus- | From 5:30PM to 8:30 PM | For information click here 

It’s time for the finalist teams to share their hard work with the world!

Global Technovation Award Ceremony:  Thursday, August 10 | Google Campus- GarField Park 2400 Amphitheater Parkway, Mountain View | From 6:00PM to 9:00 PM | Free entrance please RSVP

Iridescent, together with Google’s Made with Code, invites to join at the Global Technovation Awards Ceremony!

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The 12 global Technovation finalists come from Hong Kong, Kazhakstan, Cambodia, India, Armenia, Kenya, Canada and across the US. You can learn more about how they tackle problems around peace, poverty, equity, environment, health and education.

http://technovationchallenge.org/world-pitch/

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About AIWA

The Armenian International Women’s Association is a dynamic global non-profit dedicated to empowerment, education and enrichment. Through many projects and initiatives, AIWA is committed to impacting positive social, economic and personal advancement of Armenian women worldwide through educational and other community activities that promote gender equity, and emphasize our Armenian cultural heritage.

To learn more about AIWA, please visit http://www.aiwainternational.org. To get involved with the AIWA-SF affiliate, please visit http://www.aiwasanfrancisco.com or send an email to aiwasanfrancisco@gmail.com.

 

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