Remembering Steven G. Parker

Remembering Steven G. Parker

The Vietnamese Computer Scientist Who Made Toy StoryPossible


The Vietnamese Computer Scientist Who Made Toy Story Possible

Blair Sullivan Honored by Georgia Tech

Celebrating Georgia Tech Women: Pathway of Progress is the new name of the forthcoming, permanent tribute to the impact of women from Georgia Tech, now under construction near the John Lewis Student Center and Stamps Commons. Set to open in Fall 2024, the physical installation and accompanying digital experience will celebrate 70 graduates, as well as 98 women and events with historical significance to the Institute. 

Apply For SEEDS 2024

We would like to introduce SEEDS, A 10 weeklong, summer mobile app development challenge, where you will work in a team with 3 other girls of your age. We use the Design Thinking framework along with live iOS and Android coaching sessions to help you create socially useful apps from your own ideas. This program is offered by Dandilyonn, a non-profit which is working hard to increase the representation of women in the computer software development industry.  We are a group of women who work for Silicon Valley companies Amazon, Google, Adobe. All passionate about sharing our experiences with young girls like you and making you ready for tech careers.

Here are few unique aspects and their benefits of SEEDS

  1. End to end design thinking based app development training taught by professionals who learned the art of Stanford LEAD program.
  2. End to end iOS or Android app development training coached by practicing industry software developers
  3. You own what you build! You are completely free to continue to develop the app in future and make a mark.
  4. A chance at winning hundreds of dollars as winning team at the end of the summer program
  5. Irreplaceable real life app development experience to boost your resume and chances of landing tech internships in leading development companies.
  6. Fellow students, industry practitioners, industry leaders network connections through weekly training, women in tech presentations and panels
  7. Follow-up opportunities to work on mock interviews and internship opportunities
  8. Above all, a fulfilling experience of using your talent to make a difference!

We have run the SEEDS program for the past 4 years with over 100+ successful participation from universities all over the US. We welcome girls from community colleges to Ivy Leagues and give everyone equal opportunity to participate. Our students have found SEEDS training and experience – confidence building, which have led them to find prestigious internship opportunities in companies like Google, Meta, Amazon, Microsoft to name a few. We have invited over 20+ women in tech presenters who have connected with our students directly. They have come from many different roles in tech from VP of marketing at Amazon Music to UX designer at Google.

This year we want to go big!! We are super excited to kick off 2023 SEEDS application season. This summer, we want to enroll up to 80 female students (including those who identify themselves of female gender) with a 10% goal for BLNA enrollment.

We invite all eligible students at University of Utah to apply for SEEDS NOW!! Do not wait. In the past, we have reached our limit of 40 enrollment within 2 days. If you would like to team with your girl friends from college or school, forward the application link to them. Each participant will need to apply separately.

Please do note that there is a small application fee to make sure only interested girls apply, once selected the program is offered with no cost to the student.

Hope to hear back from many of you and best of luck for your upcoming careers in tech.

Archana Chaudhary
Director: SEEDS

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