Virtual Judge in a tech entrepreneurship program


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When

Tue May 01, 2018 - Mon May 21, 2018

Where

This is a Virtual Opportunity, with no fixed address.

About

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
  • This is a skill-based volunteer opportunity

Requirements
  • Judges must complete a short, self-paced online training (approx 30 minutes)
  • You must commit to reviewing at least five submissions in the quarterfinals: May 1 - 21, 2018.
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 or LinkedIn badge, 5 employee contact hours

Head Judge - Review 6-10 submissions | earn a certificate or LinkedIn badge, 6-10 employee contact hours, and LinkedIn Recommendation

Judge Advisor - Review 11+ submissions | earn a LinkedIn badge, Linkedin recommendation, employee-volunteer hours, and listed as a Judge Advisor on our website.

Skills

  • Basic Computer Skills
  • STEM
  • Reading / Writing
  • Verbal / Written Communication
  • Critical Thinking

Good Match For

Teens

Requirements & Commitment

  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • Minimum 5 hours
  • Must complete 30 minute self-paced training

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