Technovation Online

with support from CWIT
and Technovation Girls' partner Shopify
APRIL 29TH SCHEDULE for Live Pitch Event
JUDGES RUBRIC for Live Pitch Event

Teen-Turn is hosting Technovation activities online! 
Develop a social enterprise by creating a business plan and building
an app that addresses a challenge facing your community.
First things first!

Before joining us, we have some requests!

Have paper and pens at the ready for the first session, that’s it!

We will share the slides & information from the sessions (content
we draw from Technovation Girls, simplified for a virtual space) in the dropbox folder link below.


Research Surveys

Find below links to surveys to help out your fellow participants undertake research!

Whistleblower 2.0

Know Your Trash

Technovation Girls:

Technovation Girls equips young women (ages 8-18) to become tech entrepreneurs and leaders. With the support of volunteer mentors and parents, girls work in teams to code mobile apps that address real-world problems.

40+ hours of materials here

App Inventor:

MIT App Inventor is an intuitive, visual programming environment that allows everyone – even children – to build fully functional apps for Android and iOS smartphones and tablets.

Open App Inventor here

Android Companion App here

No Android? Use Emulator here


Create a simple game here

Example of an App Inventor Project here

Combining two App Inventor Projects AIMerger-Documentation-AI2

Global Judging Process

Important Dates for the Season

  • April 29: Technovation Girls Ireland Celebration Event at Microsoft DreamSpace
  • April 30 – May 25: Round 1 Online Judging. 
  • June 2: Technovation will announce semifinalists via email.
  • June 2 – June 16: Round 2 Semifinal Online Judging.
  • Late June/Early July: Competition results released recognizing 12 finalists teams and 10 Regional Winners. Teams will be able to access their scores and certificates at this time.
  • August: Technovation World Summit, where we celebrate the hard work of teams across the world!
And of course it will be fun! In fact, Teen-Turn participants will have
their own celebration event themselves at the end of the season
with cool prizes like Beats, Laptops and a Grand Prize of €1,000.

As for the global competition, if you want to learn more, they even made
a movie about it -- see below!

Who is CWIT? Connecting Women in Technology is a network of Irish based technology companies who all share a common goal to support the development of women in the technology industry. Founded by Accenture, Dell and Microsoft in 2011, the network today spans 20 leading multinational technology companies, who all collaborate to attract, promote and encourage women in STEM careers.

Your Teen-Turn Hosts & Alum Lead Mentors:


Session Week Beginning Break Topic
1 16-Jan   Ideation
2 23-Jan   Design Thinking
3 30-Jan   Market Research
4 6-Feb   Business Models
5 13-Feb Mid-Term (Bootcamp-Optional)  App Development
6 20-Feb   App Development
7 27-Feb   Prototyping
8 6-Mar   Marketing Plans
9 13-Mar   Business Plans
10 20-Mar   Demo-ing
11 27-Mar   Pitching
  3-Apr Easter Week  
12 10-Apr School Break (Optional) Filming
  18-Apr Deadline 5pm PDT Submission!

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