WOMEN IN TECH DEMO DAYS PRESENTED BY CAPITAL ONE
IN PARTNERSHIP WITH ANGELHACK
Girls Inc. of Metropolitan Dallas is thrilled to be a leading nonprofit taking place in this event. If you would like to join us please sign up at: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/women-in-tech-demo-day-presented-by-capital-one-plano-tx-tickets-26599295208
STEP 1: BUILD AN APP THAT SUPPORTS WOMEN AND GIRLS IN TECH
STEP 2: DEMO YOUR PROJECT IN FRONT OF PROMINENT INDUSTRY LEADERS
STEP 3: WALK AWAY WITH A $10K GENERAL ASSEMBLY SCHOLARSHIP FOR YOUR TEAM PLUS THE NONPROFIT PARTNER WILL GET A 15K GRANT IN YOUR HONOR.
At Capital One, we know it’s vital to use innovation and talent for the greater good, and we invest in our communities so that more people have access to the technology they need to succeed in the 21st century.
*All proceeds from registration fees will be donated to the nonprofit partner at each site.
Girls, Inc Challenge: Create a project that capture’s the daily experiences of an American girl. Showcase individual stories through diaries, letters, testimonials, poems, etc. The goal is to better comprehend the challenges and joys that make up girlhood in the US. We are looking for stories from girls, alumnae, volunteers, parents, donors and teachers.
Here is a link to the Participation Agreement
Success at the Women in Tech Demo Day is recognized and rewarded!
- Each attendee will receive a custom swag bag from Capital One
- Each winning team will receive a scholarship to General Assembly valued at $10,000 combined to put toward the bootcamp or educational programming of their choice
- The winning team will also have $15,000 donated in their honor to a nonprofit that supports leadership and development of girls in the local community
Wednesday, October 26, 2016
- 6:30-8:30 pm Pre-Demo Day Virtual Session via WebEx
- WebEx links: TBC
- Meeting Number: TBC
- Host Key: TBC
- Audio Connection: TBC
Saturday, October 29, 2016
- 8:00am Doors Open & Breakfast
- 9:30am: Opening Remarks (Introduction)
- Capital One Welcome
- Nonprofit Talk & Welcome
- Intro to the day, logistics & instructions
- 10:00am: Science Fair Pitches Begin, with mentors circulating and providing feedback
- 12:00pm: Lunch / Speaker Panel
- 1:00pm: Teams refine their products and pitches
- 2:00pm: Demos Begin
- 3:30pm: Judges’ Deliberation / Keynote Speaker
- 4:30pm: Winners Announced & End Event
How is the Women in Tech Demo Day Judged?
Winners of the Women in Tech Demo Day will be selected by a panel of five-to-seven judges for each city that includes industry leaders, media, industry influencers and a Capital One representative, as well as one representative from each partnering nonprofit.
Submissions will be scored in each round based on the following criteria with a minimum score of 0 and maximum score of 20 points, with the final score being the average of the judges’ scores:
- Simplicity (5 points): Is the application simple to use and can the team explain it clearly in three sentences or less?
- Creativity (5 points): How creative was the team in developing an innovative solution for the challenge?
- Impact (5 points): Did the team create an application that can have a real and valuable impact?
- Design (5 points): Was the UX/UI intuitive and appealing?