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Global Technovation Challenge

Technovation is a 3-month program where teams of young women work together to imagine, design, and develop mobile apps, then pitch their “startup” businesses to investors.

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Project Information

About the project

Collaborators 

Lead Organization: Rochester Area Math and Science Partnership

Contact: Emily Benner ; Email: ebenner@preventice.com ; Phone: TBD

Known/Likely Collaborators: STEM Forward

Potential Collaborators: Children's Dental Health Services ; Rochester Public Schools


Project Phase (Pre-concept, Concept, Plan, Develop, Available, Archive) 

Available Phase

Project Type

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Impacts

PlanScape Impacts :

Level 1: Children & Youth, Computer Literacy, Diversity and Inclusion, Education, Mentoring, STEM

Level 2: Women, C2C: 8th Grade Math, C2C: Post-Secondary, C2C: Workforce Participation, Computer Literacy

DMC Impacts:

Education/Learning Environment

Community Health Impacts:


Related Projects

Bounce Day (Community Resilience) ; Community Dashboard ; Minnesota Cup

 

 

 

  

General reports on: Global Technovation Challenge


November 07, 2016 SE MN Technovation Kickoff 2016/2017 Programming

2016/2017 kicking off SE MN Technovation mentor and coach opportunities. 

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October 18, 2015 The CodeGirl Documentary will be available on Youtube

The CodeGirl Documentary will be available on Youtube starting November 1 through November 5. It would be great if you can arrange for a screening party to spread the word about Technovation and inspire more girls to register.

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Key Beam Reports on:

Children & Youth, Computer Literacy, Diversity and Inclusion, Education, Mentoring, STEM  
October 16, 2021: Adminstration of Rochester's 3.12M award from Minnesota Main Street Economic Revitalization Program

Press Release DMC EDA to administer 3.12M distribution of MN Main Street Economic Revitalization Program

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October 10, 2021: Commitment to Action for Racial Justice project

September 27 2021, checkpoint meeting with commitment undersigned.  

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October 05, 2021: P-TECH 535

RCTC grand opening and IBM video in support of P-Tech. 

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September 22, 2021: History Center of Olmsted County

Newsletter and article about importance of the history center. 

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September 14, 2021: Olmsted County Health Assessment and Planning Partnership (HAPP)

Status reports: September 2021, March 2021 from CHAP quarterly meetings

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September 10, 2021: Age-Friendly Olmsted County (AFOC) Meetings Log

9/10/2021 message from Dave Beal, August 2021 kickoff and inventory meeting

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September 09, 2021: Racism and the Economy -- Federal Reserve Series

Understanding the implications of structural racism in America's economy. 

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September 02, 2021: Targeted Business Enterprise Utilization Plan 3Q2021

Key info includes: 3Q 2021 News, 2021 Global Mayors Challenge, DMC Discovery Walk Pre-bid 

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August 29, 2021: NAACP, Rochester Chapter Speaker Series

Honesty in Education: A clarification of Critical Race Theory.

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August 27, 2021: Olmsted County Human Rights Commission

Welcoming week information and Police Responses to HRC questions. 

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Last modified by support on 2021/09/05
Created by support on 2014/12/04

 

 

 

Site Information
Beam
  • For the commercial sector, we tend to register startup activities (new companies and new commercial projects) that bring diversification and high-impact opportunities to the area.
  • For the non-profit sector, we wish to shine light on all the organizations and services that otherwise labor under relative obscurity.
  • Our hope is that dmcbeam.org will encourage cross-sector collaborations and creative solutions.

While there are a number of registries in the community, dmcbeam.org's  distinct value is to pilot a database with a data structure and categorizations that answer the questions such as: What organizations or projects/programs in our community that have purported relevance with some of the over-arching focuses put forward by initiatives such as DMC, J2G and Health Improvements?

This database could be used as one of the ways to explore the capacities of the community. If you are someone on an exploratory journey to learn about the greater Rochester community. dmcbeam.org could be an interesting first step.

Definitions
The following defines the various project phases:
  1. Available - a product, program or service is in production
  2. Develop - program or application is being developed
  3. Plan - idea is solid, stakeholders are identified, and there is strong commitment to go forward from all parties.
  4. Concept Phase - idea scoped out with enough details to give an early sizing and/or to build a proof of concept
    demonstration
  5. Pre-concept Phase - an early idea or a requirement.
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