Technovation is the largest tech training program for girls and this year Amazon opens its doors to the second edition of the project.
For the second consecutive year, Amazon Italy will host meetings for girls aged 10 to 18 in the Milan office together with some employees who will mentor them. The aim is to sensitize girls to approach STEM subjects and make them aware of their potential as innovators of the future.
On February 27 and March 4, 2020, students from 10 to 18 years (completed by August 2020) from all over the world, interested in technology, even without training in coding, who want to test themselves in creation, will be able to participate in the Technovation proposals. of unapp. Amazon will provide specialized figures who will act as mentors to help the participants to conceive the project, develop the app, build an effective business plan and present their ideas. After the worldwide presentation of Technovation products, the winners will be selected who will gain an experience in Silicon Valley.
It is possible to register and participate in the Discover Technovation presentation events in Amazon Italy at the Amazon offices in Milan through the website https://discovertechnovationamazon.splashthat.com/. To find out more about the challenge in general, visit https://technovationchallenge.org/.
Amazon Italia's support for Technovation confirms Amazon's commitment to supporting young students in the study of STEM disciplines: for example, the calls for the Amazon Women in Innovation scholarships are still open, in collaboration with the Politecnico di Milano, the Politecnico of Turin and the Tor Vergata University of Rome. In announcing this initiative, Amazon Women in Innovation, Mariangela Marseglia, Amazon Country Manager in Italy and Spain, said: We are trying to make a difference for many young women who will one day become leaders in innovation.
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