What we're about

This group is for you (teens & adults) if you are:

* teenager who wants to learn about technology in a creative context; has an idea for a tech start-up and does not know how to begin; wants to learn to code and create apps, platforms, bots and what not; wants to learn about entrepreneurship; wants to hack (ethically!); wants to meet other teens doing amazing things; wants to change the world through technology

* adult who wants to mentor and pay forward; who wishes he learned about tech entrepreneurship when he/she was at school; passionate about empowering the younger generation; addicted to hackathons; is not afraid of learning at his/her grande age; passionate about making a change or disrupting education; entrepreneur of a #techforgood startup; creating something awesome in AI, VR, AR, MR or similar and wants to share; wants to meet like-minded people; wants to change the world through technology

* educator who is looking for innovative ways to teach young people technology; wants to adopt "hackathons" as a framework to teach problem solving skills to young people; wants to embed entrepreneurship and technology into their curriculum (technology is NOT only for ICT)

* parent who is looking for innovative ways to inspire his/her children into technology; parents who are homeschooling their children are welcome!

About Acorn Aspirations:

We offer young people around the world the opportunity to learn the skills to become change makers of tomorrow.

Get in touch via email: elena.sinel@acornaspirations.co.uk

Website: http://www.acornaspirations.com

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Teens in AI Global Online Accelerator - Call for SPEAKERS & MENTORS!

Teens in AI, a multi-award winning initiative, launched at the UN AI For Good Global Summit, is running its annual AI Accelerator from 27th July to 7th August, where teenagers aged 11-19 from across the world will be using machine learning, artificial intelligence and data science to tackle pressing challenges we face. This year (for the 5th time!) the Accelerator will be run online and invites applications from teens and mentors from across the globe. ๐ŸŒ Key Dates: ๐Ÿ“Œ ๐Ÿ“Œ 20-26 July: Machine Learning pre-Accelerator course ๐Ÿ“Œ 27 July-7 August: AI Accelerator ๐Ÿ“Œ 7 August: Demo Day We are looking for: ๐Ÿš€ TEENS aged 11-19 (no background in coding required!) ๐Ÿš€ DESIGN THINKERS ๐Ÿš€ ML ENGINEERS/DATA SCIENTISTS ๐Ÿš€ SOFTWARE ENGINEERS ๐Ÿš€ ETHICISTS ๐Ÿš€ ENTREPRENEURS/BUSINESS COACHES *What's in it for you?* ๐Ÿ’ฅ Inspire the next generation and empower the future workforce with the right skills ๐Ÿ’ฅ Develop your mentoring and problem-solving skills ๐Ÿ’ฅ Learn new skills with and from young people ๐Ÿ’ฅ Network with speakers and other mentors ๐Ÿ’ฅ Show young people the impact they can have on the society with technology For more info and to share with TEENs: https://www.teensinai.com/accelerator/ Sign-up as MENTOR: https://bit.ly/acceleratormentors To find out more about your mentor role and time commitment: https://www.teensinai.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/05/Teens-in-AI-Accelerator2020-Mentor-Speaker-INFO-Pack-1.pdf Thank you for helping us inspire the next generation of AI innovators, engineers and thought leaders! ๐Ÿ’ฅ๐Ÿš€๐Ÿ’ฅ ๐Ÿ“Œ๐Ÿ“Œ๐Ÿ“Œ For all partnership or sponsorship enquiries, email Elena [masked]

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Blockchain& Python workshop for beginners

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