Technovation is the world’s largest and longest running tech competition for girls. In Technovation, teams of young women identify a problem, create an app to solve it, code the app, build a company to launch the app in the market, and pitch their plan to experts all in 3 months. Technovation’s applied, project based computer science and entrepreneurship curriculum reinforces algorithmic thinking and emphasizes the societal impact of information and technology. It also teaches girls life skills such as how to identify a problem, design and test a solution, collaborate with a team, and communicate to different audiences. Teams pitch and submit their ideas (through video) and participate in regional competitions (varies by location).Technovation was established to address the dearth of women in technology through offering young women the opportunity to become high-tech Entrepreneurs early in their careers. Since that very first cohort of 50 girls in 2010 in Mountain View, Cal