Taking Over with Code

with Team Zeal Episode 21

Who are the next wave of social innovators? The Technovation Challenge student teams had 12 weeks to solve a real-world problem & develop a business using a mobile app. Team Zeal talks mobile camera scans, business savvy, storytelling & using code to reduce carbon footprints one app user at a time & being young women in a non-traditional field.

More from Team Zeal in this episode:

  • They’re one of over 5000 teams from 40+ countries participating annually in the global Technovation Challenge coding & entrepreneurship competition
  • How the competition helps girls & young women get familiar with coding, tech & problem solving at an early stage
  • How the competition changes how students see their involvement in tech, entrepreneurship & their ability to create impact in the world
  • How Technovation draws on youth creativity & develops innovation skills, tech experience & coding skills
  • How Team Zeal blended a business model around recycling with phone camera object recognition & gamification
  • Why representation matters in tech