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Challenge ==> Connect underserved youths with career opptys in tech.
Friday, January 31, 2014 at 06:00 PM    Cost: $75
EdTech, 395 Hudson St, 3rd Fl
 
     
 
 
              

              
 
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<P STYLE="line-height: 1.1500000000000001; margin-top: 0pt; margin-bottom: 0pt;" DIR="ltr"><SPAN STYLE="font-size: small; font-family: arial, helvetica, sans-serif; background-color: transparent; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap;">This weekend features an exciting opportunity to participate in a sponsored challenge that solves a real problem for an organization dedicated to improving education.</SPAN></P>
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<P STYLE="line-height: 1.1500000000000001; margin-top: 0pt; margin-bottom: 0pt;" DIR="ltr"><SPAN STYLE="font-size: small; font-family: arial, helvetica, sans-serif; background-color: transparent; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap;">The Kapor Center is seeking a way to disseminate information on the various career paths available in the technology industry to underserved youths.</SPAN></P>
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<P STYLE="line-height: 1.1500000000000001; margin-top: 0pt; margin-bottom: 0pt;" DIR="ltr"><SPAN STYLE="font-size: small; font-family: arial, helvetica, sans-serif; background-color: transparent; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap;">The Kapor Center will provide a database of content that should be pulled into the proposed product, mentorship during the weekend, as well as up to $2500 in team development to the team that wins this challenge.</SPAN></P>
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<P STYLE="line-height: 1.1500000000000001; margin-top: 0pt; margin-bottom: 0pt;" DIR="ltr"><SPAN STYLE="font-family: arial, helvetica, sans-serif;"><SPAN STYLE="font-size: small;"><SPAN STYLE="background-color: transparent; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap;">For complete details, please read: </SPAN><A HREF="http://nycedu.startupweekend.org/2014/01/04/challenge-connect-underserved-youths-with-career-opportunities-in-technology/"><SPAN STYLE="color: #980000; background-color: transparent; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap;">http://nycedu.startupweekend.org/2014/01/04/challenge-connect-underserved-youths-with-career-opportunities-in-technology/</SPAN></A></SPAN><SPAN STYLE="font-size: 15px; background-color: transparent; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap;"><SPAN STYLE="font-size: small;">.</SPAN></SPAN></SPAN></P>
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<P><SPAN STYLE="font-family: arial, helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: small;">Please send</SPAN><SPAN STYLE="font-family: arial, helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: small;">an email to <A HREF="mailto:nycedu@startupweekend.org">nycedu@startupweekend.org</A><SPAN STYLE="color: #222222; font-family: arial; font-size: small;">(subject: STUDENT ORGANIZATION)</SPAN>in order to receive more information and get an access code to be able to register your students. We look forward to having all of you at the event!</SPAN></P>
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<P><SPAN STYLE="font-family: arial, helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: small;">For all other event details, visit <A HREF="http://nycedu.startupweekend.org/">nycedu.startupweekend.org</A></SPAN></P>
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