A Startup Conference for Girls
Ages 9-18 Years Old
Saturday | SEPTEMBER 28, 2019
9 AM – 4 PM | $20
ABOUT THE STARTUP CHICA CONFERENCE
The Startup Chica Conference focuses on teaching, inspiring and encouraging young females to enter the business world by becoming leaders and entrepreneurs while fostering their ideas and talents.
Girls between 9-18 years old will spend the day learning the business skills needed to launch their own startup up or product that identifies and solves community issues. Working alongside mentors from the corporate and community sectors, they will come up with a creative solution to a problem, pitch the technology based solution to a group of judges and exit with a passion for innovation.
SOBRE LA CONFERENCIA DE STARTUP CHICA
La Conferencia de Startup Chica se centra en enseñar, inspirar y alentar a las mujeres jóvenes a ingresar al mundo de los negocios al convertirse en líderes y emprendedoras mientras fomentan sus ideas y talentos.
Niñas de entre 9 y 18 años pasarán el día aprendiendo las habilidades comerciales necesarias para lanzar su propia empresa o un producto que identifique y resuelva los problemas de la comunidad. Al trabajar junto a mentores de los sectores corporativo y comunitario, se les ocurrirá una solución creativa a un problema, lanzarán la solución basada en la tecnología a un grupo de jueces y saldrán con una pasión por la innovación.
9:00 am - Registration | Inscripción
9:15 - Welcome | Bienvenida
9:25 - 9:35 am - Keynote Speaker | Orador principal
9:45 am - Part 1 : Objective | Objetivo
10:45 am - Part 2: Strategy | Estrategia
12:00 pm - Career Presenter Luncheon | Almuerzo de presentador de carrera
1:00 pm - Part 3: Production | Producción
1:30 pm -Part 4: Marketing | Marketing
2:30 pm - Part 5: Pitching | Lanzamiento
3:00 pm - Presentations | Presentaciones
3:45 pm - Winners, Prizes and Wrap Up | Ganadores, premios y finalización
UT Austin McCombs School of Business - Rowling Hall
300 W Martin Luther King Jr Blvd,
Austin, TX 78712
DISCLAIMER: The University of Texas at Austin McCombs MSTC program will not take custodial responsibility of minors while participating in Startup Chica. Custodial responsibility will remain with teachers, parents, legal guardians, and chaperones.
Startup Chica 2018 Testimonials
What did you like most about your Startup Chica experience?
"Being an entrepreneur."
"Meeting new people and collaborating our ideas."
"Getting to meet mentors and hear about their jobs."
What did you learn today about yourself that you didn't know before?
"I am an expert at having a good idea and making it better."
"I can make a good business."
"I'm braver than I thought."
What valuable information or experience did you attain for your child by attending this workshop?
"Encourage your child's ideas because it may grow into more."
"Stay open to my child's creativity."
"I gained insight on how, as a parent, I can support my daughter in her future business endeavors."
Help girls, ages 9-18, learn the business skills needed to launch their own startup up or product that identifies and solves community issues.
In teams of 5-6 within their age range, they will come up with a creative solution to a problem, pitch the technology based solution to a group of judges, and exit with a passion for entrepreneurship and innovation.
Whether you want to work directly with the chicas or make sure the event is running smoothly by helping with event assistance, we've got a place for you on our volunteer team!