ChickTech High School Announces Kickoff Weekend at Google in November

ChickTech Austin is pleased to announce its inaugural program kickoff weekend at Google, 9606 North MoPac Expressway, on November 12th and 13th.

ChickTech: High School is a free yearlong program that introduces 100 high school girls to technology and the local tech community. After the kickoff event, the program continues with events that offer a fun, positive learning experience designed to build confidence, provide mentors and role models, and create a positive association with technology. ChickTech: High School will cost nothing to the participants, who will be provided transportation, food, and child care for those who need it.

Teens Empower will be keynoting the first day of the kickoff event. Girls will then get to choose from a number of hands-on workshop topics, including:

Soft Circuits
Robotics
Game Design
Web Dev
Video Editing
Building a computer

ChickTech Austin has accepted teacher nominations for students across the Austin area, who will participate in mentoring opportunities and technology career exposure throughout the school year. Further information about ChickTech: High School, along with a detailed schedule of the kickoff event, can be found on our website.

ChickTech: High School is made possible in Austin thanks to the following partners:

Google
CDK Global
Adobe Foundation
Cox Automotive Engineering
Github
NGINX
HomeAway
data.world

Recent Comments

  • ORLANDO RO NDON

    Friday, 11 Nov, 2016

    After m my daughter Barbara Rondon registered, I received an email saying she was in a wait list. Is she still in the wait list? Can she participate of ChickTech Austin this weekend? Or does she have to wait for another opportunity?

    Reply
    • nengard

      Thursday, 01 Dec, 2016

      So sorry to not have replied before now. Please use our contact form in the future to ensure an answer from us. The students on the waitlist did not make it in this year and so they have a shot again next year!!

      Reply

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