This year our ChickTech: High School program kick-off will take place on December 9 – 10, 2017 at August Home (657 Bryant St, San Francisco, CA 94107).

By asking educators to hand-select our participants, we are giving our participants a vote of confidence:
people who know them and their abilities have nominated them for this exclusive opportunity!

If you are a student and can’t find an educator to nominate you, just fill out the nomination form and nominate yourself!

Application Process

Now – Early-November: Nomination
Educators fill out the nomination form with the names of high school girls who qualify for one or more of the following:

  1. Have an above-average aptitude for math or science, along with creativity and willingness to learn new things
  2. Would probably not consider a tech career without extra encouragement
  3. May not have created technology before (i.e. who are not already on a robotics team, haven’t attended a STEM camp, etc.)
  4. Are eligible for free or reduced lunch
  5. Are self-identified women of color

Late-October – Mid-November: Invitation
We send, to each of our our nominees, an invitation letter including their registration code, event agenda, and workshops descriptions.

Late-October – Mid-November: Registration
Participants register online for the event.Students register online and choose technical workshops they are interested in (some examples: web development, user experience design, game development, robotics). The event is first come, first served, although we will have a waiting list in case there are cancellations!

December 9 – 10, 2017: ChickTech High School Kick-off
Students will participate in a technical workshop all weekend long and demo their projects at the end (like a mini science fair).

 If you have any questions please reach out to with the subject “HS Program 2017/2018”.


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