Local Area Middle School Girls Will Wrap-up a Free Technology Entrepreneur Summer Camp with “Shark Tank” Style Competition. Shhhhhh! All participants will be gifted free laptops – as a surprise!
Who: LexisNexis® Risk Solutions & TechGirlz
What: Tomorrow’s Technologists Camp and Competition
When: Friday, July 19, 2019
Where: 2520 Renaissance Blvd #100, King of Prussia, PA 19406
Just when you thought it was safe to go back in the water…the TechGirlz are ready to strike! On Friday, July 19, participants in the Tommorow’s Technologists Entrepreneur camp will use some of their key learnings as they compete in the Dolphin Pool “Shark Tank” style competition that will determine the best prototype and business plan.
Utilizing TechGirlz’ TechCamp in a Box curriculum, The week-long camp is part of Tomorrow’s Technologists – a free computer science education program developed by LexisNexis Risk Solutions. The TechGirlz event marks the first time that the Tomorrow’s Technologists program is being offered in the Philadelphia area. In addition to hosting the camp and providing students with the opportunity to develop a relationship with a technology mentor, LexisNexis Risk Solutions will give each camp attendee a surprise free lap top at the end of the program.
The Dolphin Pool competition will be hosted at the LexisNexis Risk Solutions office in King of Prussia.
Please reach out to Jennifer Grigas Richman (678.906.9073) if you are interested in attending the event or would like more information.
TechGirlz, a program of Creating IT Futures, inspires middle school girls to explore the possibilities of technology. The organization’s aim is to help girls understand that a future in technology does not necessarily equate to “a boring computer job,” but instead transcends the cubicle into nearly every field imaginable. By encouraging young women to participate in science and technology today, as well as providing a solid foundation of peers, mentors and positive role models, TechGirlz hopes to spark innovation, exhilaration and motivation in young women to become tomorrow’s tech leaders.
About LexisNexis® Risk Solutions
LexisNexis® Risk Solutions harnesses the power of data and advanced analytics to provide insights that help businesses and governmental entities reduce risk and improve decisions to benefit people around the globe. We provide data and technology solutions for a wide range of industries including insurance, financial services, healthcare and government. Headquartered in metro Atlanta, Georgia, we have offices throughout the world and are part of RELX (LSE: REL/NYSE: RELX), a global provider of information and analytics for professional and business customers across industries. For more information, please visit please visit www.risk.lexisnexis.com, and relx.com.