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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

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

Available Phase


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:


Collaborators

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

Lead Organization: Rochester Area Math and Science Partnership

Known/Likely Collaborators: STEM Forward

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


Related Projects

Bounce Day (Community Resilience) ; Community Beam to enable community collaboration ; Minnesota Cup

 

 

 

Key Status Reports


 

All Reports


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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Related PlanScape Status

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

November 20, 2020: Diversity Council Newsletters with COVID-19 Info

In light of all that is going on throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, Diversity Council wants to remain a connector and convener for all those in need throughout our community. If you are aware of valuable information and resources, please email info@diversitycouncil.org and we will do our best to increase awareness.

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November 19, 2020: Mental Health Well-being During COVID

Info shared by April Sutor, Family Service Rochester: MDH Shared Resources: Check out MDH websites for resources on mental well-being during COVID. Sites may be updated frequently.

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November 16, 2020: Diversity Council coordinating Conservation Corp teams

Diversity Council is coordinating an ask to the City of Rochester for Conservation Funds.  

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November 03, 2020: Comunidades Latinas Unidas en Servicio (CLUES) Galllery

 Yesterday OpenBeam.net via Minnesota Humanities Center (MDH)  got to know about this amazing Latinx organization. The following is a gallery of some of its activities. 

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October 30, 2020: The Village Community Garden & Learning Center a recipient of the 2020 PHS Commissioned Officers Foundation grant

 Congratulation to the Village Community Garden & Learning Center being named a recipient of the 2020 PHS Commissioned Officers Foundation grant. 

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October 19, 2020: Minnesota Humanities Center (MHC)

Through the Legacy Arts and Cultural Heritage Funds, MHC will award grants to American Indians and nonprofit organizations led by Native peoples, and immigrants and nonprofit organizations led by immigrants.

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October 10, 2020: Competition vs Collaboration

The challenge is to coordinate the logic models of each of these anchor projects. 

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October 06, 2020: HGA (Rochester Location) United Way Campaign D/I emphasis

HGA, Rochester engaging with Diversity Council 2020 to explore Human Library collaboration. 

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September 22, 2020: Intercultural Cities Initiative (ICI) Major Milestone

(1) City Council approved ICI Resolution (2) City Council Study Session on ICI Index  

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August 30, 2020: SE MN Together: Advancing Diversity, Equity and Inclusion SE Minnesota

Convening conversation on how our region can work together to be a welcoming region. 

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Last modified by admin on 2020/03/06
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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