2023 Season Program Information
- What is Technovation Girls? Is there a cost to participate?
- Important dates for the 2023 season
- Eligibility for participation (students)
- Can boys participate in the program?
- How can parents/guardians be involved in the program?
- Does my team need a mentor? How can we find one?
- How can Technovation ensure a fair and equitable program and competition with the presence of AI tools like ChatGPT?
- Is Technovation planning any future changes in response to ongoing developments in AI tools such as ChatGPT?
- Can my team use AI Tools (such as ChatGPT) to help with our Technovation project?
- Can my team use AI Tools like ChatGPT to help write our business plan?
- Can my team use ChatGPT or other AI tools to code our app/project?
Rules & Submission
- Submission rules for girls and mentors
- When is the submission deadline?
- What does the submission process look like?
- What should we include in our pitch video and technical video?
- How do I submit my source code or AI data training?
- How many pages does my Business Plan have to be?
Reasons for Ineligibility
Information for Mentors
- Mentor Eligibility and commitment
- What information is gathered for the mentor background check?
- Do mentors need to know how to code before starting Technovation?
- How can I join the online Technovation mentor network?
- Where can I find the volunteer code of conduct and safety policy?
- How can a mentor create/find/remove a team?
Judging, Pitching and Results
- How are judges selected?
- What is the judging process?
- How can my team see our scores and if we moved into the second round of judging?
- How many teams from my country will advance past Quarterfinals?
- Can my team dispute their scores or see how we ranked in comparison to others?
- Who owns the code or AI prototype and IP developed during Technovation Girls?
Regional Pitch Events
- What is a Regional Pitch event? What is a Celebration event?
- How do I know if an RPE is happening?
- What is the deadline for registering for an RPE?
- When will I know if my event is considered a Regional Pitch Event or Celebration Event?
- What are the requirements for an event to be considered an RPE?
- How will teams at RPEs be chosen as semifinalists?
Information for Judges
- What is my role as a judge?
- Rules for Judges
- What does a Technovation Girls judge do?
- How do I start scoring my first submission?
- How can I view a team's app?
- Can I skip a submission?