January 25, 2020

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A Techs4Tex Foundation Event

This annual event is especially designed to give female students from rural communities the opportunity to build capacity for computer science careers, brought to you by Techs4Tex Foundation, a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization.

WHEN /

January 25, 2020 

8 AM-3 PM

WHERE /

IBM Campus

11501 Burnet Rd, Austin, TX 78758

ABOUT THE EVENT /

Girls in 9th-12th grade were invited to a day of exploring computer programming and careers.  They worked alongside women currently in careers relating to technology learning the basics of coding.  Photos are posted from this year's event ! Click the menu "Photos 2020."

Are you from a rural school district in Texas and interested in our next event?

Contact Kellie@Techs4Tex.org 

 

This event is funded by Techs4Tex, a small nonprofit foundation.  Lodging Friday night (1/25) is provided at no cost for those girls and their sponsors who travel two or more hours to Austin.​

TENTATIVE SCHEDULE /

8-8:30 AM

REGISTRATION

8:30-9:30 AM

INTRODUCTIONS and DESIGN THINKING ACTIVITY 

9:30-11 AM

GROUP WORK TIME:

3 TRACKS THIS YEAR DEPENDING ON PRIOR EXPERIENCE

11 AM-11:30 AM

PANEL DISCUSSION

11:30-12:00 PM

AR/VR DEMOS

12:00-1:00 PM

LUNCH and LEARN: MARKETING YOURSELF for EMPLOYMENT

1-2:25 PM

PROJECT WORK

2:25- 2:45 PM

WORK PROGRESS PRESENTATIONS

2:45- 3 PM

DOOR PRIZES and CLOSING