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Upcoming Public Digerati Girls Programs & Events

 

iLaunch: Intro to Computer Science 5-Day Boot Camp UPCOMING

MICHIGAN, Detroit, MI - August 18-22, 2014 @General Motors Training Center

The goal of this workshop is an introduction to digital technology & computer science, students participate in a 5-Day series of classes designed to introduce both the core concepts of computer science logic and digital technology entrepreneurship. Students in two sessions ( Grades 6-8th and Grades 9th-12th) will create a mobile (iPhone or Android) application on Days 1-3. Participants will then create a simple website to host and promote their creation on Days 4 & 5. The week culminates on Day 5 with a mini-pitch competition. Local and national digital technology and startup experts will visit the camp each morning providing both perspective and mentorship as students complete workshop goals.

 

Digerati Girls Fashion Tech Workshop UPCOMING

MICHIGAN, Detroit, MI - TBD September 2014

The goal of this workshop is an introduction to fashion tech and wearable technology careers. Students will learn the basics behind creating fashion tech based logic and products as well as get to experiment with several current products in the space: Google Glass, FitBit,  etc. Local and national fashion technology and startup experts will visit the camp each morning providing both perspective and mentorship as students complete workshop goals.

 

Digerati Girls MedTech Workshop UPCOMING

MICHIGAN, Detroit, MI - TBD September 2014

The goal of this workshop is an introduction to health & medical technology careers. Students will learn the basics behind creating medical technology based logic and code as well as get to experiment with several current medtech products & apps in the space. Technology and startup experts will visit the camp each morning providing both perspective and mentorship as students complete workshop goals.

 

Digerati Girls College App Workshop UPCOMING

MICHIGAN, Ann Arbor, MI - TBD September 2014 @ The University of Michigan Ann Arbor

The goal of this workshop is to allow college-minded high schoolers (9th-12th grade) to prep for their college applications by completing digital projects - namely a website-based personal portfolio & sample mobile app. Students will learn how to code and launch both products over this 2-Saturday event. Female technology and startup experts will visit the workshop each Saturday providing both perspective and mentorship as students complete workshop goals.

 

Digerati Girls Global Digital Workshop UPCOMING

UNITED KINGDON, London, UK AND MICHIGAN, Detroit, US - TBD November 2014 @Google Offices

The goal of this workshop is the launch of our first ever global simulclass.  Digerati Girls Detroit students will collaborate with Digerati Girls London students to create a top secret new coding project.  Details to come!!! This is one you'll not want to miss!

 

Past Public Digerati Girls Events

Digerati Girls Hour of Code + Digital Scavenger Hunt CLOSED

MICHIGAN, Detroit, MI - December 14, 2013 @ Grand Circus Detroit

The goal of the workshop is to inspire and expose middle school and high school girls to pursue education and career paths in digital technologies. Students will complete an easy 1-hour coding lesson with no experience required! Our girls will learn how to create simple mobile apps and compete for prizes in a mini-digital scavenger hunt.

 

Digital Student Ventures™ (5-Day Summer Boot Camp) CLOSED

MICHIGAN, Detroit, MI - August 12 - August 16, 2013 @ Wayne State University

In a joint partnership with Student Ventures,  this introduction to digital technology, students participate in a 5-Day series of classes designed to introduce both the digital entrepreneurship and digital marketing skillsets and career paths. Detroit area high school students (Grades 9th-12th) will create a mobile (iPhone or Android) application on Days 1-3. Participants will then create a simple website to host and promote their creation on Days 4 & 5. The week culminates on Day 5 with a mini-pitch. Local and national digital technology and digital marketing experts will visit the camp each morning providing both perspective and mentorship as students complete workshop goals.

 

iLaunch: Digerati Girls Intro to Digital Marketing™ CLOSED

MICHIGAN, Ann Arbor, MI - August 2013 @ Google Ann Arbor Office



Girls will participate in an experiential workshop and scavenger hunt designed to introduce digital marketing - from client assignment to digital marketing solution. Geared towards middle school girls; students will visit and interact with a successful digital advertising company. Girls will use tablet computers to compete for clues on the path to creating their digital project for their "first day" on the job as digital marketers.

 

iLaunch: Digerati Girls AppLab™ (Mobile Applications) CLOSED

UNITED KINGDOM, London, UK - October 12 2013

In this introduction to digital entrepreneurship, students participate in a 2-Saturday series of classes designed to introduce both the digital entrepreneurship and digital marketing skillsets and career paths. Girls (12-18) will create a mobile (iPhone) application. Participants will then create a website to host and promote their creation. Local and national digital entrepreneurs and digital marketing experts will visit the class providing both perspective and mentorship as girls complete course goals as girls compete for tech prizes.

 

Digerati Kids™ Kodu GameLab for Xbox  CLOSED

MICHIGAN, Southfield, MI (Metro Detroit) - December 1, 2012

Kodu Game Lab is a program designed by Microsoft to get kids excited about making games, as well as exposing some of the fundamental concepts behind popular video games. Students create games using Kodu, (http://planetkodu.com), a simple visual programming language that emphasizes creativity, problem solving, and storytelling. Working individually or in pairs students design games on the PC or Xbox and (optionally) share them with the world on the Planet Kodu website.

 

Digerati Kids™ Kodu GameLab for Xbox CLOSED

MICHIGAN, Birmingham, MI (Metro Detroit) - December 15, 2012

Kodu Game Lab is a program designed by Microsoft to get kids excited about making games, as well as exposing some of the fundamental concepts behind popular video games. Students create games using Kodu, (http://planetkodu.com), a simple visual programming language that emphasizes creativity, problem solving, and storytelling. Working individually or in pairs students design games on the PC or Xbox and (optionally) share them with the world on the Planet Kodu website.

 

iLaunch: Digerati Girls MediaLab™ CLOSED

MICHIGAN, Birmingham, MI (Metro Detroit) - April 1, 2013 @ Google Detroit Office



Girls will participate in an experiential workshop and scavenger hunt designed to introduce digital marketing - from client assignment to digital marketing solution. Geared towards middle school girls; students will visit and interact with a successful digital advertising company. Girls will use tablet computers to compete for clues on the path to creating their digital project for their "first day" on the job as digital marketers.
 

 

iLaunch: Digerati Girls AppLab™ (Mobile Applications) CLOSED

MICHIGAN, Detroit, MI (Metro Detroit) -  April 20, 2013 @ Atomic Object Office

In this introduction to digital entrepreneurship, students participate in a Saturday class designed to introduce both the digital entrepreneurship and digital marketing skillsets and career paths. Middle School girls will create a mobile (iPhone) application. Participants will then create a simple website to host and promote their creation. Local and national digital entrepreneurs and digital marketing experts will visit the class providing both perspective and mentorship as girls complete course goals as students compete for tech prizes.

 

iLaunch: Digerati Kids™ GameLab for Xbox CLOSED

MICHIGAN, Birmingham, MI (Metro Detroit) - March 6, 2013 - April 10, 2013 PART I 

MICHIGAN, Birmingham, MI (Metro Detroit) - April 17, 2013 - May 8, 2013 PART II

Kodu Game Lab is a program designed by Microsoft to get kids excited about making games, as well as exposing some of the fundamental concepts behind popular video games. Students create games using Kodu,(http://planetkodu.com), a simple visual programming language that emphasizes creativity, problem solving,and storytelling. Working individually or in pairs students design games on the PC or Xbox and (optionally) share them with the world on the Planet Kodu website. Students will then create a website to host and promote their video game creation while exploring digital marketing topics and skills.

 

iLaunch: Digerati Girls GameLab Summer Camp™ (Video Games) CLOSED

MICHIGAN, Birmingham, MI - June 24-28, 2013 w/ Birmingham Community Education

In this introduction to digital entrepreneurship, students participate in a 1-week summer bootcamp of classes designed to introduce both the digital entrepreneurship and digital marketing skillsets and career paths. Young girls (ages 11-13) will create a video game using Microsoft's visual programming language Kodu. Participants will then create a simple website to host and promote their creation. Local and national digital entrepreneurs and digital marketing experts will visit the class providing both perspective and mentorship as girls complete course goals as girls compete for tech prizes.

 

iLaunch: Digerati Girls GameLab Summer Camp™(Video Games) CLOSED

MICHIGAN, Birmingham, MI - June 24-28, 2013 w/ Birmingham Community Education

In this introduction to digital entrepreneurship, students participate in a 1-week summer bootcamp of classes designed to introduce both the digital entrepreneurship and digital marketing skillsets and career paths. Teen Girls (14-18) will create a video game for the Android system. Participants will then create a simple website to host and promote their creation. Local and national digital entrepreneurs and digital marketing experts will visit the class providing both perspective and mentorship as girls complete course goals as girls compete for tech prizes.

 

iLaunch: Digerati Girls AppLab™(Mobile Applications) CLOSED

MICHIGAN, Birmingham, MI - July 8-12, 2013 w/ Birmingham Community Education

In this introduction to digital entrepreneurship, students participate in a 1-week summer bootcamp of classes designed to introduce both the digital entrepreneurship and digital marketing skillsets and career paths. Young girls (11-13) will create a mobile (iPhone) application. Participants will then create a website to host and promote their creation. Local and national digital entrepreneurs and digital marketing experts will visit the class providing both perspective and mentorship as girls complete course goals as girls compete for tech prizes.

 

iLaunch: Digerati Girls AppLab™(Mobile Applications) CLOSED

MICHIGAN, Birmingham, MI - July 8-12, 2013 w/ Birmingham Community Education

In this introduction to digital entrepreneurship, students participate in a 1-week summer bootcamp of classes designed to introduce both the digital entrepreneurship and digital marketing skillsets and career paths. Teen girls (14-18) will create a mobile (iPhone) application. Participants will then create a website to host and promote their creation. Local and national digital entrepreneurs and digital marketing experts will visit theclass providing both perspective and mentorship as girls complete course goals as girls compete for tech prizes.