This year our ChickTech: High School program kickoff will take place on January 12 – 13, 2019 at a location in San Francisco (in SOMA/Financial District area currently being confirmed).
If you are a teacher, parent, or student interested in learning more about our upcoming events, please sign up here!
Now – Early-December: Nomination
Educators fill out the nomination form with the names of high school girls who qualify for one or more of the following:
- Have an above-average aptitude for math or science, along with creativity and willingness to learn new things
- Would probably not consider a tech career without extra encouragement
- May not have created technology before (i.e. who are not already on a robotics team, haven’t attended a STEM camp, etc.)
- Are eligible for free or reduced lunch
- Are self-identified women of color
Late-November – Early-December: Invitation
We send, to each of our our nominees, an invitation letter including their registration code, event agenda, and workshops descriptions.
Late-November – Early-January: 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!
January 12 – 13, 2019: ChickTech High School Kickoff
Students will participate in a technical workshop all weekend long and demo their projects at the end (like a mini science fair).