She Innovates Tech Conference

Be Informed, Be Inspired, Be Ready

A Huge Thank You To The Over 400 Students from 11 Title 1 Schools,
20 Speakers, 24 Teachers, 50 Moms, and 25 Volunteers, 6 Corporate Sponsors, and
5 Community Partners For Helping Make Our Inaugural Conference A Success!

The University of Miami Center for Computational Science partners with CODeLLA to present a She Innovates Tech (SITe) conference and She Tech Miami (STeM) app competition was open to all middle school girls in South Florida. The aim of this event was to inspire next generation innovators to become problem solvers and digital creators. Attendees between the ages of 9 - 13 years old connected with female technology leaders, learned about STEM career paths, and participated in interactive workshops. To view the complete schedule for the SITe conference, click HERE.

Located at the Donna E. Shalala Student Center

1330 Miller Dr, Miami, FL 33146

She Tech Miami (STeM) App Competition


Our STeM App Competition was open to girls ages 9 - 13 attending any middle school in Miami Dade County who had a solution to a health related problem experienced by an elderly person in our community. By participating in this competition, all girls won by mastering 21st century skill sets, including the ability to think critically and solve problems, collaborate and be creative. There were two winning teams, both from Hialeah Gardens Middle School. The judges were industry professionals from out local tech entrepreneurship ecosystem.



"Computing skills aren’t just for software engineers anymore. They are becoming as fundamental as science and language are. As a parent, I feel strongly that every child should have the opportunity to learn these skills."

Vandana Sikka Chairperson, Infosys Foundation, USA

Thanks to Our 2016 Speakers

Thanks to Our 2016 Breakout Session Facilitators

Frequently Asked Questions


WHO?
She Innovates Tech is a collaboration between CODeLLA and The University of Miami Center for Computational Science (CCS) to assist girls from the South Florida community to build their skill sets and their confidence while encouraging them to pursue STEM education.
WHAT?
She Innovates Tech (SITe) Conference, a collaboration between CODeLLA and the University of Miami Center for Computational Science (CCS) will take place at the University of Miami’s Donna A. Shalala Student center. The SITe Conference aims to inspire girls in Miami Dade County between the ages of 9 - 17 to become next generation innovators, problem solvers and digital creators. The event will include a She Tech Miami (STeM) App showcase featuring the top ten teams from local middle and high schools who will present their pitch decks to our conference participants. Click HERE to view the schedule at the conference.
The SITe conference and STeM app competition invites all female students in the aforementioned categories to solve healthcare problems for the elderly population in our community. The competition begins on September 21st and ends on October 21st. A teacher/mentor must register participating teams.
WHERE?
University of Miami, Donna E. Shalala Student Center
1330 Miller Drive, Coral Gables, FL 33146
WHEN?
Saturday, October 29th, 2016 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
WHY?
The percentage of women computer science majors in the United States has gone down from 37 percent in 1984 to 18 percent in 2016. According to Code.org Florida had only 2,114 computer science graduates in 2014, of those only 19% were women.

For any additional questions, feel free to email us at innovate@shetech.miami.