Who are the most inspiring girls under 20 who are already active in tech? Who build her own app? Who runs her own website? Who do you know started her own ecommerce company? Who is building robots? Who is using tech to reach a massive audience? Who is working on great research?
We are looking for young trailblazers who are active in technology and innovation and are a true inspiration for others. Who are the role models that inspire others to choose this exciting path for study, work or to start their own company? Please nominate them today! Or nominate yourself!
Project Prep is a book aimed at girls and young women, highlighting the wonders of working in tech.
The project is an initiative of Inspiring Fifty. A non-profit that aims to increase diversity in tech by making role models more visible.
Around 90% of jobs are estimated to need at least some level of digital skills and we are facing a big shortage of skilled people to fill all jobs in technology. At the same time recent research shows that girls lose interest in STEM (science, technology, engineering, math) already at age 15. The study uncovered the need for more female role models as crucial as well as the need to provide girls with the opportunity to express their creativity through hands-on experiences.